Daily Archives: February 27, 2017

Pope Benedict XVI (#266) Resigned On February 28, 2013 — i.e., 4 Years Ago.

by Anura Guruge


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Click image to access SOME of February 28, 2013 posts at my “Popes and Papacy” blog.


Wow. Remember it well. Watched him leave, by helicopter, live on TV.

It had been a hectic, non-stop 15 days since he announced his resignation. Remember that time, 4 years ago, like it was last month.


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Two Impressive International Google Doodles: One For Mihri Müşfik Hanım & The Other For Abdul Sattar Edhi.

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at Google.

Just in Turkey, for painter Princess Mihri Müşfik Hanım.


Shown in SOME of the British Commonwealth countries for Pakistani humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi.

Shown in SOME of the British Commonwealth countries for Pakistani humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi.


Permanent access, independent of date,
provided via the Google Doodle Archive.


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Action-Packed Google Doodle For Austrian ‘Karnival 2017’ — February 27.

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This is the equivalent of the German & Austrian Mardi Gras. It starts earlier, BUT like Mardi Gras concludes on Ash Wednesday, 1st day of lent; March 1 — this year.


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6 Sony a6000 Images Of The Day — February 27, 2017.

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NO post-processing whatsoever.

With my Sony a6000.
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NOT The Pictures Of The Day (Sony a6000): I – IV — February 27, 2017.

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Picture Of The Day (Sony a6000) — February 27, 2017.

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Taken with my Sony a6000.

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Constantine The Great, The Godfather Of Christianity, Believed To Have Been Born Today ~1,745 Years Ago.

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Statue in York (England) — where Constantine was crowned Emperor on his father’s death.

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Dates going back that far are a bit ‘fuzzy’. So we cannot be sure. February 27, circa 272, however, is what is considered the best guess as to when he was born.

He, in my opinion, was the 2nd most important man in making Christianity what it is today — the FIRST, indubitably, having been St. Paul (originally Saul). Jesus, at best, is #3, if NOT fourth behind St. Peter.


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Sony Full-Frame a7 III Likely To Be Announced At “The Photography Show”, U.K., March 18 – 21, 2017.

by Anura Guruge


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Pay attention to the highlighted (in red) sentence fragment.

The complete sentence reads: “We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of new technology in the photographic industry, bringing out ground-breaking innovations, such as the A7 and RX series.”

Click here to access original Webpage.

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Seems like a big CLUE.

A new a7 model is due and the a7 III seems like the most obvious.

Not that far away. Just three weeks. Sony might announce just ahead of the show.

Yes, of course, I will keep you posted. 


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“Able Was I, Ere, I Saw Elba” — Napoleon’s First Day Of Freedom Post Elba 202 Years Ago Today — February 27.

by Anura Guruge


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He managed to escape on February 26, 1815
and February 27 was his first day POST Elba.


“Able Was I, Ere, I Saw Elba.”

I trust you know that that is a palindrome.
It reads the same forward and backward.

I was taught it when I was about 10.
Still remember it.
That is what I know most about Elba.

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