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Happenstance?

Apache-on-Thames

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It is very pleasant down by the River Thames in south-west London, notwithstanding the violent squalls that went through today, disrupting my photo shoot with cyclist Mike Baker (on which more later). 

No surprise to see a common tern speculatively fishing alongside the Sea Scouts' boathouse in Kingston. 

Just the kind of place you'd expect to find ... Apache attack helicopters?

I knew, from the previous day, that they were in the news. Only tonight did I know that four were being deployed by the UK to Libyan operations - reportedly from somewhere in the Med.

Well, I can confirm that two were strolling thuggishly, chugga chugga chugga chugga, under the threatening clouds over Hampton Court this morning, heading west. Maybe they do that every Thursday morning. I wouldn't know. 

 Meanwhile here's that tern:

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