TGIF : Weekly Round-Up (WE Fri 16 Jan 09)

Between storms and fires here, the following appeared on Straight to the Bar :

Between storms and fires here, the following appeared on Straight to the Bar :

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TGIF : weekly round-up.

Another great week here.

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