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November 09, 2007

Airship piracy is an attractive option


I did mention Abney Park* played the Opera House last week? Images from the event are starting to appear on Flickr; here** and here, for example. Also featured was some local steamfashion (hat tip to Ragged Robin). I will not comment too closely on the above image. While I have been assured I am currently in violation of no temporal restraining orders it is best not to push one's luck in these matters lest a vortex open and the nice gentlemen arrive with the Odic generators and the butterfly nets and the taking away for assisting with inquiries. There are only so many times a soul can escape Bedlam without making a nuisance of oneself.

* I do not believe I have ever mentioned Abney Park Cemetery at the Flea. It is about two minutes further along the Number 73 bus route from my Islington home; close and consequently was a frequent dog walking destination. There are some Quaker connections besides. The last I saw the place it was in some disrepair... the first time I saw the place I managed to put a foot wrong and straight into some poor soul's not quite final resting place. Not an experience to be repeated. But I digress.
** Joe Szilvagyi is clearly a genius. These images are stunning.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at November 9, 2007 05:57 AM


I'm still kicking myself for not finding an excuse to escape to TO for the night...

Posted by: Gorthos [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 12, 2007 10:13 AM

I am sorry to report it was the best live performance I have seen in ages.

Posted by: Ghost of a flea [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 12, 2007 10:26 AM