Category: news


A Chill in the Air

frsty morning
It’s been a bit chilly of late, -6º C yesterday at 08.00.

Olan Mills update.

Lee and Dan My daughter recieved this photo from OM yesterday


What does Christmas mean to our most fervent non-believer? John Preston talks to Richard Dawkins

olan mills     

All the UK studios of Olan Mills have closed today and the company is now in administration. Yesterday my daughter took her two son to have their photographs taken at out local olan Mills and last week my two sons had my other six grandchildrens’ photographs taken. Between then they have lost more than £150 pounds worth. My daughter’s friend, Adam who works for the company was told this morning that he no longer had a job.

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Nick Clarke.

BBC Radio 4 is in mourning today for one of its finest journalists and pressenters, award winning Nick Clarke who has died at the age of 58. The Website Homepage at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/ is mostly black with a picture of Nick and links to his obituary and to a tribute to him from controller of Radio 4 Mark Damazer. Last year nick had a leg amputated in a bid to stop the spread of cancer and in June he returned to work on a part time basis.

jediTWO Star Wars film fanatics marched on the United Nations yesterday, November 16 2006, to demand the recognition of JEDI as an official religion.

In the 2001 UK census, 390,000 people listed their religion as Jedi Knights, making it the nation’s fourth-biggest belief.

More than 70,000 people in Australia have declared that they are followers of the Jedi faith, the religion created by the Star Wars films.

Image from www.wittenburgdoor.com/archives/jedireligion.html