Monthly Archives: August 2008

>Watchmen, We Love You All

> Being a bit of a nerd, I’ve never really grown out of comics. From the the age of 8 until I went off to art college I was an avid reader of 2000AD – and It was very influential … Continue reading

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>China In Your Hands

>It’s the Olympic games, and the whole world is pointing their cameras at China. I’ve been lucky enough to visit the country twice. The first time was a brief skip over the border to Guangzhou while visiting pre-handover Hong Kong. … Continue reading

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>Safe Hands

>Sitting in Holborn like a spinster aunt’s display cabinet is the Princess Louise, every visitor’s idea of what a London pub should look like. The interior dates from 1891, and It’s magnificent – a riot of etched glass, mahogany, mirrors, … Continue reading

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>A Yorkshire Welcome

> I pulled a 13-hour shift yesterday, scooting home at 11.30pm amongst Britain’s worst drivers. When I got in, Mrs TIW (herself born in that London) surprised me with this arrangement of Yorkshire produce. Just brilliant.

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>It’s a Yorkshire Thing

> Today is the 1st of August – Yorkshire Day. It was first celebrated in 1975 when the Yorkshire Ridings Society adopted the day to protest about the historic borders of the county being faffed about with. The significance of … Continue reading

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