Blockheadse

Possibly the best line up they had.
Ian Dury and the Blockheads – Blockheads, Live w…: http://youtu.be/lvCex3XSPvA

A lovely present

From Ann,  of course…

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Tetley

It takes a little bit of skill to put a shamrock on a pint of Guinness. It’s all mirrors & shadows to do this…

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Jack Delano March 1943

At the Acheson, Topeka &  Santa Fe yard in March 1943. Jack is my favourite photographer of that period.

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Thanks to Shorpy.

Durham

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Google60 – Search Mad Men Style

http://www.masswerk.at/google60/ It really was like this. We sometimes had to use hand held mechanical card punches, even in the late 70s. Thanks to Tim Berners-Lee on Twitter for this.

Hull on Sunday

The flickr set link if you haven’t got flash.

Glacier – Monument

CD borrowed from a friend…

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New blog

Ann and I are blogging a photo a day at

twodifferentlives

Middlesbrough

On Saturday…

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Lovely card from Ann…

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Night night

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Scarborough and thereabouts

Great trip to Scarborough last Saturday…

Link to photo set (for those who are Flashless)

Alternative views are available at Ann’s Blog and Trev’s Facebook.

Batman #202 June 1968

Another thing you might come across in my dining room…

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I did.

Boris Karloff

I love this picture, taken on set, of Boris Karloff taking a break during the filming of one of the 1930s Frankenstein films…

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Thanks to howtobearetronaut.

Modern Locomotives – High-Horsepower Diesels 1966-2000

A really beautiful book that Ann bought for me…

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You Bet Your Life Outtakes 1955-56

The genius of Groucho…

Mark Perry

On Twitter @markpatv is coming up with some great old photos (& his Old Band Of The Day, OBOTD is nearly always a good choice) …
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From L-R Judy Nylon, Nick Kent, Brian James, JR & Mark P in the Roxy early in 1977.

Big Fella

Sitting down in Stockton High Street, in readiness for Stockton Festival…

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Swift Matches

By Maguire & Paterson (N.I.) Ltd.

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