Monday, 30 September 2013

Leeds Castle


No label, but Leeds Castle is very distinctive. And, as you all know, it is not located in the vicinity of Leeds.

Bonus - Science Geeks Rejoice - Someone's created a Leidenfrost Maze.

Saturday, 28 September 2013

Farmer / Dog / Chickens

Farmer Palmer with Rufus the hound and a large number of un-named chicken.

Un-named, with the exception of Clarissa the Hen.

Bonus - The Petrol Pump Game

Friday, 27 September 2013

The Daredevil

At Last - the Lansing Parade slides have passed.

Right, on with the rest of the oddities.

Thursday, 26 September 2013

Lansing Parade - 1959? - Lansing Building Trades Council

 After a few comments regarding a a previous Lansing Parade slide, I thought I'd give everyone an overload of paraders. Enjoy !

Today - If in doubt about what to display on your Building Trades Council float.... go with the flow and have lots of pretty girls in prom dresses.

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Lansing Parade - 1959? - Kurly Kops Kats

 After a few comments regarding a a previous Lansing Parade slide, I thought I'd give everyone an overload of paraders. Enjoy !

Today - Another Triumph of creativity.  Perhaps they just wanted a reason to join in.

Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Lansing Parade - 1959? - Girls on a Cake. With Horses

 After a few comments regarding a a previous Lansing Parade slide, I thought I'd give everyone an overload of paraders. Enjoy !

Today - Again...your guesses are welcome.   White Horses    Ladies in Red with Tin-Foil Tiaras.     Silver multi-layer cake stand.   I can only guess that it related  to  Heroin Withdrawal Symptoms.

Monday, 23 September 2013

Lansing Parade - 1959? - THe Blind Band


 After a few comments regarding a a previous Lansing Parade slide, I thought I'd give everyone an overload of paraders. Enjoy !

Today - Michigan School for the Blind - Marching Band

Sunday, 22 September 2013

Lansing Parade - 1959? - Princess Morning Star


 After a few comments regarding a a previous Lansing Parade slide, I thought I'd give everyone an overload of paraders. Enjoy !

Today - Princess Morning Star

Bonus - Yes, yesterday was Callanish. Today - Bragar

Saturday, 21 September 2013

Lansing Parade - 1959? - Friskie Whiskers

 After a few comments regarding a a previous Lansing Parade slide, I thought I'd give everyone an overload of paraders. Enjoy !

Today - well, your guess is probably as good as mine.   "Friskie Whiskers" appears to be a Googlewhack, or it would be if friskie was a pukka word, and this blogpost has been webcrawlered. So, I'm guessing this is a triumph of imagination over authenticity.

Bonus - another of mine...

Friday, 20 September 2013

Lansing Parade - 1959? - The Hearse

 After a few comments regarding a a previous Lansing Parade slide, I thought I'd give everyone an overload of paraders. Enjoy !

Today - The last transport some folks would ever ride in.

Bonus - Another Big-Iain Picture

Thursday, 19 September 2013

Lansing Parade - 1959? - The Fluffy Hats

 After a few comments regarding a a previous Lansing Parade slide, I thought I'd give everyone an overload of paraders. Enjoy !

Today - a Regiment of Fluffy-Hatted Admirals.

Yeah.   That's what I was thinking as well.

Bonus : one of my own from yesterday.

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Lansing Parade - 1959? - Fisher Body - Miss Michigan

 After a few comments regarding a a previous Lansing Parade slide, I thought I'd give everyone an overload of paraders. Enjoy !

Today - Miss Michigan slums it with some local gals.

Bonus - Yes, I'm not really here. He's a photo I took yesterday.

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Lansing Parade - 1959? - The Hairdressers

 After a few comments regarding a a previous Lansing Parade slide, I thought I'd give everyone an overload of paraders. Enjoy !

Today - Lansing Hairdressers' Association.  With a selection of natural looking hair colours.

Monday, 16 September 2013

Lansing Parade - 1959? - Vintage Fire Engine

 After a few comments regarding a a previous Lansing Parade slide, I thought I'd give everyone an overload of paraders. Enjoy !

Today - a vintage Fire Engine

Bonus - Yes, it does look familiar.

Sunday, 15 September 2013

Lansing Parade - 1959? - Giant Turkey

 After a few comments regarding a a previous Lansing Parade slide, I thought I'd give everyone an overload of paraders. Enjoy !

Today - a trailer disguised as a Giant Turkey, surrounded by Indian Squaws. Must be some local tradition.

Bonus -   Toilets of the World

Saturday, 14 September 2013

Lansing Parade - 1959? - Vintage Cars

 After a few comments regarding a a previous Lansing Parade slide, I thought I'd give everyone an overload of paraders. Enjoy !

Today - a bunch of vintage cars.

Bonus - Play Place That Crapper 

Friday, 13 September 2013

A Chance for a Cuppa

A chance for a brew, a biscuit and a bit of a natter.  Batley Townswomen's Guild take a break from their re-enactment of The Rape Of Nanking.

Bonus - Images from the Staasi Files.

Thursday, 12 September 2013

Great Aunt Sarah


Had a bit of a reputation in her family.

A bit of a go-er. If you catch my drift. Gagging for it.

Just loved chocolate ├ęclairs.

Bonus -

Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Road to Knowhere


Gosh. This sure is a tedious slide.  Not to mention dusty (tho' I've cleaned it up for your pleasure)


Bonus - Boring picture actually improves with some tattyshopping filters.

Bonus 2 - Say Hello to Senhor Testiculo

Monday, 9 September 2013

The Clock Restorer


Well, what did you expect as a Title?   Justin Beiber in his lucky rubber Y-Fronts ?

No.   I don't have anything by that description.

Bonus - Sport and Physical Freaks. Intriguing


Sunday, 8 September 2013

On Grandpa's Lap


If the DailyFail is to be believed,you couldn't take that sort of picture nowadays. "Think of the children", "Where's his CRB check?" "Has Jimmy Saukville taught us nothing?" and similar Loblocks.

In Real Life - A wonderful picture.

Bonus -  Lego + Breaking Bad = High Value Temptation

Bonus 2 - CFB

Saturday, 7 September 2013

The United States and Japan

Kevin, pretending to be interested in his book, but secretly wishing he could start the latest edition of "Spiderman vs the Grey Goblin."

Bonus - The Shocking Truth About Cow Tipping


Wednesday, 4 September 2013

Lansing Parade

A nice old Vintage Agricultural Vehicle from a series of a parade thru' Lansing.

I'm guessing Lansing, Michigan, but who knows?

Bonus - Pensioner shampoos genitals on bus after having 'issues with his briefs'    Sure....

Bonus 2 -  Best Swing Ever?

Tuesday, 3 September 2013

Monday, 2 September 2013

Sunday, 1 September 2013

"Now, just the gentlemen"

"Now, just the gentlemen".    Yesterday's Retro-Wedding was popular, so have another !
"Michael and Jeanette's Wedding - Bridegroom and ushers  10-10-64"
I love the disapproving women watching through the window...

Bonus -

( Notice the top of the mountain at 0:03??)

Graduation Day

I suspect this is the right time for schools shutting down for the Summer Holidays, so let's celebrate Graduation Day. yay Bonus...