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Archive for November, 2018

Merry Christmas from Andysworld! and York iconic St Nicholas Fair?

Sunday, November 25th, 2018

We don’t venture out to York very much, but Lindsey took me to Ippuku Tea House yesterday for my Birthday meal, which is a Japanese Tea room in York. If you like Japanese food, the food is excellent!

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The Christmas Shoppers in York, were terrible, drawn by the iconic St Nicholas Fair?

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Iceland’s Banned TV Christmas Advert… Say hello to Rang-tan. #NoPalmOilChristmas

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Just in case you had not seen Iceland’s Christmas Advert, because it was BANNED because it was too political!

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Stan Lee – 1922 – 2018 – Excelsior!!!

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Today, sees the right day to publish this blog….

I’ve dipped in and out of the X-Men, Fantastic Four, SpiderMan, Iron Man, Deadpool – but did not have any appreciation (then), of the Marvel Universe!

I never collected the comics as a “child”, although I’m aware of there existence from The Big Bang Theory and Stan Lee!

So about a month ago, I finished watching the Marvel Cinematic Universe in chronological order!

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I created a playlist on PLEX, and watched all  Marvel Cinematic Universe films, 1 day and 18 hours worth, back to back. I didn’t watch Agents of Shield… Captain Marvel is released next year (2019).

if you didn’t know Stan Lee had a cameo in the movies.

“What a loss to the world of geeks, nerds, superheros, and everyone who has enjoyed the marvelous Universe” -@missmayim

Marvel and Disney Remember Stan Lee

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Return to China – on our own this time!

Monday, November 12th, 2018

It’s been about 15 years since we visited China, and as it’s one of my favourite countries, I’ve visited so far, so it was about time we returned to see how China has changed in 15 years!

So in early spring this year (2018), we returned to China.

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We visited

1.Beijing

2.Datong

3.Pingyao

4.Xian

5.Luoyang

6.Shaolin

7.Kaifeng

8.Qufu

9.Taian

10.Shuzhou

11.Shanghai

It’s taken Lindsey a while to sort through all the thousands of pictures which were taken on a digital SLR and my mobile phone, so please enjoy:- these are the best.

They’ve been uploaded to the Holiday Photo Album, which also contains all the other photos taken since 2006.

Holiday Photograph Album 2006 – Present

China Photographs

I’ve also uploaded some of the videos, to You Tube here, in a playlist

and WOW has it changed!

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My collection of Intel 8086/8088 processors

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

Sorting through my computing related stuff, I’ve acquired over the last 30 years…. I found my collection of Intel 8086, 8088 CPUs and Intel 8087 maths co-processor.

Released 40 years ago, the birth of a standard which has kept me in a job for my working career!

Intel 8086, 8088, 8087 Processors

Intel 8086, 8088, 8087 Processors

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