#200 Touching the Void

| June 29, 2009

It gets a special entry because I am too tired to list all the ones I just did. I’ll go back and detail them here more once I’ve had a break.I am currently squided out.

Going flat out

| June 28, 2009

#190 http://www.squidoo.com/biggin-hill-airshow-2009-photo-tour#191 http://www.squidoo.com/tolpuddle-martyrs#192 http://www.squidoo.com/Summoner-games#193 http://www.squidoo.com/skies-of-arcadia#194 http://www.squidoo.com/beyond-good-and-evil#195 http://www.squidoo.com/baldurs-gateFive more. So very close!I’m having to take a break because my eyes are going, but I might actually make it!

#189 Grace Darling

| June 28, 2009

#189 Grace Darlinghttp://www.squidoo.com/grace-darlingAbout the heroine of Longford Light who, with her father, saved the survivors from the wrecked ship the SS Forfarshire.

#188 Celes Opera

| June 27, 2009

#188 Celes Operahttp://www.squidoo.com/celes-operaOne of the best known pieces of music from a video game, Celes Opera was originally part of Final Fantasy VI, but its enduring popularity among fans meant that it was performed live and converted into a full opera.

Two more lenses

| June 27, 2009

#186 The Lonely Sea – the Collected Stories of Alastair Macleanhttp://www.squidoo.com/the-lonely-sea#187 The Concorde Video Showcasehttp://www.squidoo.com/concorde-video-showcaseOne of my favourite books and one of my favourite planes.

#185 RMS Lancastria

| June 26, 2009

#185 RMS Lancastriahttp://www.squidoo.com/lancastriaAbout Britain’s worst maritime tragedy, where four thousand people lost their lives, and the Lancastria Association’s ongoing fight with the British Government for a memorial. It took a while because I wanted to get it right but I suspect that, like Jervis Bay, it is not a lens I will ever be truly […]

#180 The Lotus Carlton

| June 25, 2009

#180 lotus Carltonhttp://www.squidoo.com/lotus-carltonMy dream car, so I thought I’d do a lens on it. I couldn’t find all the images I hoped which had permissions to share, so the lens is a bit text heavy until I source some more. And I am now quite happy. I said when I started this that 180 by […]

#178 The Box Tunnel (and #179)

| June 25, 2009

#178 The Box tunnelhttp://www.squidoo.com/box-tunnelOne more for the GWR series, about the longest railway tunnel of its time (until Brunel built a longer one…)#179 Your most prized possession.http://www.squidoo.com/most-prized-possessionDone for Squid Summer School, and a real problem because I could not get a handle on the topic. The problem is that my priorities are pretty much: life […]

Three more…

| June 24, 2009

#174 http://www.squidoo.com/red-arrows#175 http://www.squidoo.com/black-arrows#176 http://www.squidoo.com/hms-belfastSo I’ve made #176. Wonder if I can get some more done this evening?Edited to add:#177 http://www.squidoo.com/farnborough-airshow-2008And three more now ready to go live tomorrow morning, but I’m calling a halt for now. The 200 almost seems possible.

#172 Tales from the flat earth

| June 24, 2009

#172 Tales from the flat earthhttp://www.squidoo.com/tales-from-the-flat-earthAbout Tanith Lee’s flat earth series, which I read and loved as a teenager.Problem is that that is 65 lenses for the group, and I am beginning to run out of ideas – well those that can be turned into lenses quickly. The historical lenses take hours or days of […]