Monthly Archives: December 2011

Top 10 Photographs of 2011

Following on from last year’s post, here are my ten favourite photographs I’ve taken this year. On our family break in Devon we visited Dartmoor briefly. This was the only part we got out and explored but it was a … Continue reading

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2011: The Year When A Hell Of A Lot Happened

This year has been incredibly eventful. Think about it. We’ve had the Arab Spring, the Osama Bin Laden raid, the deaths of Colonel Ghaddafi, Kim Jong-Il and Amy Winehouse, the Royal wedding, the other Royal wedding, Occupy protests springing up … Continue reading

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‘The Hobbit’ Trailer Released

Thank you for the early Christmas present, Peter Jackson! It looks so good!

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Kind Of Awesome: The News Of 2011 In Lego

The Guardian‘s account on Flickr has collated a gallery of photographs of Lego figures recreating the scenes of the news from this year. They’re particularly effective when they recreate an already recognisable photo, as in the shot of “President Obama” … Continue reading

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What A Wonderful World Indeed

Watch this. David Attenborough speaking the lyrics to ‘What A Wonderful World’ set to images from some of his fabulous nature programmes. What a fantastic advert for the BBC, and more specifically, the BBC Natural History Unit. Well done Auntie!

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Kind Of Awesome: Stunning Stop-Motion Video Using Google Street View

The story, according to Tom Jenkins, the director, on the Youtube page: A lonely desk toy longs for escape from the dark confines of the office, so he takes a cross country road trip to the Pacific Coast in the … Continue reading

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