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two years pass...

telegraph otm, though it didn't predict one right outside my house

And the cry rang out all o'er the town / Good Heavens! Tay is down (imago), Thursday, 12 May 2016 12:13 (three years ago) Permalink

has there been a noticeable media presence around the sinkhole today?

nakhchivan, Thursday, 12 May 2016 17:59 (three years ago) Permalink

yeah, the bbc were practically doing pieces to camera on my front doorstep

then when the car was rescued it came to earth in front of my house. that is my wall u can see in the background of the pictures of reunited owner and vehicle

majority of those present, besides a largely redundant horde of engineers, were locals with their dogs, some of whom seemed to have been there all afternoon

might post some of my own photos later

And the cry rang out all o'er the town / Good Heavens! Tay is down (imago), Thursday, 12 May 2016 18:03 (three years ago) Permalink

:)

nakhchivan, Thursday, 12 May 2016 18:04 (three years ago) Permalink

tiger traps for an urban safari

a poptimist consumed with celebrity culture and vacuous pop music (Noodle Vague), Thursday, 12 May 2016 18:19 (three years ago) Permalink

the sky is really blue in some of those pictures

nakhchivan, Thursday, 12 May 2016 18:21 (three years ago) Permalink

combination of blue skies, church with auspicious flag of st george and miraculous sinkhole suggests good things for charlton in the future

nakhchivan, Thursday, 12 May 2016 18:21 (three years ago) Permalink

Post disaster relief: What happens after the TV cameras have left?

Emergency relief means saving lives, alleviating suffering, and ensuring survival. What happens after that immediate support? Donors are more and more interested to know whether disaster and post-disaster relief are sustainable. At the forefront of disaster and post-disaster relief, Switzerland, along with 14 other countries, leads the way in research, dialogue, and hard currency.

nakhchivan, Friday, 13 May 2016 12:22 (three years ago) Permalink

XD

nakhchivan, Friday, 13 May 2016 12:43 (three years ago) Permalink

will be impressed if you spot me

And the cry rang out all o'er the town / Good Heavens! Tay is down (imago), Friday, 13 May 2016 12:43 (three years ago) Permalink

jumping up and down and clapping overeXciteDly, trussed up and submerged in chthonic bondage, resplendent in flourescent tabard, miraculously risen from abyss ...the protean lj is everywhere and always immanent

nakhchivan, Friday, 13 May 2016 12:52 (three years ago) Permalink

have you considered depositing anything in the sinkhole prior to its being refilled?

nakhchivan, Friday, 13 May 2016 13:11 (three years ago) Permalink

maybe an empty lucozade bottle full of daily mirror cuttings and a usb stick of GIRLI .mkvs and limmy vines for any future archaeologist to decipher

nakhchivan, Friday, 13 May 2016 13:12 (three years ago) Permalink

now you mention it, not a bad shout

And the cry rang out all o'er the town / Good Heavens! Tay is down (imago), Friday, 13 May 2016 13:16 (three years ago) Permalink

maybe a bag-sealed copy of the kate tempest novel too

And the cry rang out all o'er the town / Good Heavens! Tay is down (imago), Friday, 13 May 2016 13:19 (three years ago) Permalink

are you the guy in the green shirt?

sarahell, Friday, 13 May 2016 16:54 (three years ago) Permalink

hehehe

sarahell, Friday, 13 May 2016 21:08 (three years ago) Permalink

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In the early hours of Thursday morning, one unfortunate Londoner woke up to the sight of his brother’s car being dragged down a sinkhole in Greenwich. Despite the seemingly shocking scene, Abdul Ahmadzai (the brother of Ghazi Hassan who owned the car), took a laid-back, nonchalant approach to it all.

Mr Ahmadzai said he woke up at 4am. Saw the car. Saw the hole. Went back to sleep. “Nothing I could do” he tells @PA.

