So when a giant, fluorescent rubber octopus waddles across the beach towards the UK's Sizewell Nuclear Power Station, a police anti-terrorist squad turn up to chase it away with a stern warning not to do it again! OK, it was a publicity stunt to promote the nearby Maui Waui Festival on 2-3-4 September - full details here www.mauiwauievents.co.uk
Love this cartoon comparing what, 30 years ago, we thought the cyberpunk era would be like, with today's reality of life in the Digital Age!
Evocative picture from the 1960s showing Eric Burdon, John Mayall, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Winwood and the late Carl Wayne (with The Move in those days.) Saw them all live.
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