Thursday, 17 January 2013

Twit Archive 22-30 June 2011


Below the fold, tweets mostly on Libya and Syria, with a little art and music also.

Above, a painting by Gao Huijun titled Huang Tingjian - Autumn,  from a set at But Does It Float.


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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On Mumbai's surreal-estate boom, & how living neighbourhoods work RT @mumbaipaused Airoots. neighbourhoods in bubbledom. airoots.org/2011/06/neighb…

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pdanaharbbc Paul Danahar
by kelliestrom

About to get on aid boat to #Misurata #Libya if I can get through the #Brad #pitt zombie movie set filming in the port of Malta. No joke!

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

A Neo Con John Lennon? torontosun.com/2011/06/28/len… - via The @bobfrombrockley Daily bit.ly/eSvqH7

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Blog post: Getting Technical, working drawings of Breuget Bizerte flying boat and SS Kaiser Wilhelm II passenger ship. airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2011/06/gettin…

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Castro's hostage RT @washingtonpost Venezuelans hear from Hugo Chavez for the first time in 16 days wapo.st/iCATRB

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Scenes from Tripoli by Franklin Lamb in Counterpunch. Reads like The Onion for anti-imperialists: tinyurl.com/6dfklh5 via @MsEntropy

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abumuqawama Andrew Exum
by kelliestrom

A kind, critical, learned take on my latest. Thanks, Carl. RT @carlprine: Andrew’s ExSum and why he’s decent man http://bit.ly/lrvO9t

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abuaardvark Marc Lynch
by kelliestrom

Ghannouchi + Nahda strongly denounced at press conf RT @courtneyr: Islamists attack #Tunisia cinema over secular film http://bit.ly/m6oMiS

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

"Why Palestine?" very good substantial post by Pedestrian on Iranian attitudes to Palestinian cause: sidewalklyrics.com/?p=7284

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wheelertweets James Wheeler
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@wheelertweets FFs in the Western (#Nafusa) Mtns fight with weapons & ammo they win from #Gaddafi forces here. Not with arms from outside.

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saadmohseni Saad Mohseni
by kelliestrom

Excellent piece from Dexter Filkins: Saying Goodbye to Afghanistan : The New Yorker http://nyr.kr/iFOPez

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

"you don't know do ya, ain't paid attention, you can't think can ya, increase the tension" youtu.be/aCVF_pfQ9A8 Problem Child - Graham Parker

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Leadership "thrust upon him despite his own strong opposition" MT @hurryupharry Socialist Unity honor Ayatollah Khamenei bit.ly/lKq7fn

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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leadership "even more impressive than that of the late Imam" MT @hurryupharry Socialist Unity honors Ayatollah Khamenei bit.ly/lKq7fn

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Reuters on Le Figaro story RT @ShababLibya France providing weapons to Libya rebels: report shabablibya.org/?p=3495 #Libya

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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"Hugo Chavez - furrows his big, broad brow, pats my knee.." @mePadraigReidy This is very, very bad newstatesman.com/blogs/guy-walt…

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Following up previous tweet, more on #goudenboekjes - Dutch Little Golden Books, here: airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2010/10/golden…

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Good news today from #goudenboekjes - my long awaited Het Zeemans-ABC book coming October to coincide with reopening of hetscheepvaartmuseum.nl

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@GazaYBO Not really, domestic politics are always most important - border security and domestic extremism seen as major issues in UK.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Alma Cogan - The Irish Mambo youtu.be/BMKfMHzCpDM diddley aye vibes

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

@MaxDunbar1 ...but then narcissism explains so much human behaviour, including me typing these dumb tweets.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@MaxDunbar1 Or about narcissism: writing that X said this interesting thing to ME rather than X said it to someone else, somewhere else.