— Joe Nerssessian (@joenerssessian) May 12, 2016

If we woke up at 4 in the morning to see our car making its way into the depths of the earth, we’re pretty sure we’d just go back to sleep too. In London sleep is precious, while cars are, perhaps, unnecessary. Our thoughts do go out to Mr Hassan and his gobbled up car. Apparently, the only thing keeping it slightly above the ground was a pipe. Emergency services are currently working on the area in Greenwich and are keeping residences updated.
Georgie Jones
Georgie Jones
After spending the last four years reading, writing and clinging onto her student life in Cardiff, Georgie’s traded the capital in for the English equivalent (against her Welsh Grandma’s wishes). The drinks may have quadrupled in price, but she’s hoping this will prevent any chance of her getting Valley-girl wasted on a night out.

nakhchivan, Sunday, 15 May 2016 11:16 (three years ago) Permalink

sinkhole updates svp

“bad” mothers, rebel mamas, and other radical/transgressive moms (nakhchivan), Tuesday, 24 May 2016 19:58 (two years ago) Permalink

has anyone been taking pleasure in the inconvenience the sinkhole is causing you?

“bad” mothers, rebel mamas, and other radical/transgressive moms (nakhchivan), Tuesday, 24 May 2016 20:01 (two years ago) Permalink

more concerned with the blackwall tunnel closure atm

there are some pleasingly enormous holes in the road, buttressed by some pleasingly tall girders. it's almost like autechre knew

And the cry rang out all o'er the town / Good Heavens! Tay is down (imago), Tuesday, 24 May 2016 20:04 (two years ago) Permalink

have you considered interring yourself in the sinkhole

“bad” mothers, rebel mamas, and other radical/transgressive moms (nakhchivan), Tuesday, 24 May 2016 20:33 (two years ago) Permalink

a return to primordial oneness

“bad” mothers, rebel mamas, and other radical/transgressive moms (nakhchivan), Tuesday, 24 May 2016 20:34 (two years ago) Permalink

it would doubtless be of interest to architects of the ensuing civilisation, but i haven't got a copy of the kate tempest to hand

And the cry rang out all o'er the town / Good Heavens! Tay is down (imago), Tuesday, 24 May 2016 20:37 (two years ago) Permalink

the earth in the sweet humid enclave of the sinkhole is the only true earth, all its feigning sediments collapsed and refound as concrete en abyme

“bad” mothers, rebel mamas, and other radical/transgressive moms (nakhchivan), Tuesday, 24 May 2016 20:56 (two years ago) Permalink

so you got the jute gyte album alert email too

And the cry rang out all o'er the town / Good Heavens! Tay is down (imago), Tuesday, 24 May 2016 21:00 (two years ago) Permalink

sinkhole schadenfreude

And the cry rang out all o'er the town / Good Heavens! Tay is down (imago), Tuesday, 24 May 2016 21:03 (two years ago) Permalink

oh fuck off, florence

And the cry rang out all o'er the town / Good Heavens! Tay is down (imago), Wednesday, 25 May 2016 13:03 (two years ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

whats happening to the sinkhole rn

nakhchivan, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 15:41 (two years ago) Permalink

just walked past it, still fenced off surrounded by construction vehicles and strange excavations

imago, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 15:42 (two years ago) Permalink

interesting

nakhchivan, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 15:44 (two years ago) Permalink

do you think there could be a connection between the sinkhole and the murder of lee rigby which occurred not far away

nakhchivan, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 15:45 (two years ago) Permalink

all these crazy things happening, there's got to be some sort of connection

imago, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 15:48 (two years ago) Permalink

that's what i'm figuring

nakhchivan, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 15:49 (two years ago) Permalink

trying to work out what my own life would be like now if the sinkhole had been a kilometre away and lee rigby murdered outside my house

what sort of person i'd be

imago, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 15:53 (two years ago) Permalink

http://kingofwallpapers.com/life/life-019.jpg

riverine (map), Tuesday, 21 June 2016 15:55 (two years ago) Permalink

he looks a bit like lee rigby

nakhchivan, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 15:55 (two years ago) Permalink

mens xp xp XD

imago, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 15:56 (two years ago) Permalink

i wish more people were emotionally invested in lee rigby culture and maddy culture around here

nakhchivan, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 15:57 (two years ago) Permalink

we'll never get anything so great as the LOOK FOR MADDY poster for drummer lee rigby. because he is dead

imago, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 15:58 (two years ago) Permalink

lee rigby and maddy

nakhchivan, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 16:02 (two years ago) Permalink

who is lee rigby and why should we care?

