what those funny metal bits in the pavement mean


do you ever wonder what those funny little circles of metal are in the pavement you occasionally see when you walk past buildings in towns like london ?  for a long time I thought they must be sawn off railings from wartime when they needed such things to make weapons. 

but no.  they are simply boundary markers, as explained by this helpful legally aware piece of pavement.

telescope house

i’d like to live in a house called telescope house. that would very good.

random shopping list

here’s a mad scrap of a shopping list. but what does it say ?
i think i can work out most of the words. but that might because my spelling is of a similar level of accuracy.
you can click the picture for a big version (most pictures are now clickable by the way – i’ve decided not to tell you each time to save us all time)