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AdamSerwer AdamSerwer
by kelliestrom

Ali Soufan says only CIA "political appointees and desk officials" were fans of torture ampro.me/klB3LY

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GoshComics Gosh! Comics
by kelliestrom

Exciting news re: The Move of course, but us Gosh! folk are most excited about new lunch options. #PRIORITIES goshlondon.com/move/

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Aftermath 2: Homecoming, Boston April 7th 1919, troop ship USS Agamemnon, formerly German liner SS Kaiser Wilhelm II en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:SMS_…

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Aftermath 1: Officers and men of the 13th Light Dragoons, after the Charge of the Light Brigade - Roger Fenton en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Fent…

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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On @johannhari101 How to interview Malalai Joya by swiping her book's press blurb - brianwhelan.net/post/700721361… via @brianwhelanhack @fieldproducer

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fieldproducer Neal Mann
by kelliestrom

Agreed RT @DavidAllenGreen: Fleet Street Blues gets it absolutely right on the @johannhari101 issue: bit.ly/l6Eu9t

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@blakehounshell Still prefer Switzerland to Belgium as silly reference, it's got the mountains and the guns. And the last to die? An Afghan.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@blakehounshell Isn't this what people been saying for years, just without naming Belgium? (Note defence of Belgium reason UK entered WW1..)

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Cuban Ambassador on #HumanRights : “the Vaseline that states use for screwing the proletariat” ow.ly/5rKZb via @FCOHumanRights

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FCOHumanRights Foreign Office
by kelliestrom

Rewriting the unwritten rules: Senior Advisor Bob Last blogs about peculiar world of the #UN #HumanRights Council - http://ow.ly/5rKZb #HRC

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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MT @Gheblawi Human Rights Watch @hrw Report #Libya June 1996 Killings at #AbuSalim Prison bit.ly/jcp3ac

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@johnpaulpagano Article is unclear, probably thinks all sex bad. On Judith Butler, her 'solidarity' with murderers of civilians is enough.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@johnpaulpagano All for going after Judith Butler, but 1) it's a Saudi court and 2) they're all 30+ and it says sodomy but not rape.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Lebanon's left splits over Syria english.aljazeera.net/indepth/featur… by Matthew Cassel @justimage 26 Jun 2011

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bobfrombrockley Bob Gordon
by kelliestrom

The Bob From Brockley Daily is out! http://bit.ly/fqxgxu Top stories today via @centreforlondon @oliverkamm @kelliestrom

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Cutaway model French aircraft carrying submarine Surcouf, Musée de la Marine flickr.com/photos/1216744… (slightly confusing 2nd sub model behind)

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Once again, I’m lost in a maze of my own devising: airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2011/06/serpen…

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blakehounshell Blake Hounshell
by kelliestrom

RT @gfry: Here is the horrible video of protesters being beaten and stuffed into trunks in #Syria youtu.be/Dp7T1KnJpNw

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Tharwacolamus Ammar Abdulhamid
by kelliestrom

Syrian Revolution Digest: Hocus Pocus, Assad Style! http://me.lt/4xf5R #Syria #Assad

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Cake for breakfast! Reader's photo of a birthday cake based on my picture book, Sadie the Air Mail Pilot: airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2011/06/cake-f…

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Sword in hand in a strangely empty wilderness - NC Wyeth National Geographic paintings of exploration and conquest: goldenagecomicbookstories.blogspot.com/2011/06/blog-p…

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lindseyhilsum Lindsey Hilsum
by kelliestrom

Nice NYT piece on #nafousa mountains where we were last week. nyti.ms/m1YkAO @channel4news

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Fearing Assad fall, Hezbollah moving weapons stored in Syria to Lebanon MT @seaofliberty Le Figaro (google translate) bit.ly/kBS7KH

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

"containment of Gaza.. enables Hamas’ net to close around dissidents" -on Paul Martin's film about Mohamed Abu Muailek greensengage.wordpress.com/2011/06/25/pri…

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Bruin the Deep Sea Diver + other little '50s Brockhampton Press comics thefoundandarchived.com/comics/ More Bruin, AKA Rasmus Klump airforceamazons.blogspot.com/search/label/r…

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Max Ernst has done it already, and better: tigerloaf.wordpress.com/2011/06/25/sev…

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

"To the free officers, the regime will fall and the people will stay" nytimes.com/2011/06/25/wor… #Syria

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fieldproducer Neal Mann
by kelliestrom

A look at stratergy of rebels in west #Libya: Cut resources to Gaddafi & arm guerillas in Tripoli. nyti.ms/iOJ7CS via @nytjim

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@joshuafoust Hahaha, I'm scribbling a web on that face right now! Wait, can I clean this stuff off the screen?

