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Samizdata meat interface componant has been repositioned

I am away from HQ for a few days and looking out over the horizon I see this…


Where am I*?

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* Not you, Jennings, you already know 😛

14 comments to Samizdata meat interface componant has been repositioned

  • mike

    That’s got to be somewhere in Japan.

  • Scapegrace

    Is that a woman wearing an islamic head scarf? If so, the composition of the photo is just awesome considering The Donald’s stated aversion to Muzzies! 😀

  • prog


  • Natalie Solent (Essex)

    I hear the tread of the approaching Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man.

    (Original version, natch.)

  • Yup. I agree with Prog.

    Taken from the junction of Ortaklar Caddesi and Büyükdere Caddesi in Istambul.

  • Mr Ed

    I can’t guess the destination, but I’m thinking, for some reason I can’t quite fathom, that the purpose of the trip is something to do with a poetry recital.

  • James Hargrave

    Phelps – in that case, Byzantium. Anything but the version sanctified my must have a camel at a trot, the well known chain-smoking animal fancier.

  • West Soho ?

    Welcome to Gotham (I guess)

  • Michael Jennings (London)


    I haven’t been to that exact spot for almost eight months. I’m slipping.

  • Thailover

    I’m wondering what percentage of Americans don’t know where Trump is from.

    On second thought, I don’t want to know, I might become depressed.

  • Thailover

    From Wiki,

    “In June 2016, Turkish President Erdogan has been reported to call for the removal of the Trump name from the towers, saying “[Trump] has no tolerance for Muslims living in the US.”

    My question is, why does anyone non-Islamic owe respect and tolerance towards Islam when Islam tolerates and respects nothing non-Islamic?

    BTW, I heard a rumor today. (Joke)
    Hillary was working at a bank. The bank was robbed. It was an inside job, and she robbed the bank. Investigators interviewed her on video, and she repeatedly said she didn’t rob the bank. She lied about robbing the bank. Her lawyers intentionally deleted the camera footage that would prove she robbed the bank. No charges were filed, even though there is evidence that she robbed the bank. Why? They couldn’t prove that she knew was wrong to rob banks. They couldn’t prove that she intended to commit a crime when she robbed the bank, destroyed evidence that would prove she robbed the bank and lied about it later repeatedly.

    Another rumor.
    She was piss-drunk and ran over a 5yr old girl, lied about it and went home.
    No charges were filed because investigators can’t prove that she intended to murder 5yr old children.

    Did she break the law?
    Was she negligent?
    At minimum…yes.
    Will she be charged with criminal negligence?
    Of course not.

  • Wow was I wrong

    Fluffy on the Bosporus. Who knew ?