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What’s in a number?

8 December 2006 by Marc

08 mosaic

Well, come capital of culture year everything will be 08 this and 08 that, and the city will be bedecked in the figures 0 and 8. There’s doubters saying the city won’t be ready, however earlier this week the webteam took a short stroll around town and were able to spot one or two 08’s already in place.

It’s difficult to explain what I’m on about without having a quick look through the flickr gallery of the results (slideshow available), it’s fun to spot them (honest) and if you see one, send it to us. If you are a flickr member you can send images to the group automatically, everyone else will have to use our photo upload function to send us their images. Read more…

I don’t like crickets

5 December 2006 by Marc

Cricket insect's playing cricket, vintage xmas card

What a miserable start to the day, to rush downstairs and turn the cricket on to hear England all out Downunder and Australia progressing tidly towards an unlikely victory ‘against the head’ in the 2nd Ashes Test.

Clicking just anywhere to get the cricket off of my web browser, my mood was slightly cheered by stumbling across Sam’s post about the excellent decorative arts selection of vintage christmas e-cards and then depressed again to find a cricket related one (pictured). Read more…

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