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Snowball airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2011/06/snowba… A drawing by Peggy of her toy cat.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Oh look it's Alastair @alajazz ! Crazy jazz dessinateur jazzfolio.com

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Blog post: The law is for the protection of the people airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2011/06/law-is… The title from the song: youtu.be/a_TcLIVxa08

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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And why no connection with Kevin Bacon? RT @CarlRaincoat was this true? news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/7313789.s…

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Thanks @bobfrombrockley and @fleshisgrass for kind attentions, RTs and #ff s and all.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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"researching dance music in mid '80s, I found '1984' a complete waste" RT @poumista1937 Orwellianism in the consumer age wp.me/pgCTE-IE

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MaxDunbar1 Max Dunbar
by kelliestrom

Ultimate crowdsource exercise: you decide Al-Qaeda new name! My suggestion: 'Theocracy NOW!' j.mp/kFhyJN (via Karen Krizanovich)

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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nobrowpress No Brow
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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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thanks @nobrowpress for the #ff and the good company!

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

On the blog, 'Libya: the regime under siege', a link round up airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2011/06/libya-…

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

China's softly softly realignment in Libya news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/ch…

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Londonist Londonist
by kelliestrom

435 rarely seen paintings of London among the thousands on BBC's new art site http://bit.ly/jihWd1

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Al-Qaida name lacked religious element to convince on holy war MT @MaryFitzgerldIT @nprnews Bin Laden wanted name change n.pr/lqggnk

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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"killing too many Muslims.. was bad for business" MT @MaryFitzgerldIT @nprnews Bin Laden Wanted To Change Al-Qaida Name n.pr/lqggnk

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Imagining the ideal city uncleeddiestheorycorner.blogspot.com/2011/06/imagin… at Uncle Eddie's Theory Corner - like the comments too.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Judging by a conversation today more still need to read this: saradavidson.com/archive-af.html Sara Davidson in '09 on time with Code Pink in Afghanistan

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Dear Mr. President: We've Heard You. Shall We Reciprocate? transmontanus.blogspot.com/2011/06/dear-m… - Terry Glavin unforgiving on Obama Afghanistan talk.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Fruits of the new age - mickhartley.typepad.com/blog/2011/06/f… - Mick Hartley on Buffalo's inspirational grain elevators in history and in art.

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joshrogin Josh Rogin
by kelliestrom

Libyan rebel ambassador: Get it together, Washington! http://bit.ly/mEaM3M

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Free stick with every bird! airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2011/06/free-s… My @nobrowpress wrapping paper, real and ethereal.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Bird! Rock! Fly! Yes! MT @50WattsDotCom for @butdoesitfloat: I have tried in my way to be free: Paintings by Gao Huijun bit.ly/kR0067

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

In the studio, 'Paper Doll': airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2011/06/paper-… Now back to sea monsters.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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In that case I'm ordering a copy at once! MT @dwuskid Laocoon's sea monster makes dramatic appearance in TROY..

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@normblog @dwuskid I'm just disappointed of course 'cause I have a killer crab that I was hoping to propose for a cover! airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2011/06/rather…

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@normblog @dwuskid Confess I haven't yet read Troy, think there were some good sea monsters in the original.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@normblog Not so much why @dwuskid doesn't write on killer crabs, more why they're not essential in reaching young males ..

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Helmand Blog: "RAF officer trains first female Afghan helicopter pilots" wp.me/p10ji3-3nb

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feb17libya Feb17Libya
by kelliestrom

Maj. Gen. Abd-al-Fattah Yunis: "Freedom Fighters" are really close on Sirte. We have formed secret cells in Tripoli. http://bit.ly/kAVr1n

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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The Hairy Mag for Kids! RT @Supermundane Anorak 19 has gone to print! The cover is arguably the best to date... yfrog.com/kkf4zwj

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

To Beat the Devil youtu.be/VeBb-gTjWKA Kris Kristofferson when he was young being old

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Clever image RT @BSyria Hajaj cartoon bit.ly/ityFsW #Syria

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Is it early or late? A song to start you going or finish you off - The House of Love raymondbutler.bandcamp.com/track/the-hous… - from @Johndogsongs

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