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  1. Throwback Thursday: The Hairdryer

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    Thursday 31 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    For Throwback Thursday this week, here’s a post from June 2013. Back in the days when I had more time …
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  2. Weekly Photo Challenge: One Love (III)

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    Thursday 17 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My third Weekly Photo Challenge entry is my beloved ex…. Known affectionately as Miss Norma Jean; of all the gals over …
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  3. Weekly Photo Challenge: Life Imitates Art (IV)

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    Thursday 18 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My fourth blast at this rather interesting Weekly Photo Challenge shows how basic photography in certain situations can create art; …
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  4. Wordless Wednesday ~ All Saints Church

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    Wednesday 17 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  5. In tribute to Ziggy

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    Wednesday 13 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    I have shared many of my heroes of the musical world under the guise of Tunes I Love. Now, unless you …
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  6. Double entendre

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    Monday 21 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Today marks the day when I share my annual ‘special’. Published each year on the birthday of my late wife, …
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  7. Weekly Photo Challenge: Transition (II)

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    Saturday 28 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge shows the unwrapping of a brand new Aston Martin ‘Vanquish’, which is …
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  8. Wordless Wednesday ~ Narrow Boats & The Cube

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    Wednesday 11 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  9. Menacing sunset

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    Tuesday 20 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  10. Flower Friday ~ Blue (something)…

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    Friday 16 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Not sure on this one. At first I thought it looked like a blue hydrangea, but like a tiny version. Any …
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  11. Flower Friday ~ Bluebell

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    Friday 02 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Simple elegance The humble Bluebell is one of nature’s best examples. Often seen as a mass of blue like a …
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  12. Wordless Wednesday ~ Minehead beach, England

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    Wednesday 30 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  13. Weekly Photo Challenge: Change (III)

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    Sunday 27 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a fallen tree; depicting the changes after a storm. Hope …
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  14. Weekly Photo Challenge: Connected (I)

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    Friday 04 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the famous Tower Bridge that connects two shores of the River …
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  15. Long drives in the rain…

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    Friday 14 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This 1971 iconic track by The Doors one takes me back to the mid 90s when I would commute weekly …
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  16. Weekly Photo Challenge: ‘Half & Half’ (I)

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    Sunday 19 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a split in the canvas all right, bringing symmetry …
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  17. Marriage and Mr Adams

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    Friday 17 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This entry into the collection of Tunes I Love is actually very significant to me. As a piece of music it’s one …
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  18. The wall – An iconic memory

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    Friday 10 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Often I blog about my rebellious past. Most of us have one, and at times I’m happy to report that this …
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  19. Love and the Civil Service

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    Saturday 27 June, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    “And it says here you know other languages. Care to elaborate?” That was a question posed to my goodself some thirty …
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  20. Weekly Photo Challenge: Roy G. Biv (III)

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    Sunday 21 June, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was taken in the UK… Is this what they call …
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  21. Weekly Photo Challenge: Off-Season (II)

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    Saturday 13 June, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge shows geraniums surviving an unexpected bout of snow at the seaside. Hope you …
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  22. Weekly Photo Challenge: Enveloped (III)

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    Sunday 17 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is an image of a moorland stream, enveloped by the hillsides …
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  23. Weekly Photo Challenge: Intricate (II)

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    Saturday 02 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge shows us another intricate beauty left by nature, that of …
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  24. Weekly Photo Challenge: Intricate (I)

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    Friday 01 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge shows the intricacy that Mother Nature has to offer in …
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  25. Rebellious age

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    Friday 01 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    To say I went through a rebellious stage during my seven years of teenhood would be putting it mildy. However, …
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  26. Flower Friday ~ Little trumpets

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    Friday 17 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Taken back in the UK quite a few years ago, these bizarre flowers are rather pretty, even if I don’t …
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  27. Wordless Wednesday ~ Bang

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    Wednesday 08 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  28. Weekly Commuting & Baker Street

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    Friday 06 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This is Gerry Rafferty back in 1978 with his famous Baker Street track from the platinum selling album, ‘City to …
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  29. Progressive Instrumental Rock

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    Friday 13 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    As a teenage rebel, I was more into heavy metal and glam rock music than the modern new age stuff, …
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  30. Morning Train… Teenage DJ Spike

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    Sunday 08 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    May 1980, and I was a weekend teenage discjockey at a small private boarding school in Hampshire, southern England. I …
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  31. Memories of Derbyshire

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    Friday 06 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Sunday mornings, Out on the bike, On roads like these… . . A look back at days gone by, living …
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  32. Scotland – Final Photos

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    Saturday 31 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    I think this is my last in the series of images of Scotland. I had another root around the big …
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  33. Back in Scotland

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    Sunday 25 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Once more I delve into the photo box in search of more Scottish scenes, and I think I struck lucky. …
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  34. Images of Scotland

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    Sunday 18 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    After the earlier post from Scotland seemed so popular, I got to digging through my box of old prints once …
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  35. Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity (III)

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    Sunday 18 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a scene from my birth country, and the serenity of life in the …
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  36. Visiting Scotland

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    Sunday 11 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    With the rib injury, I’ve recently had a chance to dig through my old box of photographic prints, and even …
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  37. Flogging HiFi Equipment with Michael Jackson

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    Friday 02 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Back in the early ’80s I found myself working in an electrical and photographic retail store called Dixons, on the …
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  38. My Slade Christmas Memory

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    Thursday 25 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    When: Monday 5th December, 1983 Where: Exeter University, England What: Last UK tour by the original Slade Who: Me of …
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  39. SPIKE WRITES: A Scottish Adventure

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    Tuesday 23 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Originally posted on Pictures and Perspectives:
    A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to win a ‘Guess What’ competition hosted by…

  40. Being A Muslim At Christmas

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    Sunday 21 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    The vast majority of followers to my wee blog are located in the States, Canada and the UK. Irrespective of personal …
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  41. Mad Woman at Harlech Castle

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    Sunday 21 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This is my annual ‘special’, in which I retell stories about my late wife, published each year on her birthday …
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  42. Bond – My Classical Gals

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    Thursday 18 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This is BOND, a four piece band of highly talented and not too shabby looking gals. THE ORIGINAL ELECTRIC STRING QUARTET …
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  43. Wordless Wednesday ~ Garden in Winter

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    Wednesday 10 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

  44. Weekly Photo Challenge: Gone But Not Forgotten (IV)

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    Monday 08 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a shot I took at John …
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  45. Wishing For Peace

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    Tuesday 11 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Veteran’s Day, Remembrance Day, and the anniversary of Atatürk’s passing…. there are many reasons this week why most of us …
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  46. Respect : Remembrance Sunday

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    Sunday 09 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Originally posted on Uncle Spike's Adventures:
    Lest We Forget In countries of the Commonwealth, today is known as Remembrance Sunday, with the…

  47. A Violin Meets Nigel

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    Thursday 06 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Today’s look at “Tunes I Love” shows a rather different side of Spike. I know I throw plenty of music your way …
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  48. SPIKE WRITES: Change of Career, Continent, and Citizenship

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    Saturday 01 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Originally posted on Sarah Potter Writes:
    For many years I was an avid traveller of far-flung places – basically, anywhere warmer and…

  49. So, just how did I end up here?

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    Sunday 26 October, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Well well, who would’ve thought that young Spike would one day be a naturalised Türk, having emigrated to the pan-Eurasian …
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  50. Mr Numan

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    Friday 24 October, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Today’s offering from “Tunes I Love” is, of course, delving back into the late 70s, my primary point on life’s …
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