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Mark Highton Ridley
Works at Highton-Ridley Fine Art Photography and CEO Crocus Information Ltd, Business Analysis on Tap
Lives in Plymouth, Devon
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One of the free-running ponies on Dartmoor. This must be quite an old (heavily pregnant) mare because ear-docking has been outlawed on Dartmoor for many years.
Poster Pic of the day My work is available as posters and here's the one I've picked for you today. Click to see it bigger and customize with your size. Fine Art Pony Head and Mane print Animals and Pets A fine a...
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One of my much-loved black and white rose shots, presented as a gallery-style print. You can almost feel that "satin" against your skin.
Nothing brings out the best in me like you...
Poster Pic of the day My work is available as posters and here's the one I've picked for you today. Click to see it bigger and customize with your size. A Rose by any other..., Fine Art gallery-style Poster Flora...
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Zazzlers, YAAY!
What you've been waiting for... ZazMySite is officially launched!
Read all about it and get your discount codes. Watch the vids and find out more... take the free trial for a spin...
Enjoy!
All about my Zazzle journey, including graphics design hints and tips, effective promotional tools and showcasing some great products from me and other storekeepers. Click any product image or link and you'll be taken to it on Zazzle where you'll then be able to buy it. Remember, Zazzle is famed ...
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I've uploaded a bunch of resources for you in preparation for the official launch of ZazMySite.
Here's your resources page: http://zapmecash.com/affiliate-resources/zazmysite/zazmysite-aff-resources.html
If that page doesn't have the resource you need or you want additional help, as usual, just shout :)

It's looking like the launch might go ahead as early as Friday (tomorrow) evening, 5pm-ish EST?
Full details of the launch discount vouchers will be on the post I've prepared in draft on my Razamazazzle blog.

Unfortunately I won't have a link to give you until it's published, so watch this space. If you have me in your circles, you should get a notification when I publish the post.

Thanks for your efforts! This tool will have wide appeal, so you should get great rewards!!

Cheers,
~~Mark (HightonRidley)
PS You might have noticed the name change from ZazzleMySite to ZazMySite - that's because it was in breach of Zazzle's ToS - glad I checked with them before the launch ;)
All about the Zazzle-dedicated webpage generator tool, ZazMySite
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As I get closer to the official launch of ZazzleMySite, I've been working on a logo for it. What do you, my fellow Zazzler, think of it?
Please ignore the grey background, that's just for display purposes here.
I'd love to know what you think.
I have emailed Zazzle to make sure it's within their ToS :)
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Does anyone else here have misgivings about the use of dark matter and dark energy to explain the observations they have been 'invented' to describe?
It reminds me, in a way, of the theory of phlogiston in the early days of chemistry. It kinda worked but as time went on, more and more shoehorning had to be done to the theory to describe new observations.
Only when the opposing theory of oxygen arose, one which fitted the observations with natural elegance did we have the right theory.

And, to me, "dark energy" and "dark matter" have that same feel as "phlogiston".
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Yes, that explains an aspect of what feels wrong to me. Thanks, +Bryan Bonvallet :)
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Zazzlers! I've just posted details of Competition number 4 in my opening post on the Zazzle Tools forum:
https://forum.zazzle.com/tools/zazmysite_launch_is_officially_here_discount_codes
Good luck everyone!
~~Mark
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Zazzlers! I've just uploaded the details of the second competition to go with the launch of ZazMySite. More on the Zazzle Tools forum: https://forum.zazzle.com/tools/zazmysite_launch_is_officially_here_discount_codes
Launch post is here: http://razamazazzle.blogspot.co.uk/2015/03/zazmysite-launch-its-official-lots-of.html
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As promised, here's the link to the official blog post announcement:
http://razamazazzle.blogspot.com/2015/03/zazmysite-launch-its-official-lots-of.html
Until further notice, hop-links will now go there and not to the buy page.
Peeps will find the launch discount codes and get to the buy page at the end of the post.
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It's not often I share my work on G+ as it's so easily swamped by so much better (judging by their popularity).
Even so, here is one of my all-time favourites, recently collected from a 3-year loan to a prominent local business.
Pic of the day Here's my chosen picture of the day for this blog and I hope you enjoy it. It's presented as a fine art wrapped canvas. Click to see it from different angles and customize with your size. Lake's Edge Tra...
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One for you +Mansour Eskandary :) A new one for you to practise with your new bat!

  #forwidersharing #funandrandom
There's that saying about shooting for the moon. It doesn't apply to ping pong, because it usually leads to clowning yourself.
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loved the expression on the other player :)
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So, here's a big question.
How long will it take a sufficiently complex system to reproduce within itself, a range of working models of itself; this range to go from really inaccurate, all the way to those which are very rich, even predictive of the behaviour of the whole system?
I have one pretty accurate answer, empirical in nature. Holding off mentioning it for now.
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On my second question - what are the limits, I have these thoughts.
I would suggest "sufficiently complex" means any following the laws of non-linear fluid flow.
I think I'm right in saying that there's an analogous fractal for everything that is representable in such a system?
So I think I'm right in saying the question turns into "can a fractal contain the whole, of which it is a part"? And, you know, I think the answer might be "Yes, so close that any differences are indistinguishable from the real whole - it's turtles all the way down".
And if that's right, then there's hope for us getting a solid handle on all those great scientific questions still "out there".
If not, then there will always be stuff we can't reach.
Which is it? Is there a limit?

As for my first question, I'm obviously struggling to think clearly about it. I think I was probably looking for responses that might shed light and help me clear some muddied thinking? It's working ;)
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Introduction
Black and white photography is my passion but with everyone now being a photographer, I've hung up my camera for anything but purely personal gratification. I've had work published in Photo magazines and the BBC has frequently shown my work, commissioning a photo essay from me for the relaunch of their Devon website.

My day job for 8 months of each year is as a freelance business analyst. The limited company, Crocus Information Ltd, is the vehicle behind my various revenue streams.

Like many, I've focused on an online income and I run a successful Zazzle store at zazzle.com/HightonRidley To help me with promoting I developed some automation tools. They worked so well, that I also sell them on ZapMeCash.com where I also have details of my affiliate program.

I use the automation tools on a few of my blogs, including CoordinatedWeddings, PillowsULike, WatchesULike and BagsULike and these are good examples of what can be achieved.
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Commissioned By BBC for relaunch of Devon site - Banksy was chosen for the Bristol one! Merged the payment processing organisations of the Inland Revenue and HM Customs and Excise when they became one: HMRC. The integrity of the entire UK's cash flow was in my hands. All went smoothly!
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Borders / Edinburgh
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Fine Art Pony Head and Mane print
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Poster Pic of the day My work is available as posters and here's the one I've picked for you today. Click to see it bigger and customize wit

A Rose by any other..., Fine Art gallery-style Poster
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