Today's totally WTF! picture comes courtesy of English poet Myfanwy Fox who spotted this in the West Country!
Just learned that Frank Wells, the cardiac surgeon at Papworth Hospital who performed my life-saving aortic dissection a few years ago, sketches out his plans for open heart surgery using forceps as a pen, human blood as ink, and the open still-beating chest cavity of the patient as an inkwell. He's even had his work hung at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.
The fine art of the wrongly captioned local newspaper picture story (from Norfolk) - it is no laughing matter when someone fly-tips a yellow Zoot-suited, ukulele-playing rockabilly band on your farm land!
The band Pink Floyd feature in a novel I'm currently writing (and in effect provide the backing track to the text) so, out of interest, I recently ran a Twitter survey to discover which were people's favourite Floyd albums – besides The Dark Side of the Moon.
The results were not as I suspected...
In first place on 47% was The Wall beating Wish You Were Here on 32%. Then came the 1971 album Meddle on 16%, beating Animals into fourth place on just 5%. All of which just goes to show there's a lot of it about!
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