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Monday, 8 April 2013

The Iron Lady Dies

She was the Iron Lady. Why? It’s not surprising given that she was forced to work with the male chauvinistic mentality of the 70’s and 80’s in both her own government and around the world. She had to belt up in order to run things and make changes, whether they were large or small. Most people have no idea how tough it is to work with an all male dominated workplace, let alone set off the political change that she managed to. I must say I admired her tenacity and her resolve and she will be sorely missed by most.

Below are some of a dew leaders who had the pleasure of being on the receiving end of her iron fist:

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Mikhail Gorbachev: with Margaret Thatcher

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Baroness Thatcher Robert Mugabe 

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Baroness Thatcher with Zhao Ziyang


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Baroness Thatcher with Madiba

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Baroness Thatcher with Reagan

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(L-R) Gordon Brown, Tony Blair, Cherie Blair, Lady Norma Major, Sir John Major and Baroness Thatcher

May she rest in peace. and may God Bless her.


Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Life Through My Eyes

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Hi guys. I know it's been a while but I'm back now so expect more posts in the next few weeks. Firstly, hope everyone has started 2013 well, I'm trying to be more consistent with my blogging among other things on my New Year Resolutions list :)

Anyway back to the business end of things. I am a member of EyeEm, a free photo sharing and discovery community. Besides just sharing photos online, we do EyeEm meetups when we get together, take long photowalks and hang out through our various cities. It's also a great time to meet your online friends in person. I went to my first EyeEm meetup in London last year and it was great, I can't wait for the next one.

EyeEm Meetup London 2012

EyeEm has just recently created a function which I have embedded whereby a slideshow of all my EyeEm photos appears on my blog. Feel free to check this out if you're interested, you can find this on the right hand side just below my profile photo.

Take a look to see a few (of the hundreds) of photos I snap on the daily - I really do take too many :)

If you would like to use any of my pictures for honourable purposes, please feel free to ask. I hope you enjoy them as much I do.

EyeEm rocks!

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