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Saturday, 5 June 2010

Poole: upgrade and "ting".

Local wizard Derek B has sprinkled his fairydust over the above image, and the results are pretty fantastic; for those who may not know (nor care), the picture originally appeared in Mojo, but was, unfortunately, unevenly spread over two pages, and overlaid with writing and visual garbage... which explains the fact that it is usually seen with only the right hand portion present, as that bit was relatively undespoiled (and also the pretty useless patch-job previously attempted on these pages). But here it now is in pristine hi-res.
He also, for the hell of it, went down to the ferry and got an exact match:

The booth is actually very close to (the former site of) Mimi's house on Panorama Road; in fact, just round the corner:

Muchas gracias Derek.


  1. thank you, thank you, thank you!

  2. It's a really cracking photo alright.

  3. And I wonder if that cameraman's footage came out well.