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Mata Hari Postcard of the Week
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Throwback Thursday

Thursday again! Sheesh. Where is the year going to? Anyway, what can I tell you about this photo. Of course it is me, trying to look windswept and exotic as I manfully stare out at the river. It was taken in 1995, by the bank of the Murray River, in the town of Echuca in […]

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Mata Hari Postcard of the Week
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Another Throwback Thursday shot that I posted on Facebook a few weeks ago – yeah it’s already Thursday here in Australia – we live in the future, you know! This shot must be around 18 years ago (1996) – back when I lived in Cheltenham near Southland. The lad would have only been a month […]

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Throwback Thursday

It’s Thursday once again – my last working day of the week. Yeah, I know I am pretty lucky (but there are some days when I’d rather have the extra dollars in my pocket). I posted this on Facebook a couple of weeks ago, so if you’ve read this twice, I apologise. For Throwback Thursday, […]

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Okay folks, here’s a shot from either 1996 or early 97. Hard to believe I was ever that young and that skinny. And the computer would have been my first Mac – by today’s standards it was not very powerful and had little memory (had to run with virtual memory on at all times to […]

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Robotic Jellyfish

Via CNN. In the interests of bringing you the latest in spy news, I give you Cyro, the robotic jellyfish. I must admit this amused the hell out of me. Designed by a team of researchers at Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering, the robot is 5 feet, 7 inches wide and weighs 170 pounds but […]

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Sex and Spies

Here’s a link to an article by Lauren St. John which appeared on the Times Online. The years of loving dangerously They were communist agents trained — and surgically enhanced — to seduce the West’s Moneypennys and Bonds. Lauren St John finds out what went on between the sheets behind the iron curtain In the […]

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