sarahell, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 16:08 (two years ago) Permalink

he was a top bloke

nakhchivan, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 16:10 (two years ago) Permalink

does that answer the second part of your question too?

nakhchivan, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 16:10 (two years ago) Permalink

it only answers the second part.

sarahell, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 16:11 (two years ago) Permalink

he is a sort of figurehead of british identarianism

nakhchivan, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 16:13 (two years ago) Permalink

The Electoral Commission has been forced to make an embarrassing apology after allowing an extremist party to use a slogan featuring murdered soldier Lee Rigby.

The watchdog had given the green light for Britain First to use the description “Remember Lee Rigby” on voting slips for next month’s European poll and now it can’t do anything about stopping them.

The commission admitted the gross error was made even worse by the fact polling day falls on the first anniversary of Drummer Rigby’s murder.

nakhchivan, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 16:13 (two years ago) Permalink

and the british populist right often invoke his name in connection to things that do not have anything to do with him

nakhchivan, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 16:14 (two years ago) Permalink

his name appears frequently in discussion of the forthcoming referendum for example

nakhchivan, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 16:15 (two years ago) Permalink

On 7 June 2013, a 21-year-old woman from Harrow was ordered to complete 250 hours of unpaid work after tweeting that people in Help for Heroes T-shirts "deserve to be beheaded"

sarahell, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 16:17 (two years ago) Permalink

England fans singing 'Lee Rigby, he's one of our own' outside the Globe in Baker Street..

#proud #oneofus #nosurrender

nakhchivan, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 16:22 (two years ago) Permalink

Reading through that Twitter account I'm struck most of all by how crushingly dull it is

imago, Wednesday, 22 June 2016 17:10 (two years ago) Permalink

how has charlton's lee rigby scene been reacting to the big news?

nakhchivan, Friday, 24 June 2016 21:44 (two years ago) Permalink

rap game matthew parris obv xp

nakhchivan, Friday, 24 June 2016 21:46 (two years ago) Permalink

a few england flags flying. might be a euro 2016 thing but a few were fluttering from open windows in a manner that didn't scream iceland in the second round on monday

everyone looked so fucking pissed off on the tube obviously

imago, Friday, 24 June 2016 21:47 (two years ago) Permalink

not encountered any hitlers screeching abuse, and i even wore my cyprus football shirt to and from work today as a protest/provocation

imago, Friday, 24 June 2016 21:49 (two years ago) Permalink

:)

nakhchivan, Friday, 24 June 2016 21:49 (two years ago) Permalink

but yeah v dysphoric for us. been taking out my frustrations on the charlton forum which actually has some people i can get fucked off at. oh wait this is what you were talking about lol - ok, well in that case, the lee rigbies have been telling the stuck-up metropolitan wankers to get over it, although a heartening number have also said that they feel curiously empty despite voting for the winner. it will also have been discussed that in certain industrial sectors, every time a british person leaves a job, they are replaced by a romanian, with the inevitability of royal accession

imago, Friday, 24 June 2016 21:53 (two years ago) Permalink

i've managed to accumulate only 4 charlton forum flag posts today, which is fewer than it could have been

imago, Friday, 24 June 2016 21:55 (two years ago) Permalink

lol

nakhchivan, Friday, 24 June 2016 21:55 (two years ago) Permalink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1SOq7H02xog

nakhchivan, Friday, 24 June 2016 21:56 (two years ago) Permalink

drummer lee romany

imago, Friday, 24 June 2016 21:57 (two years ago) Permalink

XD

nakhchivan, Friday, 24 June 2016 22:01 (two years ago) Permalink

https://twitter.com/dmon4ever/status/746428278202732545

nakhchivan, Saturday, 25 June 2016 11:56 (two years ago) Permalink

Sobering

Xzibrit late now (darraghmac), Saturday, 25 June 2016 17:26 (two years ago) Permalink

