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December the 14th

Eddie Mair | 09:51 UK time, Thursday, 14 December 2006

I don't think it's my place to pass judgement on anyone. But - I though this picture was on the creepy side. Curbie Firetank supplied it...with these words...

"Eddie and Co - I thought this would make an interesting, if sinister addition to the PM "advent snapalendar" I took it last January in Finland [where it is pretty much always christmas]. Still can't decide if it's a freak of nature, or a snow'n'pine installation by some crazy Fin, well it was minus 50C [if you count the 'wind chill'] and that does things to people's minds, apparently ! Regards and Winterval greetings, Curbie."

In fact now I look at it again, I think this guy used to be freeze-framed at the end of at least one series of Star Trek.

fin.jpg


Comments

  1. At 10:35 AM on 14 Dec 2006, valery p (Tumbleflump Holly-Hippoface) wrote:

    Oh no - that's worse than the kettle!

  2. At 10:39 AM on 14 Dec 2006, valery p (Tumbleflump Holly-Hippoface) wrote:

    Nice strapline Aunt D.

    Oh dear, I'm being fiendishly fast with the posting it seems. Erm, what else to say today?

  3. At 10:52 AM on 14 Dec 2006, Annasee wrote:

    Eddie - you could have used the word "weird" here, to good effect. If you were confident about spelling it, of course... Did you use "creepy" as a safer alternative? Is it time I went to work & stopped messing about here? YES. Oh joy unbounded. Christmas Carol, here I come. Look out, Leeds!

  4. At 10:52 AM on 14 Dec 2006, Dr Hackenbush wrote:

    Still no Wednesday newsletter, and still no apology. Well, there is one: I’m sorry to keep going on about this.

  5. At 11:19 AM on 14 Dec 2006, marymary wrote:

    That's too creepy for words. But really interesting picture. I'm tempted to turn it into a Christmas card for folk I'm not too keen on!

    Mary

  6. At 11:20 AM on 14 Dec 2006, Vyle Hernia wrote:

    Dr. H, I have never subscribed to the newsletter. Sometimes I catch Eddie's trailer at 4:30, which by all accounts has the same contents.

    See if you can unsubscribe, then start again. Perhaps there's a limited list and you've fallen off the bottom. Remember the counter. No, don't. Other blogs still have it, and it doesn't work there either.

  7. At 11:42 AM on 14 Dec 2006, Ed Iglehart wrote:

    OFFICIAL PRIZE NOTIFICATION

    Just in time for Victory, an opportunity to make lots of Money!

    Enjoy!
    xx
    ed

  8. At 11:44 AM on 14 Dec 2006, Eddie Mair wrote:

    Vyle (6) that's vile! The 4.30 trail is an original script, I'll have you know. How wierd....

  9. At 12:53 PM on 14 Dec 2006, Dr Hackenbush wrote:

    Still no Wednesday newsletter, but efficiency has intervened sufficiently that today’s has turned up...

  10. At 08:58 AM on 15 Dec 2006, michael mcLaughlin wrote:

    Did he not win this years Eurovision song contest?

  11. At 01:18 AM on 18 Dec 2006, Aperitif wrote:

    Eric talks to everyone but me.

  12. At 10:33 AM on 18 Dec 2006, Dr Hackenbush wrote:

    A - everyone but Eric talks to you.

  13. At 12:55 PM on 18 Dec 2006, Aperitif wrote:

    Thanks Doc, his loss eh?

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