Thursday, November 28, 2013

Rocket Man!

You can't get a more high speed vehicle than a rocket right? I mean it's all jet propulsion and all that awesomeness! Check this video out!

(Please note: this video is not for the faint hearted)

Rocket Crash Collection Video

Also I remembered I'd designed a tie, the Rocket Man Firework Fractal Tie. I love making fractals & what better to make than one that's inspired by a fast moving rocket?

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Not high speed anything

I stumbled across this Cadillac Bumper Sticker;

and a whole string of memories came flooding back from my wedding day and the preparations.

As I recall (and if anyone remembers different, please comment), at a wedding fayre in Kent, UK, there were several transport companies there. Our finishing choice was this 1958 pink Cadillac :)

Before making that decision, I have distinct memories of looking at stretch hummers (but as the bride I wanted to be seen and didn't like the tinted windows) and as a very close second place to the Cadillac, the Monster Trucks (which we also went to watch later on at the same venue). I really did have my heart set on a monster truck as a decent form of arrival, but ,as much as he was tempted, the husband-to-be had some sense and bought me back down to earth with a floaty pink Cadillac.


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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Calling all bloggers/writers!

pen, pad & keyboard

Calling all writers/bloggers/entrepreneurs...

I'm on the look out for guest posters/editorial writers/advertisers on the following topics:

Harley Davidson
Car Accidents
Causes of Plane Crashes
Gothic/Alternative Lifestyle Choices
Natural Remedies
Quick & Simple Cooking/Recipes
Grammar Nazi
Spelling Nazi
Fans of 60s-90s Advertising

If you can fill any one of these areas of interest, please contact me through my blogger profile, or via comment on this post and I shall get back to you within 48 hours.

If you require further information, you can contact me as above, or check out the other blogs I have via my blogger profile.

Also starting a "Predictions Unravelled" blog and looking for a regular poster and ideas-man to help us get creative.

Thanks for reading!


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Friday, June 13, 2008

Found a new & useful Harley Site for you all, it's a Squidoo Group

It offers you all useful dates & events

Saturday, March 8, 2008

Six killed in 'worst ever' crash ~ Saturday 8th March 2008

A crash in Gloucestershire which claimed the lives of six people, has been described as one of the "worst ever" in the county.

The head-on collision between a VW Passat and Peugeot 306 happened on the A429 between Moreton in Marsh and Stow on the Wold at 2120 GMT on Friday.

All four people in the Peugeot and the Passat driver died at the scene.

The Passat driver's partner, their two grandchildren and their aunt were taken to hospital, but the partner died.

This is the worst loss of life in one incident on Gloucestershire's roads for many years
Superintendent Jerry Foster-Turner

The two children aged nine and 10 from Stow are described as being in a critical condition.

Their 34-year-old aunt is also critical.

The children's grandfather who died at the scene was 53 and also from Stow. Their 61-year-old grandmother had been sitting in the front passenger seat.

Superintendent Jerry Foster-Turner said: "This is the worst loss of life in one incident on Gloucestershire's roads for many years, and our thoughts are with all of those people who have been affected.

"Especially the family and friends of those who have sadly lost their lives, and the three casualties."

Road closures remain in place and police are appealing for witnesses.

'Abdominal injuries'

The Peugeot and the Passat, both registered to county residents, crashed head-on as the Peugeot tried to overtake another car, said a Gloucestershire Police spokeswoman.

Sergeant Kevin Roseblade added: "A Peugeot 306 travelling north to Moreton was overtaking a Kia and collided head-on with a VW Passat that was travelling in the opposite direction towards Stow.

"The four occupants from the Peugeot - from Moreton or Chipping Norton - were all declared dead at the scene.

"The driver of the Passat was likewise declared dead at the scene. And the other front seat occupant of that was a 61-year-old female and she died earlier this morning in hospital."

Neither of the female occupants in the Kia was hurt.

The nine-year-old girl is being treated at Bristol Children's Hospital for abdominal injuries, while the boy is at Frenchay Hospital with head injuries.

The occupants of the Peugeot were a 35-year-old man, a 31-year-old woman and a 15-year-old girl from Moreton in Marsh, and a 20-year-old woman from Chipping Norton.

The junction of the A429 and A44 in Moreton in Marsh remain shut, as does the A429 Longborough turning, the A429 at Stow, and the Donnington crossroads.

[Source: BBC]

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Old Fashioned Train Crash

Train Wreck at the Riverbank Zoo
Terrain washed out which caused this accident. (3-mile Post)

[Image & information care of: IRMO]