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May 2006


A Goodbye Drink

Back Row: Tim, Me, Martin, Alexei, Diego, Mike, Brian, Nancy and Scott.
Front Row: Athena and Jermaine

Slightly later than I was hoping in writing this post, but before I get too accustomed to life back in damp, dull and dreary England, I wanted to publicly thank the whole team at Ning who made my three month stay in Palo Alto perhaps the most exciting and enjoyable period of my (sheltered) life to date.

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Local Hero

The Brownhills Miner

Photo taken by John Williams See them all

Time for a little local buzz on this blog. I just read on Jon’s blog about a new sculpture that has appeared in the town where I went to school.

According to the local council’s website:

The five tonne worker in 19th century workers clothing stands arms outstretched and has been created with the help of Brownhills people as part of a campaign to improve key routes into the borough.

The sculpture commemorates the miners who worked in the town across the three centuries before the last Brownhills pit closed. Councillor Alan Paul, Brownhills Local Neighbourhood Partnership chairman, said that residents had had a major say in the scheme.

“It’s a key aim to build pride and by celebrating the rich heritage we have we are doing just that.”

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Great Manchester Run 2006

Self Portraits of me at every stage of the run

Last weekend I completed the 4th Great Manchester Run. Unlike last year, I didn’t manage to run the full distance. Running is very much a battle of wits, and having stopped midway for a quick toilet break, having made that stop once made it easier to convince myself that I could stop again during the later stages of the race.

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About May 2006

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