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Intermission

Two busy days at the Isle of Wight Festival over the weekend, which meant that I missed the Margate Airshow, which is a pity. However, lots of good coverage over the Isle of Wight and two marriage proposals, so a good result.

I've been working on the presentation to the Ministry of Justice next week. It's a personal view on technology, eGovernment and the overall meaning of life, well almost but 'Scrat' from the movie, 'Ice Age' does put in a brief video appearance to help the presentation along.



Which reminds me, as I'm typing away here, I have to write a column for the local newspaper, "YourThanet" before I forget!

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