Category Archives: Death and Dying

Travels are Almost A Go!!

At last it Came! Its been another busy old week here, and today I was very happy to see that OPG got the tax exemption through from the government of Georgia.  This is a really big deal, as it means … Continue reading

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A Mini-ish Update

Not been able to write much recently, as my laptop is on its way out.  Basically the hot weather and being an elderly computer, means that when the battery gets hot, it presses on the tracker pad and bar from … Continue reading

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Endings and Beginnings

Trials of a Week This week has been the toughest so far as Director of OPG, as a member of the Coxless Rowers, and also in my PhD quest.  It is a week that has marked the end and the … Continue reading

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From the Dark Side of London

Originally posted on Little London Observationist:
From the colourful creativity of the Chelsea Flower Show to the Rugged and Rustic, London has an endless range of moods. Today, some dark photography from Shando, reaching into the depths of London’s abandoned…

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Last Letters: Further Extracts

Originally posted on ISCE journals:
Letters to his Mother, his Wife, his Brother-in-law (Sir William Ellison Macartney), Admiral Sir Lewis Beaumont, and Mr. and Mrs. Reginald Smith were also found, from which come the following extracts: The Great God has…

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Denture Dangers and Other Signs

Originally posted on Little London Observationist:
A bit of London humour for your today. Karva Javi found this amusing sign on a garage in Tower Hamlets. Here’s a few other fun London signs in case you missed them. What to blame…

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Last Letters: Vice-Admiral Egerton

Originally posted on ISCE journals:
TO VICE-ADMIRAL SIR GEORGE LE CLEARC EGERTON. K.C.B. MY DEAR SIR GEORGE, I fear we have shot our bolt–but we have been to Pole and done the longest journey on record. I hope these letters…

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