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The Somerton Man Case. The body of a man found on an Australian beach close to a major Atomic Testing ground, he was probably poisoned, a copy of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and an unbroken Code page found and associated to him. Set against a Cold War background in 1948, was this man a spy? We think so and this blog focuses on the evidence that was left behind and in some cases missed, the Code page, Dry Cleaning numbers, A Poem and a small, torn piece of paper bearing the words TAMAM SHUD.

Saturday, 12 October 2019



Above is a clip from an article that proves the point about shadows and how easy it is for the shape of a nose or an ear for that matter to be not as it seems.

In the images 'B' and 'C', we have exactly the same man and yet his nose looks decidedly different purely because of the lighting effects.

Here's the link to the article:

 Two, images of Fedosimov, one light, and one dark.

In the darkened image you can more clearly see the shadow being cast across his nose and mouth in particular.

In the negative image below, you can quite definitely see the 'halo' effect of the shadow.


An example showing how difficult if not impossible it is to see the
shape of a persons nose from a full-face view.


One last matter to consider, colours and shadows can be deceiving, below you can see an example of one optical illusion. You can probably see that there is what looks like a cube in the image with two distinct shades of grey showing within it. If you take either your finger or perhaps a pen and lay it across the paler shade that lies between the two panels, what do you now see in terms of colours?


  1. Pete, I look after my own family and I will make my own reports they include all of the troll comments about me that I have viewed for more than 2 years. You would be the last person I would trust with my information. Now stop trolling me and keep your nose out of my business.

  2. Coped across from January 13th:
    13th January 2020, 20.35
    A message for the troll:

    What you are doing is beneath contempt, you used to be a decent person and I think you could be again but attacking others with sly comments and innuendo in addition to trolling and even stalking members of my family is not the way forward.

  3. Copied across from:
    15th January 2020, 21.36

    Pete Bowes, out of the little respect I have left for you, I have published an example of a full face and profile view of a young man with a 'saddle nose', it is clear from this that you cannot make a judgement that a person has a saddle nose on the basis of a single poorly lit image, the well lit image in this post demonstrates that. You are in the wrong and your continued trolling is sad to watch. I will not be responding to any further trolling efforts from you, you are taking up too much time and I really do have more important issues to consider. Surely there are better ways to get content for your blog than trolling people?