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Wordless Wednesday #108 Trafalgar by Night

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Wordless Wednesday #107 Singing in the Rain

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Wordless Wednesday #106 Ray of Light 2

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Wordless Wednesday #105 Enigma

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The subtle things

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Given there is a new Bill and Ted movie set to come out I feel the need to point out the sutble but wonderful impact the previous films have had on language.

I might have started using these in ironic way but over time it just became normal. Yes I might shout excellent and mentally be playing air guitar but that part is optional.

I do this now for a new generation of excellent fans who might not understand the multifaceted meaning of such a totally awsome words.

Here is my quick guide

Regular Meaning
dude = friend or someone of the male persausion
bogus = not genuine
heinous = hateful or totally reprehensible
excellent = of great worth or high quality
triuphant = victorious
babe = a baby or young child
totally outrageous = a terrible thingthat causes outrage

Extra dimensions
duuudee =
You are my best friend
dude! =
That is not cool but I'm telling you in a nice way
dead dude =
a dead person
bogus =
rubbish
heinous =
unfortunate
excellent =
good
triuphant =
yeah that is the dogs b******s
babe =

Wordless Wesnesday #104 Winter is coming

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Simple pleasures

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I often find its the simplest things that are the tastiest.

There are few things I like better on a cold winter morning than warm bread, freshly baked and tasty golden honey. If there is a mug of hot creamy chocolate on the side you'll find me like a very a very happy fat house cat curled up on the sofa in pure glee.

Often it's these simple pleasure that have to most evocative memories. Our associations with these flavours and scents colour our moods in a far more vivid way than any photograph.

That smell of spices will always remind me of my mum's kitchen no matter where I am or the Cinnabon sickly sweet pervasive scent that transports me to the hustle and bustle of Piccadilly circus. There are times when this can deceive too, soon there will be the divine lure of roast chestnuts through London - but can I eat them, nope seriously horrid things.

But the scent that really gets me is that of coffee, it is like a Siren's call.


Wordless Wednesday #103 Mellow Yellow

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Boundaries

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Someone mentioned a Spa Day to me this weekend. They were being nice, I accept this but you see the idea of a Spa horrifies me, I can't think of anything less relaxing. This is mainly due to the fact I don't like physical contact with people I don't know. So a Spa with its treatments and such = terror. Massages are the worse thing I can imagine, Firstly who are these people, where have their hands been? How are they OK with touching you?
Lets not even mention all those people in nothing but towels showing too much shall we say "skin". I mean its hard to look them in the eye after you've seen everything but that is a whole other can of worms. Lastly the cumber eyes, I loath the smell of cucumbers.


I'm certain I'm not alone in the desire not to be touched and in the case of a Spa people are paying for the whole experience and on some level must enjoy this (its beyond me). But what about all this involuntary touching? E has tattoos and on numerous occa…

Wordless Wednesday #102 Waterfall

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Wordless Wednesday #101 Jack-O-Lantern

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Wordless Wednesday #100 Brompton Cemetary

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Wordless Wednesday #99 The Moon from my telescope

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Wordless Wednesday #98 Positano

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Wordless Wednesday #97 Sorrento

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Keep your hands to yourself

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PDA = Public displays of affection.

I cannot stand PDAs. I have no problem with most people and how they choose to show their affection and I'm not suggesting a kissing ban. Even I have got "ahhhh" at weddings when the bride and groom partake in their first kiss. What winds me up however are those attention seekers who decide that they cannot resist each other for a moment longer for you know the world may end...right...now

What makes me bring this up? Well go on this journey with me through space and time...back to this morning, I'm on my way to work and the train is full. Not sardine full but all the seats are gone and there is little standing room. The train pulls into Paddington Station and as this is a major interchange its not unusual for a large number of people to pile on including the notorious couple. Nothing of note, just another morning, I've got my far away stare going (I find it impossible to read while standing on the tube, especially when I'…

Wordless Wednesday #96 View from the Paramount

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Wordless Wednesday #95 Wheelchair Basketball

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Wordless Wednesday #94 Solo the Kite ZSL

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Wordless Wednesday #93 Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

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Wordless Wednesday #92 30!

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Wordless Wednesday #91 Tube Flowers

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Wordless Wednesday #90 Wicked

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Wordless Wednesday #89 Torch and Tennis

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Wordless Wedneday #88 Kensingston Palace

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Wordless Wednesday #87 Telephone boxes

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Wordless Wednesday #86 Robot Football

Wordless Wednesday #85 Gatz

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Nice Surprise

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Flowers for our 7th Wedding Anniversary on 1st July

Wordless Wednesday #84 Hong Kong

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