Tuesday, April 21, 2009

I'm Getting That Andre Feeling

My employer used to be a British company. It was then bought by a Texan outfit with a senior management line up that looked as though far too many pies had been consumed for quite a long time. Latterly it "merged" with another US corporation. Following the take over the pie people have sought opportunities elsewhere to eat pie. Meanwhile Andre beavers away awaiting pay cuts, travel expense freezes and, with luck, redundancy.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Monday, April 13, 2009

Marina Confusion

I'm told that the Greek language is literal - so too are the street signs apparently...

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

The First Lights of Spring

You are all supposed to admire my new LED day time running lights. What's more she started first crank thanks to the new Odyssey battery. Northwich here we come.

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Square Windows on the World

I found this picture today in my "misc" photos folder. This is the first Comet 1 airliner in 1949. Powered by 4 smooth running Ghost turbojet engines one could balance a fork on a threepenny piece during cruise at 35,000 feet. That is until explosive decompression occurred.....

Friday, April 3, 2009

Happy Days Are Here Again

Drum brakes and Bing carburetors!

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Incatation Proved

....at least for 20th Century dictators!
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