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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

"How to be right {in a world gone wrong} ~ James O'Brien

- & -

"The Secret Barrister - Stories of the Law & how it's broken" ~ The Secret Barrister

Both HIGHLY recommended.
by Doorstop
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:13 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: What Are You Currently Reading
Replies: 480
Views: 133963

"Nae Tie?" ~ Glasgow Bouncer School circa 1973

#OnThisDay 1973: "Notice the fluid frogmarch technique, the absence of scratching, kicking and gouging in the clinches, the fine inevitable bounce itself..." Nationwide was in Glasgow, at a school for bouncers. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=792438814462484&id=100865096953...
by Doorstop
Sun May 12, 2019 8:16 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: "Nae Tie?" ~ Glasgow Bouncer School circa 1973
Replies: 2
Views: 1447

Re: Save the Egyptian Halls

No problem, Banj.
by Doorstop
Thu May 09, 2019 5:52 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Development
Topic: Save the Egyptian Halls
Replies: 21
Views: 46548

Re: Save the Egyptian Halls

by Doorstop
Thu May 09, 2019 1:57 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Development
Topic: Save the Egyptian Halls
Replies: 21
Views: 46548

Re: Links to funny, cool or interesting stuff

A spacecraft propelled by nuclear bombs? How many bombs would it take to get a ship to the sort of velocities for interstellar (or even meaningfull interplanetary) travel? Now double that because you need to decelerate when you reach your destination. Now double it again because you've got to do the...
by Doorstop
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:33 am
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Links to funny, cool or interesting stuff
Replies: 3327
Views: 620361

Re: Links to funny, cool or interesting stuff

Cabbage wrote:A project from the 1950s that is still our best option to reach the stars: http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Project_Orio ... propulsion) A space ship propelled by nuclear bombs that it blasts behind itself.


I've seen a couple of documentaries on this subject.

As fascinating as it is bonkers.
by Doorstop
Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:00 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Links to funny, cool or interesting stuff
Replies: 3327
Views: 620361

Cover Slips in time

Photographer hunts out album cover shot location decades after the albums were released.

https://www.demilked.com/photography-re ... x-bartsch/
by Doorstop
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:05 pm
 
Forum: Photography
Topic: Cover Slips in time
Replies: 2
Views: 3857

Re: Animalz & Burdz

[url=http://moon-child.net/finnish-photographer-proves-fairy-forests-are-real-in-finland]
by Doorstop
Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:43 am
 
Forum: Photo Sharing
Topic: Animalz & Burdz
Replies: 219
Views: 81160

Re: Sad News

Sometimes, when a person passes, the world left behind is a measurably less interesting place.

This is one of those times.

I'm honestly shattered by this news. I had so much time for Josef.

Christ almighty.
by Doorstop
Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:26 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 16
Views: 10727

Re: Old Cars etc Spotted

A Zephyr!

Peach.
by Doorstop
Tue May 29, 2018 6:14 pm
 
Forum: Photo Sharing
Topic: Old Cars etc Spotted
Replies: 1589
Views: 340122

Re: photo stitching / panoramas

Vertical Pano, Glasgow University cloisters: 27th May 2018 https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1725/27565727837_ec0a7fe650.jpg hdr_vert_pano_HDR1 by Ross Allan , on Flickr https://farm1.staticflickr.com/873/40628163980_1e0b892a90.jpg hdr_vert_pano_HDR1_mono by Ross Allan , on Flickr
by Doorstop
Tue May 29, 2018 5:28 pm
 
Forum: Photo Sharing
Topic: photo stitching / panoramas
Replies: 654
Views: 177751

Re: photo stitching / panoramas

Glasgow University cloisters

ImageCLOI_PAN_2 by Ross Allan, on Flickr
by Doorstop
Sun May 27, 2018 12:54 pm
 
Forum: Photo Sharing
Topic: photo stitching / panoramas
Replies: 654
Views: 177751

Re: Old Cars etc Spotted

Spotted while out in Knightswood.

Imageelvis jeep by Ross Allan, on Flickr
by Doorstop
Mon May 07, 2018 7:15 pm
 
Forum: Photo Sharing
Topic: Old Cars etc Spotted
Replies: 1589
Views: 340122

Re: Water and trees and stuff

A bittersweet moment, Banjo.

I doff my cap to your old Pop, the better place is all the better for having him.
by Doorstop
Sat May 05, 2018 2:31 pm
 
Forum: Photo Sharing
Topic: Water and trees and stuff
Replies: 703
Views: 186266
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