(1) Things which I have read. 1. Tales of the Metric System – Imraan Coovadia. I spotted this last Christmas in the Book Lounge in Cape Town (ace bookshop, if you’re ever there), but didn’t buy it as I had no luggage room. I picked it up during the year and finally read it. It’s […]
Let’s go back to my early blogging / writing ambition roots. TRAVEL. So while I’m hanging out on the East Coast for a couple of weeks (and while there’s a massive rainstorm that just made my phone send me an actual, real, live, flood alert, what?), have a travel recommendation, and a couple of photos. Since […]
via thehobbitblog.com Fearsome Elvish Weaponry. Apparently.
via fuckyeahnickclegg.tumblr.com awesome car.
via guardian.co.uk BAGnewsNotes exists to analyse news photos and photojournalism – they’re primarily America-centric, but I wonder what they’d make of this shot of Mandelson in an article about how the Digital Economy Bill (which he was behind) shows the mess that British Parliamentary democracy is in. Actually. I can make a fair stab – […]
The black-headed spider monkey baby ‘Azusa’ holds a fluffy toy at the zoo in Wuppertal, western Germany on April 1, 2010. The baby was born on October 31, 2009, but was raised by hand after integration problems with the monkey group. By Volker Hartmann/AFP/Getty Images. via andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com Too. Cute.
via flickr.com Somehow, sometime, a lot of the old negatives I’d been trying to store in folders (in negative slips, no less) got damaged and stuck into their slips. The more recent shots are less affected, but pretty much everything pre-2003 is scratched to hell. This was also the period when I was using those […]
via bop.nppa.org This is just an awesome series of photos of men with the names of past US presidents standing in poses that reference famous images of those presidents.
via flickr.com In my dreams I would run straight down the road and jump at the point the hill starts to decline and then, flying. Wouldn’t that be AMAZING. I wish I still had those dreams at night.