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Jul 2, 2013 - television , hotel roofs and traffic lights

A comment on television. the British is as bad as the Australian! all reality shows. Though even there I think thieve outdone us. I saw one that was a medical one. You tell the Doctor your problem, backing it up with video clips (phone or other) and then doctor or those he brings in, tells you what needs to be done and next step...which is often go to the GP. On the night I watched there were ingrown toe nails, sores that wouldn't heal, bunions, skin infections, size OO boobs and penis problems (uretha on outside!) Unbelievably awful, but...

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Jun 30, 2013 - the tin mines

Geevor tin mine; The last Cornish tin mine closed in 1990 after massive fall in tin prices. Cornish miners worked on contract. Paid for all their own gear including gun powder, and were then paid for the ore. This was later how the Welsh slate mines got over one of their labour wage issues. the men were still not anywhere near rich, far from it, but it gave them some independence; owners and investors still made Davey safety lamp First there was a Self guided tour through what was left of the surface 'workings', which was a lot. The...

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Jun 12, 2013 - Newlyn and Penzance Cornwall

After reaching Penzance I took a cab to Newly to my accommodation, courtesy of my Ellen St Fremantle neighbours. They are utilising my unit while I'm away and I have their Cornish cottage in Newlyn. Fragdan St and Fragdan place seems like it may have once been the centre of the fishing town. In the centre it has an old post office (now housing)and some warehouses. 'cottages' are terrace houses (I think that's the term) and anywhere a flower or shrub will grow, one has been planted I did take a photo of 'Ancarva' Fragdan Place, but cant...

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