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In my experience it was the particular term used for the entirely unkempt examples that were usually to be found in the pages of certain publications that used to be "found" around the place when we were young.

Happy days.
Which brings us back to 'hedge porn' :p
 

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Which brings us back to 'hedge porn' :p

Has every kid in the world found that? :chuckle:

Can remember roving the local park and stumbling upon badly-hidden copies of the Naturist magazine Health and Efficiency, featuring greyscale photos of naked young ladies in various athletic and sporting poses.

They were naked except for mysteriously flesh-coloured (that's grey of course) little skin-tight panties.
I now realise that photos were expertly processed with the panties painted on at some stage.

As indulging in, say, archery or angling with a naked chest looked a bit risky I concluded that they were only pretending to shoot arrows or catch fish.
 

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Has every kid in the world found that? :chuckle:

Can remember roving the local park and stumbling upon badly-hidden copies of the Naturist magazine Health and Efficiency, featuring greyscale photos of naked young ladies in various athletic and sporting poses.

They were naked except for mysteriously flesh-coloured (that's grey of course) little skin-tight panties.
I now realise that photos were expertly processed with the panties painted on at some stage.

As indulging in, say, archery or angling with a naked chest looked a bit risky I concluded that they were only pretending to shoot arrows or catch fish.
And of course trampolining :p
I remember when i was at art college my dad bougjt me an old second hand life drawing book from the 50's, all the intimate areas were expertly 'greyed' out of any detail, making the models look like action man and Barbie in that department :hahazebs:
 

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And of course trampolining :p
I remember when i was at art college my dad bougjt me an old second hand life drawing book from the 50's, all the intimate areas were expertly 'greyed' out of any detail, making the models look like action man and Barbie in that department :hahazebs:
A few years ago I picked up a pile of second hand books, 3 for a quid, go to cut up for art.

One was an immaculate 1920s midwifery manual. It had photos of young and pretty but obviously un-pregnant women modelling various birthing positions.

As I remember they were naked, which was far less shocking in 1926 or whenever than actually showing a pregnant belly.

(I sent the book to Escette as a gift for her trainee midwife friend.

Friend was stunned as it's apparently a first edition of the very first modern midwifery textbook and legendary among the profession.)
 

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A USAF Hercules is showing an interest in Cromer
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A Typhoon from RAF Coningsby popped over to flash the V at RAF Valley on Anglesey -

Typhoon.jpg

It's now off to inspect the washing line chez @Swifty so it'll be tea break time after that.
 

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Oooh, oooh! Beluga 1 landing at Chester! :D
Beluga 1.jpg

Took a disabled friend to see that land a couple of years ago from the Chocks Away Diner on the Aviation Park site.
Collected a bollocking for sneaking too close for a better look, ooer.
 
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Afternoon Drama on R4 -

Seven Five Zero Zero

A desperate pilot hijacks his own plane in Adrian Penketh's tense thriller, set in and around an airport.

There is an incident when a pilot refuses to land a plane and switches off his transponder.
Typhoons are scrambled ('Scramble! Scramble!' siren) from RAF Coningsby.
The plane is followed on 'PlaneRadar' by bloggers and its movements posted on Twitter.

Oooh, we're now in Parliament where there's a major incident...
I'm off to wash the dishes and listen to the rest.
 
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OK then, is anyone using a paid version of FlightRadar24? Had the free app for a while but it didn't seem to work well with iPhones which I was using at the time so I stuck to the website instead.

A few years ago it showed Squawk codes and other info but that's been taken off the free view now which also irked me. There are also several layers of service to choose from, giving further annoyance.
 

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Have 2 C130's in formation over here yesterday but we are on a low flying rout so get a good few,
used to land at Barton and there was not a lot of room so we would be low over the edge, a woman
suddenly appeared at the fence with a dog, we looked as we taxied in and she was still there, nerves
of steel, my mate said we didn't have her then, I said no but the dogs name is rover, how do you know
that, I could read it on it'd feckin collar.
 

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Oooh, oooh! Beluga 1 landing at Chester! :D
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Took a disabled friend to see that land a couple of years ago from the Chocks Away Diner on the Aviation Park site.
Collected a bollocking for sneaking too close for a better look, ooer.

Escargot does the software also do satellites?
 
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Escargot does the software also do satellites?
Nope, satellites are a whole new level of nerdery.

There are some nice satellite-tracking apps out there but I normally rely on @stu neville to remind me of them! ;)
 
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