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Solitary (pic du jour)

Finding a wall of solitude in a busy London tube station on a Friday afternoon? Easy. Cracking it with a fleeting glance? Unforgettable. I'm glad we made eye contact. It broke that momentary solitary confinement - her's, waiting alone for the train, and mine, leaning against a wall, hiding behind a camera. Notting Hill Gate station, London,…
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Jessica Ennis’s Coronation – London Notebook II

London, UK – Vultures.  :) This is Great Britain's Jessica Ennis just a few steps beyond the finish line of the 800 meters after she clinched the gold medal in the heptathlon last night. For anyone who had the good fortune to witness Great Britain’s ‘Super Saturday’ in track and field yesterday at Olympic Stadium, there will be no shortage of…
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RyanAir finally lands in Slovenia.

As of Thursday 7 June, that is, with the long-anticipated service between Maribor (MBX), Slovenia's second city, and London-Stansted (STN). Three flights weekly - Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. I'm not a huge fan of RyanAir (although their flights can be memorable), but must concede that both cost and convenience may supercede principle --on…
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