November 2005

st george’s gardens

st george’s gardens is a funny little place in the middle of london, full of dead reformers (except for the ones who got body-snatched i guess!)
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despite all the great names buried in this place, there’s a number of huge tombs.
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this one had the identification faded away
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it made me think that even if we’re fantastically successful in life and get buried in a massive tomb then eventually any memory of the real us is forgotten. if it’s just all about living, dying then being forgotten it all seems a bit sad !
(thankfully i belive there’s more to life than that so no need to get all depressed !).
here’s a picture from outside the gates.
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henrietta mews (because she’s a cat?)

odd shaped head

this chap has a very strange head and oddly bent feet. and he seems to be picking up that poo without any gloves on.
it similar to this one and these ones.
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the empire clock

this is a great thing. it’s a clock that shows you the time across the (now defunct) british empire. it’s at goodenough college for anyone wanting to inspect it in more detail.
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kezia and daddy

kezia drew this lovely picture of her and me. i love the toes and fingers. i’m on the right.
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7000th post

i missed the fact i’d done my 7,000th blog post on monday. ooops. hoorah belatedly and thanks for continuing to visit !
also, i passed the 4000 mile mark on my walking measurements last week.
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i’m still thinking about what to do for my 400th birthday on the 1st December. i’ll be in brussels on the day itself, but i’m sure we should do something blogwise.