Monthly Archives: March 2013

“Action”

┬áThe rattlechain site is now starting to look like a film set given the amount of machinery and the erection of a giant pipe even bigger than the Guns of Navarone. One has to wonder what will appear next. Nothing … Continue reading

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The Dutch attack

  The atrocious weather has left the lagoon site looking strangely wintery for this time of year. Usually at this point coots would be busy gathering materials and making mountains around the pipe and pontoons, oblivious that the site is … Continue reading

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“Goodbye Old Pipey, we will miss you!”

The inevitable day finally came; the removal of the long pipe from the pool and its associated pontoons. The vessel with which Albright and Wilson and Rhodia poured out their toxic Trinity Street rubbish, and the fountain with which birds … Continue reading

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The sound of silence

Work at the lagoon has been strangely lacking over the course of the last week. Where have they gone? Napoleon, Bonaparte and T4 have lain idle for days.Three theories have emerged. 1. The Great British weather. 2. Phosphine levels on … Continue reading

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Napoleon plumbs new depths

The last couple of days have seen Napoleon on the spud barge stirring up more rubbish on the East embankment, following his retreat from the North side. Another Albright and Wilson barrel with what looked like solidified material inside was … Continue reading

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Excavations

I think it appropriate at this point in the proceedings to name the two mechanical diggers of Heyrman-de-roeck that are causing rampant destruction at Rhodia’s “mere”. The squat of the two, “Napoleon” is a particularly destructive beast with his handler … Continue reading

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