Assorted Lunchtime News

The recent solar storms have, because of the charged particles hitting the atmosphere, produced some stunning auroras in places where they are normally not visible, there’s a picture in there taken in Suffolk! When you’re 59, how would you fancy running a marathon? How about 7? How about 7, in 7 days, in 7 different continents? He completed his 5th today in London. Does anyone feel sorry for these guys? Would you not think there was something a bit weird about the whole concept? They’re probably a bit embarrassed, but that’s nothing compared to what these people must be going through. Mind you, I bet at least some of them will go on “Holidays from Hell 17” to let us all know the levels of bodily fluid involved. However, it could be worse. Paul McCartney & wife had a baby on Wednesday, the gender had changed by Thursday lunchtime, though. Finally, this is somewhat ironic, don’t you think?

EDIT: Oops, wrong Suffolk. There’s one in Kent though