Author Archives: Bill Hayes

About Bill Hayes

I have a very large sea shell collection; it's too big to keep at home, so I have left the collection scattered on various beaches around the world. Perhaps you've seen some it.

From O’Connell Street to Instagram

No one is really sure on the numbers, but it was recently estimated that of all the pictures ever taken around the world over the last 200 years, fifty percent of them were shot last year. This is not so … Continue reading

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Day One, Slate One, Take One.

Something strange might happen at the Oscars this Sunday night. At some point during the evening, as the Hollywood glitterati are giddy on the excitement of the awards a sober moment will come. That is when the Academy will remind … Continue reading

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Hirst, Banksy and the Martian Invasion.

It must have happened in the middle of the night. One day it was there and next day it was not. A Banksy wall mural had been removed from the side of a commercial building in Wood Green in London … Continue reading

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All is calm, all is bright.

Originally posted on matteringsofmind:
Tonight, miraculously I had got my three children into a church for the first time in I don’t know when.  Normally it would be easier to get them into a cold shower.  Their mother was singing…

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Harvey is back on the Moon!

So we are back on the moon again. I say we as in the Human Race, but in fact it’s the Chinese who have landed the first craft to touch down on the lunar surface for 40 years. This mission, … Continue reading

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End of an Era

Of course, it was on the cards.  He was a very, very old man who had spent the best years of his life in political prison.   I remember that bright and hopeful day in February, 1990 when Mandela walked out … Continue reading

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The King’s time to Mumbai

They call it Brunel’s Billiard table. They do so, because across the entire 110 miles of the Great Western Railway line running between London and Bristol, there is a drop in gradient of only one foot – making it so … Continue reading

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Mewstone and Starfish

This small rocky island about 800 feet off the South Devon coast at Wembury is known as the Mewstone.  Although uninhabited, people used to live on this small rock.   Way back in 1744 a local man, found guilty of some … Continue reading

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As We Set Sail

NASA has anounced today that the space probe Voyager 1 has actualy left the solar system and is now in interstella space. Therefore, I have re-blogged this story. I have new readers who have not seen it, to those who … Continue reading

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The Moon’s a Balloon

Now I love a good conspiracy theory. We’ve heard them all, from George Washington and his “all seeing eye and Pyramid on the US Dollar – proof he was a member of the secret “Illuminate” sect, Area 51 and flying … Continue reading

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