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Catching seals for London Zoo
Added on 09 April 2020 at 21:43 by Steven Heddle
You could do that in the 60s appparently! Jim Eunson has posted a series of pictures from a scrapbook detailing this operation, and the first half have been uploaded to the public area of the site today. Come back tomorrow for the rest of these fascinating pictures!
Use the Latest Additions button
Added on 08 February 2017 at 23:21 by Steven Heddle
I'm delving into pictures that have been bulk uploaded in the past, that I've held back to avoid swamping you with images that are similar all at once. They don't show up in the thumbnails below, which is strictly chronological by the date the pictures were submitted - so you might not see them. But you will if you use the Latest Additions button.
Happy New Year!
Added on 01 January 2017 at 00:00 by Steven Heddle
A Happy New Year to you all. Contributions and comments welcome as we go into 2017, and far more regular updates of the Image Library. There's a resolution for you! Cheers Steven
Improved site
Added on 19 September 2009 at 20:13 by Steven Heddle

The 10-15-20 option was missed, so has been reincarnated, in an IMPROVED form- see below the comments list for the expanded options.

Also the 'Back' link has been reinstated by request, so I hope that is helpful.

Duff comments links have been fixed where notified, I hope.

Large versions of pictures are now available where possible.

The Search facility is not up to scratch yet, but is being worked on.

It is now possible to add pdfs, audio clips and indeed movie clips to pictures. Contact me if you are interested in this.

The Google ads help keep us in business, but if any local business wants to advertise, we have a system which will support paid ads in place of some of the Google ads. Give me a shout.

The Admin system is far better.

The site is much more graphical, so people have a better chance of stumbling across pictures they might like.

Future upgrades will be easier to implement, and more regular.

Our hosting costs will ultimately be reduced.

So as far as I am concerned, the Image Library is now improved. The old one is not coming back. If people don't like aspects of the new style, if they can tell me what bugs them then there is a chance that something can be done about it, as can be seen. That is what constructive criticism is all about.

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