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Public Displays

Birthday decorations at stationTook a morning stroll and came across quite the display at the entrance to my local railway station. Read the rest of this entry »

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A walk to the station #11

This morning I pass a house with a large sheet hung outside the upstairs window. Painted on the sheet in red paint is the legend HAPPY *40TH* BOB. Read the rest of this entry »

Five years

The team at Wait Until Next Year celebrate the site's fifth anniversary

By my calculations today is the fifth anniversary of this blog. I certainly didn’t anticipate this place lasting that long, or me blogging for that long, but there you go. I started this place in order to write more, and I think the plan worked. While I am sure that my blogging will remain sporadic and I’ll have lulls and sabbaticals from time to time I doubt I could ever completely stop writing here. It is too much fun. And a big part of that fun is knowing that I am writing to a small, but perfectly formed, audience. So, a huge thank you to everyone who has read something here/commented/subscribed over the years. I really appreciate it.

Image from The Library of Virginia, via Flickr

It’s my birthday and I’ll post a photograph of a cake in the shape of a cowboy boot if I want to

Boys dressed as cowboys look at awesome cowboy boot cake

So, it is my birthday. I am a year older but not necessarily a year wiser. I figured I’d post today in order to guarantee millions of adoring comments from my billions of readers and, more to the point, to share this wonderful photo. What a cake. Normal service will resume next week…

Image from the Reanimation Library

Your correspondent wasn’t born yesterday. He was born today.

Woman icing cake as other woman with great glasses looks onToday is my birthday. I already feel a whole year older, if not a whole year wiser. Amongst the many generous gifts I have received, the people of the United Kingdom and Ireland have decided to hold their World Book Day today1, rather than on 23 April, which is when the rest of the world will celebrate its love of books. Read the rest of this entry »