A Clever Sequence Of 6 Animated Google Doodles For Halloween 2014 — Refresh To See All.

Anura Guruge, June 8, 2013.


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>> Polio vaccine, Jonas Salk’s 100th
>>Oct. 28, 2014.

∋∋ “Explore the Pyramids of Giza” Google Footnote – Oct. 1, 2014.

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Very interesting reach. I didn’t think ALL these countries celebrated Halloween,
e.g., Sri Lanka?
I wonder IF they Googled it? Intresting. Russia?
This seems haphazard and arbitrary.

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Google Doodles from past Halloweens.

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Crowds Flock To Admire The ‘Tower Of London’ Sea Of Blood Red Poppies — One Of Them Is MINE.

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Related posts:
1/ Buying Tower of London poppy.
2/ The Tower of London poppies
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3/ Will NOT ship till Jan. 2015.

>> Canada’s Harper not going to China.
>> Boris Johnson selling poppies.
>> U.K. ‘spies’ create Red Poppy.
>> Canadians start wearing 2014 poppies.
>> 2014
Poppy Pin collection.
>> 2014 ‘Watch’ has begun.

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From my all time favorite newspaper in the whole world the
U.K. “Daily Mail”.

As is my normal wont I am NOT giving you a direct link to the article that contains these pictures.
The article, though, as ever, VERY POSITIVE about this wonderful,
World Class tribute

is about a stupid controversy raised by another U.K. newspaper.
I don’t want to confuse 
any of you with that.

If you want to see the article use the above link to access the admirable “Daily Mail”.
You will find it easy enough.
All I will say is screw the bloody ‘Guardian’. 


One of these Blood Red Poppies is MINE.

Paid for it in August.

I won’t get it till January 2015 — but that is FINE with me.

Wear your Red Poppy with PRIDE.


British VIPs Add Their Voice To Promote London’s Annual Poppy Day Drive.

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Related posts:
>> Canada’s Harper
not going to China.
>> Boris Johnson selling poppies.
>> U.K. ‘spies’ create Red Poppy.
>> Canadians start wearing 2014 poppies.
>> 2014
Poppy Pin collection.
>> 2014 ‘Watch’ has begun.

ΔΔΔΔ Check ‘Red Poppy’ tab above ↑ ↑ ↑ ↑ 

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Click to access full account from “Leading Britain’s Conversation”.


This is all great stuff.
I LOVE it.
Anything and everything to promote Poppy Day.

Yes, it makes me very homesick.

The acronym ‘TfL’ that occurs in the article refers to ‘Transport for London’.

Enjoy.

I have been wearing my Canadian Red Poppy, with pride, this week.


Fiat Chrysler To Spin Off Ferrari But Retain Maserati Because Maserati Is A Better Car.

Anura Guruge, June 8, 2013.

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Related posts:
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in NH — Sep. 14, 2014.
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1964 Red MGB — Aug. 30, 2014.

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 Cars Alton Old Home Day — Aug. 10, 2014.
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1940 Buick Eight — June 24, 2014.
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>> Triumph Stag story … – May 11, 2013.
>> Jensen Healey in Alton – Aug. 28, 2012.
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During my morning ritual of listening to an hour of CNBC financial news while lying in bed, drinking coffee and reading ‘stuff’ on my 10.2″ Le Pan pad, I heard on Wednesday morning that Fiat Chrysler intends to spin off Ferrari as a separate company. Made sense to me. Ferrari owners must be fed up of hearing jokes that their $300K is nothing but a souped up Fiat.

Just wished that I had had the foresight to own Fiat Chrysler shares before this announcement. I might toy with looking into getting a couple of shares in the new Ferrari company. Though I have driven in one once that will be about as close to Ferrari as I will ever get. If nothing else the ground clearance on Ferrari’s just don’t lend themselves to dirt roads like the one that I live on.

Then I heard one of the CNBC clowns claiming that Fiat Chrysler was keeping Maserati because it was a better brand. I cannot comment on that. I do not know either of these makes BUT it put in mind something that I am more familiar with: Rolex vs. Ebel.

Ebel, hands down, is a better timekeeper than Rolex. But nobody in the U.S. other than the true cognoscenti have heard of Ebel. So Ebel, other than in the right circles, has no status, cachet, in the U.S. So folks buy and wear Rolexes.

Well to me that is what it boils down to with Ferrari and Maserati. Ferrari has the ‘pulling power’. Maserati will only be appreciated by the experts. Offering a young lady a ride in your Maserati, in most U.S. cities, probably bar L.A., will probably be misunderstood to you trying to be crude. But you say Ferrari — and you are all set.

So Rolex vs. Ebel. Ferrari vs. Maserati.

Now I remembered. I really must keep an eye out for a real cheap Ebel. 


Ever Delightful Wolfeboro, NH, At Its Delectable Best During The Last Weekend Of October 2014.

A Chinook Pup, New Hampshire’s State Dog, at Wolfeboro docks.

Anura Guruge, June 8, 2013.

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I was in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire — the Oldest Summer Resort in the U.S. — twice this last Saturday, October 25, 2014. Teischan had two ballet classes. During the first visit in the morning I walked 40 minutes up Main Street, all the way past the big cemetery and then ran down, in a hurry, because I thought I was going to be late. That gave me my hour’s worth of exercise for the day. On the second visit, when her class was just for 30 minutes I perambulated around the dock area with my Canon T3i. I knew that if I was lucky I might be able to get another picture posted on the N.H. State official Tourist Site, VisitNH.gov. Well I succeeded — my 6th picture that they have used since the end of September. So it was worth it. Here are some of the pictures. ENJOY. Wolfeboro is such a delightful town to walk around. Plan to do an hours walk, in the dark, on Thursday night.


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