Four years

Sunday 13 July 2014, 12.01am HKT


 

sick piggybank

TO THINK that it’s been only four years to the day that I was let off crutches — a highly memorable ordeal for me that lasted 37 months and taught me a few things about the people of my town.

I rarely reblog the work of others and don’t like to repost my own stuff, but I should think some people needed reminding on a variety of things for a variety of reasons.

This post originally appeared on 15 July 2012, now updated with very slight editing touches to align with the demands of today’s over-(in)sensitive souls.

(Image via International Boarding & Pet Services)

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And you think this is enough, do you?

Monday 9 June 2014, 5.02am HKT


10.18pm local time, 33°C (91°F), hot and bothered

AFTER the D-Day commemorations, try this for size.

disobey german army

(via c4c)

No.

Not true.

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Elle Ess Dee (Part 2)

Wednesday 14 May 2014, 6.00pm HKT


<< BACK TO PART 1

8.09am local time, 27°C (81°F), rainy days and nights

RHINO AND LOLLY,
BREAD AND HONEY

Life used to be coin-operated.

Nearly everything in the old days was priced, sold, bought and paid for in coins. Then Mammon (Thatcher) came to power. We went full retard and everything began to cost in notes (‘bills’ to our American cousins).

By the way, “bread and honey” is Cockney slang for ‘money.’

‘What’s that in old money?’

decimal coins via UK Metric Association

UK decimal ‘shrapnel’: the 20p came in the 1980s and £1 later still
(via UK Metric Association)

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Elle Ess Dee

Monday 12 May 2014, 8.07am HKT


>> PART 2

10.26pm local time, 24°C (75°F), heavy rain

here he comes imgur

Here he comes again … another nostalgic overdrive…

(via Imgur)

It’s not what you think. I’m not talking about the drug LSD (‘acid’).

Heaven help you people, you know when I’m being nostalgic, it’s TL;DR overdrive.

Recommended background music when reading this:—

Stars on 45: The Charts 1975–1979 on SoundCloud

The length of that medley is EXACTLY the time it takes to read his incredibly longwinded escapade of nostalgia.

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Why am I toying with this idea?

Friday 18 April 2014, 6.00am HKT


5.23pm local time, 26°C (79°F), overcast and cool

hopeless roy lichtenstein 1963 wikipedia

‘Hopeless’ by Roy Lichtenstein, 1963 (via Wikipedia)

HERE’S the thing, I’ve had a hard time trying to figure out how to write about this particular chapter of my life without turning it into a total bitch session.

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Flight MH370 and the bullshit it shows up

Saturday 22 March 2014, 1.24am HKT


MAS Flight MH370 via Flightradar24.com

(via Flightradar24.com on Facebook — click image for full size)

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