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Hymns (and a 'good bye' to 2012)

Sorry I don't have a specific 2012 photo'; but here are my - largely positive - reflections on the year.


We saw in:

65 Olympic Medals for Britain

Andy Murray winning the U.S. Open and Bradley Wiggins winning the Tour de France

The Diamond Jubilee

The Leveson Report

The discovery of the Higgs Boson


Francois Hollande as French President and second terms for Barack Obama and Boris Johnson


We saw off:

Etta James

Andrew Huxley

Ray Bradbury

Ernest Borgnine

Gore Vidal

Bernard Lovell

Neil Armstrong

Hal David

Herbert Lom (the last surviving 'Lady-killer')

King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia (with whose death, Michael of Romania and Boris of Bulgaria are the only surviving heads of state who ruled during W.W.II)

Elliott Carter

Patrick Moore

Ravi Shankar

William Rees-Mogg

(amongst many others)


Thanks to everybody who's visited my photo's over the past year - regular and occasional - who have added so much joy and education to this hobby.

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Taken on September 16, 2012