Category Archives: UK

Ambulance on Sark

Sark, one of the Channel Islands, doesn’t have cars. People move around mostly on bicycle. There are also some horse-drawn carriages and a few tractors, mainly to pick up supplies from the harbour. There are so few people that license … Continue reading

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Ed Miliband presents new Labour leader

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Nepal and the Royal Baby

The world’s attention was directed at Nepal after the devastating earthquake. Until a woman gave birth to her second child. As one Twitter user put it succinctly: Beyond showing that the world and most media have an attention span shorter … Continue reading

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Edinburgh

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The bird doesn’t care what you did

You may have done great things in life. Maybe you are a hero. Maybe you are famous. There might be a statue erected for you on a bridge in Edinburgh. Then a bird will come and shit on top of … Continue reading

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Giraffes

Photographed in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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“For the Rest of my Life”

He closed the heavy door behind him as he left the grand house on Westbourne Terrace. It had become too late to catch a bus and anyway, it was still warm enough to walk. After midnight, London was at its … Continue reading

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