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Mayor of Madrid offers lifeline for Señor T-P

And now some good news from Madrid. Rumours earlier this week that the Tío Pepe sign could soon disappear from the Madrid skyline sparked a campaign to save the landmark.  In just one hour, online activists had collected 4000 signatures from … Continue reading

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Sign of the times

Sad news from Madrid.   According to The Guardian, the city’s famous Tio Pepe sign above Puerta del Sol is to be snuffed out for ever. The flaming neon flamenco-cabellero has been there since 1936, and gained an iconic status … Continue reading

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Fruity

Today sees the return of fruity technology names, with the launch of the Raspberry Pi. The Raspberry – a low-cost computer to introduce children to the nuts-and-bolts of programming – is a Good Thing.  The in-joke name feels like a … Continue reading

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Head in the cloud

… they only block the sun They rain and snow on everyone So many things I would have done But clouds got in my way Clouds don’t get a good press (see Joni Mitchell, above).  They’re the reason why there’s no … Continue reading

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