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Ball point pen on todays newsprint "Leave me, just for a bit." When the doctor had gone: "I picked up the pillow and smothered him until he was dead. The doctor came back and I said: 'He's gone.' Nothing more was ever said." Ray Gosling described how he euthanized his lover who was dying from AIDS. He has since been arrested on suspicion of murder. ...

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Ball point pen on the London Daily Telegraph Today I continue posting my doodles from our trip abroad. Alan Bristow, a buccaneer leader of the British helicopter industry past away at the age of 85. Having pioneered helicopter flying during the Second World War, he went on to build the largest civilian helicopter fleet in Europe. A lifelong risk taker, Bristow was a man of a thousand hair raising stories. He thrived on adventures and survived any number of scrapes and air accidents. On the subject of adventure - If you've traveled all the way across the pond, there's no reason not to visit Paris even if it's for a day. I did this doodle aboard the Eurostar traveling 186 miles an hour between London and Paris. We saw some beautiful English and French countryside, were served a wonderful breakfast of crepes and English sausage and were in Paris in a short 2 and a quarter hours. We spen ...

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Ball point pen on the morning newsprint Today, I continue my doodles on London newsprint. I really liked the way the London media presents the news. No nonsense. Unfortunately the content these days is the same no matter where you travel. banking, and financial crisis. From the Financial Times of London, (yes, it's salmon colored) Josef Ackermann accepted a new three year contract to continue his duties as CEO of Deutsche Bank. Ackermann has managed to steer his bank through the financial crisis better than many of his competitors. But he's not without controversy. When Spiegel reported a statement made by Ackermann to Deutsche Bank's annual meeting of senior executives. "I would be ashamed if we were to accept government money in this crisis." it outraged German officials who believe that he undermined the bailout program by stigmatizing those companies who accepted aid. Here my ...

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