Monthly Archives: February 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: Indulge

Again, I had difficulty thinking of a photo to fit this week’s theme. Then I remembered my experimental diptych from Christmas. The before and after of a tin of Quality Street: This is the first diptych or triptych I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Book Review: To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee

I recently decided it was high time I re-read this classic, which is one of my favourites. The story is set in a small town in 1930s Alabama and follows the Finch family through the eyes of you ‘Scout’ Finch. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Down

A tricky theme this week, which I decided to answer by this post of the surprising intricacies of what’s under our feet: You don’t realise how much there is under us that we just never see. How many hundreds of … Continue reading

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Chris Brown At The Grammys – Is It OK?

R&B singer Chris Brown performed at the Grammys last Sunday and was lucky enough to win an award. Not so unusual, you might think, except that this is the same Chris Brown who is serving 5 years probation for assaulting … Continue reading

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Kind Of Awesome: Don’t Tell Him, Pike!

Just because it’s quick witted and hilarious: (Non-Brits won’t get why this is funny, so watch this first.)

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Regret

‘Regret’ is this week’s theme and here’s my entry. Do you think whoever painted this had a very bad experience once?

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Fabulously Sarcastic Letter From Freed Slave To His Former Owner

This is wonderful. Jourdon Anderson. a former slave, moved to Ohio after being emancipated at the end of the US Civil War. In 1865, his former owner, Colonel Anderson, wrote to him to ask him to return to work on … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Ready

It’s a little late this week, but the theme is ‘ready’. Here’s a shot of the Italian rugby union team having a pre-match huddle prior to their Six Nations clash with Wales back in 2010. It didn’t work, they lost. … Continue reading

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