Carry me to my purpose

I feel like a ship at low tide. Marooned. The wind my blow but it cannot take me. So like thr ship I wait. Wait for the water to carry me so the wind can push me.  When this happens my only limits will be where the wind can take me and the water will... Continue Reading →

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Scary look at Earth’s dwindling resources

Most of the resources we have on Earth cannot be replaced. We're often told in the media about how this or that is running out. This graphic shows a sample of the resources we're using - it's interesting and a little scary. See the link for the full information. http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20120618-global-resources-stock-check Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed... Continue Reading →

Tiny Mimas, Huge Rings | NASA

This image shows Saturn's moon Mimas near it's mighty rings. Despite looking huge, from another perspective Mimas is much larger. Read the article for more: via Tiny Mimas, Huge Rings | NASA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on image - Credit NASA

ESA – Week in Images

A week of images shows up among other things, Japan in false colour and an astronut's amazing view of Earth from ISS. More images in the link below via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on images

ESA – Week In Images

This week's collection of images includes a detailed image of the Milky Way from ESA's Gaia, the Gem Nebula, and the Virunga Mountains. Click the link to see the full article. via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on  images - Credit ESA

Remembering – Duxford IWM

Duxford Imperial War Museum is one of those places that one cannot help but find interesting. It's able to capture the imagination of people of all ages. I've been gathering together and selecting pictures for this post for a long time. It's huge (and it is damn huge) main hangar houses some of the most iconic aircraft... Continue Reading →

The Versatile Blogger Award

Thanks to Zoyie for nominating me for the Versatile Blogger Award. I was greanted the great honour of being Zoified a while back, which is a gesture a friendship I think. So go over to her blog and maybe you'll like it too and who know's maybe you'll get Zoified too!   So, here comes... Continue Reading →

Taking things apart to fix them

These kinds of things have been my friend for many years. For longer than I can remember I've been taking things apart. I've not necessarily fixed them, but it's certainly given me clues to how things go together and work. So when some of the keys on the phone don't work, I have two choices:... Continue Reading →

Saturn’s Ring Details on Display

Giant boulders of rock and ice that make up Saturn's rings look like fine threads that make up the huge rings of Saturn. Cassini's close up shots show the fine lines of the rings beautifully. via Ring Details on Display | NASA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on image - Credit ESA

USS Enterprise – D

I found this on my laptop the other day - being the geek I am sharing seemed the thing to do as I think it's pretty cool! Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on image - found on Google

Eternally Spinning through the Cosmos

I wrote this at another time of dismay… Peace and love to you all.

Simon ☺

Beyond the Infinite

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Whatever happens today or any other day – remember that whatever we do here the Earth keeps spinning. Round the sun, spinning on it’s axis, days come and go years pass and the Earth keeps spinning.

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Life is so short – the Earth in comparison is eternal it was here when we were born and it’s more than likely going to still be here when we die. This cradle of life will keep going eons after we pass – whatever we do.

Simon 🙂

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The Titan Mystery – The Conclusion

Though the darkness of deep space a lone spacecraft moved slowly towards a rippling tear of energy in space. The Atlas, the ship sent to rescue the Tycho and it's crew moved towards its reported position. "We've not been able to pick up the Tycho on sensors Captain and they should be here!" Captain William... Continue Reading →

The Titan Mystery – Part 16

The seconds passes and on the Tycho not a word was said, everyone held their breath. Then in a dizzying flash the core detonated. The screen went blank for a moment as all the visual sensors were over loaded. McKinley turned to Neila. "Now would be a good time!" Neila was already on it, the... Continue Reading →

The Spitfire

I've always love airplanes, as a child my father was showing me what the different WWII aircraft were and the story or history behind the designs. My favourite was of course the beautiful Spitfire. While most aircraft have a military purpose, I've always loved the engineering and the wonder that went into. The Spitfire wasn't... Continue Reading →

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