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At least they had the decency not to mention D***** T****.
Chris: And thank the Lord for that mercy Larry..
  • Ray
  • Not Germany...
  • 31 Mar 2018, 05:04
It would burn in the fireplace, Chris.
Chris: I'm not sure my fire aperture could accommodate this whopper Ray
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 31 Mar 2018, 07:07
Do the nails represent the rings of the tree and the stage that the tree was at during that yea? WAs it really 15 years ago since Concorde last flew?
Chris: Worryingly Condorde last flew in June 2003..
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 31 Mar 2018, 07:32
This is powerful to see it summed up like this, Chris. I do see some 'empty nail holes'....wonder what happened into those holes...
Chris: Well spotted Astrid but I cannot even guess. So much happens every year..
  • Lisl
  • England
  • 31 Mar 2018, 07:46
I wonder if there will be another milestone before we leave the EU
Chris: If there is then let's hope it is a positive one Lisl
It rather puts things into perspective
Chris: Yes it does..
Seems to suggest that this tree was only about a hundred years old
Chris: You've always had a brilliant mind..
Mmm - not sure it says much!
Chris: No it doesn't Tom
  • gutteridge
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 31 Mar 2018, 08:50
I note the tendancy, as is quite natural Tiff, to bunch more events as of world importance in more modern years.. it would appear that they missed out the two earlier London Olympics.
Chris: I was born in a London Olympic year Chad - 1948
  • Anne
  • France
  • 31 Mar 2018, 09:10
Chris: Thank you kindly Anne
What a good idea, it show how time flies though for we older folks!
Chris: And the older we get the faster it flies
I absolutely love these displays. It so visually tells children about the growth of trees.
Chris: Yes that is true Mary
somebody has a great imagination... i like it Chris....petersmile
Chris: I was impressed Peter
will 2019 have a black edge?
Chris: Well maybe it will..
  • Richard Trim
  • Suffolk : where the sun rises first in England
  • 31 Mar 2018, 21:35
They don't seem to have my birth year marked ... 1946
Chris: Cinemagoing reaches an all-time peak, with 1,635 million admissions during the year.
Lifting of prohibition on married women working in the Civil Service.
Fred Pontin opens the first Pontins holiday camp, at Brean Sands, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset.
The University of Bristol establishes the first university drama department in the UK.
Bush DAC90 bakelite radio introduced: it becomes the best-selling model for some years
An image that makes you think
who created this and what is it meant to represent?

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