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Loughborough Family Butcher

Low quality mobile phone camera snapshot.
After visiting a local business photographer, I walk in the centre of Loughborough. It's a busy sunny summer afternoon. People are running errands in the post office, shopping their groceries after work. Some are already having their first pint in a pub. Lots of cars driving around. A typical and nice day in a typical and nice English small town.

There I walk, minding my own business, when suddenly I spot an eerie establishment on the other side of the street. It's like a shop, because of the large display windows, but all the windows, including the door glass seem to be covered by brown packaging paper from inside. Above there is a sign with the text:

Screen cap from Google Street View.
I never went inside the store. Wonder what it looks like behind those brown paper wrappers. I bet it's a real old-skool butcher's shop. Carvers, hooks and knives hanging from the ceiling and walls. More cutting tools and a big roll of that brown wrapper on a cutting block. Eddie himself standing behind the counter with a huge cleaver in his hand wearing somewhat bloody apron and a white trilby hat with a big smile on his face. Guess I'll take my wife and son there the next time we visit Loughborough. Maybe Eddie gives us family discount!


Hidden Camera in a Bone Crypt

I blogged earlier of the Capuchin crypt in Rome, which is decorated mostly with human bones. As I happened to have a spy camera (camouflaged as a pen) with me, I used it to shoot some footage of the skeletal ornaments and bone piles. The quality is obviously horrible, lighting almost nonexistent and the camera keeps moving annoyingly all the time, but anyway, here's a small video glance into the notorious bone crypt.