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John Hauxwell
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Attended Washington Grammar, Tyne and Wear, UK
Lives in Newcastle upon Tyne
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  • Washington Grammar, Tyne and Wear, UK
  • Studied in various Universities and Colleges. Nothing to brag about, dropped out of most. (It was the thing at the time)
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"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea." - Robert A Heinlein
I live in Newcastle upon Tyne UK close to the quayside. Moved here from Durham after I retired to be closer to my family. I enjoy exploring www to learn new things, although mymemory and attention span are not good, I still manage - by setting up bookmarks and reminders. Dear old Goog is my memory now.

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    • Tech 
    • Science fiction and Fantasy 
    • Social networking - especially G+ It's the best place to meet
      new friends
    • Music - very eclectic taste - Anything apart from Rap and
      Jazz (even the odd track from these genres is ok)
Bragging rights
As child I was chased by the cops. Got a warning for speeding, I was riding a bicycle :)
  • Enjoying life.
    Social Tech, 1997 - present
  • Computer Industry
    Engineering Director, 1985 - 1996
  • Everything - nearly
    You name it - I tried it (not too much of an exaggeration) - great time :), 1972 - 1985
  • Spensers
    Dispensing Optician, 1968 - 1972
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Newcastle upon Tyne
Shiney Row - Sunderland - Houghton le Spring - Langley Moor


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Didn't realise our Jelly Babies were originally supposed to be bears. Gummy bears could have been around  years earlier.
Bit ghoulish this one :)
BBC News takes a look at the jelly baby's journey from a Lancashire sweet factory to mass-produced giant of the confectionery world.
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"Bastard candy."
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Only a short sequence but watch to end. Some things are really  _really_  big!
Wow! I never realised how big some things are!
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Ha ha ha I like it
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One of my favourite authors did this today :)
Planning to drop a few sets of paperbacks off to my neighborhood's Little Free Libraries today. I did this a couple of years ago and they got snapped up. It's fun: it's like a caper film but in reverse: I'm stealthily putting things there instead of stealing them. :)
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Gave ya the link on #CHECKIN John 
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Been busy today. Nice conversations in my circles.
Like this little fella.
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Awww what a cutie.
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Really funny :)

via +miri dunn 
lolz -- seriously though! 

Original male nipple art and template idea from Micol Hebron
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Dam you G+!

...shakes fist...
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Great comment from Rowling :)
'Harry Potter' author J.K. Rowling has tweeted a response to the fans asking her what she thinks about black Hermione.
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Awesome! \o/
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Says it all. Things are not always as they appear.
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I always admire the people I know who soldier on with a smile when I know they're suffering +John Hauxwell
I tell my doctor that it isn't the age, it's the mileage xox

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Has to be the classic drum battle!
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Via +Katherine Bond  is great :)
…and please fix that damn end quote lol
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Hiya +Regina Love :)
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