York Graphic Designers News – recently completed projects and random musings from the York Graphic Designers team.

2013 Trackrod Rally photographs – 28th September 2013

On Sunday I decided I needed a break from sitting in front of the computer screen all day, so I packed up the camera and set off to Dalby Forest to cheer on Dave Bennett and Alistair McNeil from DBAM Rallying who were competing in the 2013 BTRDA Trackrod Rally.
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Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield Tweets from space

International Space Station

(Credit: Chris Hadfield/NASA)
While searching through the Twitter recommendations the other day we found an absolute gem. Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield has become an overnight sensation on the social media network by tweeting updates and stunning photographs from his latest mission aboard the International Space Station. Armed with a top end camera and eloquent turn of phrase, Hadfield has amassed nearly 500,000 followers on Twitter since he was propelled into space aboard a Soyuz rocket on December 19th, 2012.
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2012 Trackrod Rally photographs – 29th September 2012

Yesterday we went to cheer on Dave Bennett and Alistair McNeil (DBAM Rallying) as they took part in the 2012 Trackrod Rally.
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York flood photographs – 27th September 2012

This morning I got up early and went into town to get some photographs of York under water. It’s not an unusual sight to see the River Ouse flooded, but after torrential rain earlier in the week it was thought this could be the worst flood on record.
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YGD take a tour of HMS York

Like most men i’m a big kid when it comes to all things military and jumped at the chance to have a look round HMS York (D98) when it was opened to the public at Hull’s King George Dock yesterday. The 5,200 tonne Type 42 destroyer, launched in 1982, was in Hull on a farewell tour as it is set to be decommissioned later this month. On Saturday the crew marched through the streets of York to mark the end of the ships service, giving the people of York the chance to celebrate the crew and the ship with which their city is affiliated.
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