Vintage postcards of Amsterdam

More vintage postcards from my collection, this time Amsterdam. Some of them have sold, but some are still available to buy from Delcampe.

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 11:09 am

This is how whole days disappear

British Pathé, or whoever owns their rights, has uploaded a load of old newsreels to their account on YouTube. Must. Resist.

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 10:49 am

Homeopathy awareness can make the world a healthier, happier place | Michael Marshall | Science | theguardian.com

“not so much Médecins Sans Frontières as Médecins Sans Medicine” via Homeopathy awareness can make the world a healthier, happier place | Michael Marshall | Science | theguardian.com.

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 9:22 am

Lock, Stock and two infra-red equipped drones

It looks like Guy Ritchie’s first (and best) film needs an update. Nowadays the geezers robbing or “taxing” the dope growers would use a drone to fly around and spot the heat signatures of cannabis farms. “They are fair game,” he said. “It is not like I’m using my drone to see if people have […]

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 8:29 am

Why I’m making sure I’m registered to vote

I had a panic yesterday, because I’m not sure whether I’m registered to vote, and the European elections are coming up. I filled in an online form, and should soon be getting the paperwork needed to check and, if necessary, fix the problem. Here’s one reason why those of us in the North West should […]

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 7:16 am

Vintage postcards of World War 1

I have a shoe box full of vintage postcards, some of them over a century old, which I have slowly been working my way through and putting up for sale on a site called Delcampe. I think I should share some of them with you. This set all relate to World War 1, mostly showing […]

Posted by on 14 April 2014 | 1:07 pm

Fossil Galaxy May Be One of First Ever Formed

A fossil galaxy sounds like the sort of thing Doctor Who would visit. A tiny galaxy circling the Milky Way may be a fossil left over from the early universe, astronomers say. A recent study found that the stars in the galaxy, called Segue 1, contain fewer heavy elements than those of any other galaxy […]

Posted by on 14 April 2014 | 8:09 am

Postcards and prints of my photos from Deviantart and Redbubble

Church Street CDs by Spinneyhead on deviantART I’ve been delving into my big box of digital images as well as the physical one, and found a few that would be good as prints or postcards. I’m putting pictures up on two different services for this- Redbubble and Deviantart. They each have slightly different inventory, and […]

Posted by on 13 April 2014 | 2:19 pm

Manchester then and now

I’ve been taking photos of Manchester for nearly twenty-five years. When I went through the boxes of prints that I have, I came up with a plan to revisit some of the images and see what those places look like now. So, every so often, I’m going to grab the camera and go and take […]

Posted by on 13 April 2014 | 8:29 am

Only Foals And Horses

Only Foals And Horses, originally uploaded by spinneyhead. Equine transport.

Posted by on 8 April 2014 | 10:51 am