today greeted us with a biblical event in our garden - a beach! only last week in cyprus we had discussed the whimsical possibility of building a beach in our garden and here it was, sandbanks and gatherings of stone baking dry in the midday sun

the beach, it turned out, had washed across the road from the sinkhole site in heavy rain, for a large pile of stones and detritus, crowned flamboyantly with a small digger, had been left to the elements' mercy

imago, Saturday, 25 June 2016 18:35 (two years ago) Permalink

dope

nakhchivan, Saturday, 25 June 2016 18:39 (two years ago) Permalink

sous les pavés, la plage in reverse....this can really only be understood as a metaphysical auguring of the restoration - as the soil is redeposited by means of the storm, so the blood of drummer lee rigby is transmuted into the new nation

nakhchivan, Saturday, 25 June 2016 18:46 (two years ago) Permalink

well, it originally all came from sous les paves, so not even in reverse

imago, Saturday, 25 June 2016 18:50 (two years ago) Permalink

the bones of charlton's lee rigbies of yore have silted my garden

imago, Saturday, 25 June 2016 18:52 (two years ago) Permalink

yes, a return to the primordial order of things

nakhchivan, Saturday, 25 June 2016 18:52 (two years ago) Permalink

now even the flowers will return to what they once were in glorious albion

imago, Saturday, 25 June 2016 18:53 (two years ago) Permalink

will there be more dogs and monkeys? based on television representations, there were a lot of dogs and monkeys during the purer England era

sarahell, Saturday, 25 June 2016 18:58 (two years ago) Permalink

same number of dogs but possibly many, many more monkeys

imago, Saturday, 25 June 2016 19:46 (two years ago) Permalink

http://i.imgur.com/ooPGT39.jpg

nakhchivan, Saturday, 25 June 2016 21:04 (two years ago) Permalink

one year passes...

the earth in the sweet humid enclave of the sinkhole is the only true earth, all its feigning sediments collapsed and refound as concrete en abyme

― “bad” mothers, rebel mamas, and other radical/transgressive moms (nakhchivan), Tuesday, May 24, 2016 9:56 PM (one year ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

miss u nakh, all i can think to do today is watch sinkholes on youtube, it's all that's left

mark s, Wednesday, 6 December 2017 14:10 (one year ago) Permalink

seven months pass...

"the land is riddled with mineshafts and tunnels, which have now come back to haunt us"

mark s, Monday, 23 July 2018 18:03 (nine months ago) Permalink

a fossorial hauntology

mark s, Monday, 23 July 2018 18:08 (nine months ago) Permalink

this programme ("sinkholes: sucked under") is great

they're talking abt forgotten prehistoric flint-mines and only just stopped themselves using the phrase "that mineral they craved"

mark s, Monday, 23 July 2018 18:14 (nine months ago) Permalink

"sucked into the void 5000 feet below"

mark s, Monday, 23 July 2018 18:19 (nine months ago) Permalink

classic british angle: "will it affect house prices?"

(inc.a poor fellow unable to sell the only house in an entire road in bury st edmunds that fell into a forgotten mine: he's been stuck there since the 60s, while the rest of his very new modern estate turned into wild overrun fenced off wasteland)

mark s, Monday, 23 July 2018 18:31 (nine months ago) Permalink

"the uk: a small island riddled with mines"

amusingly, the narrator has actually used -- in passing -- the "it's a minefield" metaphor

mark s, Monday, 23 July 2018 18:50 (nine months ago) Permalink

"they drilled more than 100 boreholes round the school" lol

mark s, Monday, 23 July 2018 18:51 (nine months ago) Permalink

scale of voids discovered below school measured -- i am pleased to say -- in the correct unit of volume: "16 doubledecker buses"

mark s, Monday, 23 July 2018 18:56 (nine months ago) Permalink


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