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Twitter Hashtag Game-Playing - a Novice's Guide

If you have a strong aversion to Twitter Hashtag games, please do not read further (although by now you would not be reading anyway).

This could have been captioned as a guide from a novice, as I’ve only been active on Twitter for six months or so, and only after a while did I become aware of this diversion.

The game is simple. Someone starts it by choosing a first subject (say, films) and links it with a random subject that has a decent number of versions of it (say, cake).

To the Olympics 2012 - An Alternative Route

The journey started at Bromley-by-Bow Station late yesterday afternoon. Bromley-by-Bow? That’s not a LOCOG endorsed official do what you’re told access to The Olympic Park.....
 

Inside & Outside the Law - An Olympian Row

As the world’s sportswomen and men begin to engage in 17 saturated days of competition, life outside the Olympian bubble goes on, and life includes people going to law in order to settle arguments.

Commercial disputes might be thought to live on the rational plain, and one could believe that the intensity of personal differences, whether played out in the Family courts or even in the raising of voices and occasional throwing of crockery of a domestic row, would not easily translate into a building construction dispute.

 

Rescue on the Thames

The work of the Tower RNLI Lifeboat Station

It’s a June Saturday morning in London. We used to call this part of the year summer, but other than temperature deviations there is little weather difference these days between the seasons.

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