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Countdown with Linzi Stoppard

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The first post in 2011 features the gorgeous Linzi of the violin duo FUSE from the UK, which staged a free performance for a countdown party in Hong Kong last night.  The accompanying rock music in the background was so loud that the violin tune could barely be heard, but anyway the focus was undoubtedly much on the once-model Linzi.  She is truly photogenic.

Happy New Year!

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