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No.160, August 2008

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No. 160 - August 2008

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The Editor's Bit

Whoopee, a colour cover again! Even more whoopee, Elly’s health has been improving enough for her to contribute more to the Stun. You’ll have to wait a bit longer for Elly’s return to writing Tales from the Gutter herself, but in her role as Artistic Director of Stun Publishing, she came up with the best cover we’ve had in a long time. Elly also compiled this month’s crossword, so we can stop using the puzzles that first appeared in the Stun in 1994; you can find it on page 26.

It’s taken a while, but I’ve finally got the sort of digital camera I always wanted - one that takes the picture straight away, without any delay. It’s too big for me to carry around all the time, so I’ll still be using the little Nikon that has served the Stun well over the last four years, but the new one is great for taking pictures of bands on stage and at parties.

Kevin’s leaving party in Molly Malone’s got the new camera treatment, as did James’ 65th in Café Corso last night. Yes, last night.  We’ve had the occasional picture appear in the Stun the day after it was taken, but this is the first time we’ve ever had a two-page spread from a party in the Stun the next day. It’s fun being able to do it, but I’m not going to make a habit of it; it’s too much like hard work.

All of our usual stuff is here this month, plus a page of pictures from Willy’s latest visit to Calella, so enjoy your Stun.