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Created on 2016-03-19 11:31:57 (#2500121), last updated 2017-07-21 (4 days ago)

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Name:benicek
Birthdate:May 23
Location:Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Website:Vintage Found Photo Stories
White married (estranged) British male. Son of an architect and a nurse. Childhood spent mainly in Hong Kong (1978-86). Holder of degrees in archaeology, industrial relations and nursing. Registered nurse. One half-Czech daughter born in 2007. Politically left but quit the Labour party after it decided to support Brexit. Currently helping set up DiEM25 in the UK.

On a side note, I'm a little bit obsessed with old found photos and have created a separate blog for them here: http://vintagefoundphotostories.tumblr.com/

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19th century, 19th century history, alain de botton, alamy, alastair reynolds, aldous huxley, alma-tadema, anton walbrook, archaeology, architecture, asterix, atheism, austro-hungary, bbc radio 4, bbw, belle epoque, bill hicks, blogging, books, brighton, british history, calvin & hobbes, carl ziehrer, carte de visites, castles, cemeteries, cheese, classical music, cooking, czech, czech republic, czechoslovakia, david lean, david sedaris, deep space ambient, dickens, diem25, eddie izzard, england, english, epicurism, epicurius, european history, european union, flickr, found photos, franz von suppe, fucik, funerary monuments, galleons, garibaldi, gerbils, giuseppe garibaldi, gravestones, harvey pekar, hayao miyazaki, healthcare, herge, hill forts, history, hong kong, humanism, hurdy gurdys, iain m banks, ian m banks, industrial relations, iron age, island school, jacques offenbach, james tissot, jazz, johan strauss, jonathan meades, julius fucik, krtek, kurt vonnegut, laurel and hardy, lawrence of arabia, lee stringer, lehar, leo tolstoy, literature, marius goring, medieval churches, mickleham, monty python, moon landings, mr b gentleman rhymer, national health service, nhs, novels, nursing, ocean liners, offenbach, old books, old churches, old photographs, old things, osbert lancaster, otterhounds, outer space, peter ustinov, photography, port wine, powell and pressburger, private eye, private eye magazine, procrastinating, professor elemental, quentin crisp, radio 4, radio deliro, radio déliro, real ale, robert crumb, rockets, roger livesey, romano-british period, ross noble, rossini, science fiction, shipwrecks, simon community, socialism, socrates, space elevators, space habitats, space music, steampunk, tea, telomere, terry gilliam, the it crowd, time bandits, time travel, tin tin, tolstoy, topiary, trade unions, tristram shandy, tumblr, uk politics, vangelis, victorian buildings, victorian photographs, victorianna, vintage photographs, vintage photography, vintage photos, waldteufel, waltzes, wes anderson, wine, yanis varoufakis, york, ziehrer
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