March 3rd, 2004

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Stalin's last army - THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT!!!

From http://www.Telegraph.co.uk (via http://NeilGaiman.com)
by Julius Strauss in Kirkenes, northern Norway

Millions of giant Pacific crabs, whose ancestors were brought to Europe by Joseph Stalin in the 1930s, are marching south along Norway's coast, devouring everything in their path.
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In a graphic display of the extent of the crab's submarine domination, some photographs of the ocean floor in Kirkenes in northern Norway show a writhing mass of the ugly, spiny animals.
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"It can survive on almost anything: kelp, dead fish, seaweed and fish eggs. It even eats crushed shells to get the calcium it needs for its shell."
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Elvis Jenssen, 41, said: "The bloody things hoover up everything off the bottom of the sea and all the fish are disappearing. They came over from Russia and now they're taking over."
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But Glenn, a 30-year-old car mechanic, replied: "It's true the seabed now looks like the Sahara but they certainly taste good."

Who will save us?
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I found some friends...

So I finally launched AIM after many many months and two old friends pop up at the same time. *deep sigh* I would say that it feels like being home, except that one friend is in Ottawa and the other is in Raleigh. I guess home is on a server somewhere.
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Jardin de Luxembourg

We went for a walk in the garden the other day. It was lovely, but got bitterly cold once the sun went down.



On the way back, we wandered throught Saint-Sulpice, one of Paris’ largest churches. Jess was interested in the Delacroix paintings (dim and seemed a bit hastily done). I was more interested in looking over the shoulders of all the art students sketching in the chapel.
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