Monthly Archives: October 2012

RHS Photographer of the Year 2012, The Telegraph,UK

Here are the fantastic garden photos of the year thanks to The Telegraph, UK. My choice is : The RHS Young Photographer of the Year 2012 title has been awarded to Alex Berryman. Alex, aged 15, says: “I was lucky … Continue reading

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Bar stool economics

This from my friend Kaare  BAR STOOL ECONOMICS Suppose that every day, ten men go out for a beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it … Continue reading

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Two boats – one almost ready to go – one half stripped down.

As a pensioner I need something to do, and I love boats, as much as I love fishing. I hate to see good boats, or hulls, go to waste. One 17′ Boston Whaler is ready to serve on the ocean … Continue reading

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Flying south

For the last two days and nights, the snow geese have been flying south, I can hear them, but not always see them, they are flying very high. WIKIPEDIA: This article is about species of goose. For the novella by … Continue reading

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National Geographic Pictures

National Geographic 8 Here are some stunning pictures from National Geographic.

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October 18th. – Ox Day – Necktie Day – Alaska Day – Persons Day – among other

October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 74 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays and observances link to international days – UNESCO  – 10 most celebrated, list by Country,  festivals,   … Continue reading

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October 14th, first winter day on old Norse Calendar

October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 78 days remaining until the end of the year. 222 – Pope Callixtus I is killed by a mob in Rome’s Trastevere after a 5-year reign in which he … Continue reading

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