Daily Archives: 21 February 21, 2008

Shooting Down Our Own Spy Satellite

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RIP – The Joshua Tree

The pictures that follow are of the famous tree featured on the sleeve of U2’s Joshua Tree album. I first visited the Tree in May 1999, and returned several times once I moved to California. In October 2000 it was … Continue reading

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Asthma/Allergy Doctor Visit

Two weeks ago I had my first ever asthma attack which resulted in today’s doctors visit.  I am now battling a case of bronchitis and that skewed the results of some of my breathing tests. The waiting room had a … Continue reading

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Vanity Fair’s Hitchcock Classics Photo Spreads

The latest issue of Vanity Fair includes a set of photo spreads featuring today’s Hollywood actors recreating classic Hitchcock scenes in an article titled The 2008 Hollywood Portfolio: Hitchcock Classics. These photos are as good as anything Annie Leibovitz has … Continue reading

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Lion Love

People in Cali, Colombia, are shocked to see the bond between a large African lion and a woman who saved it from abuse, involving long, affectionate kisses and hugs between the pair. Ana Julia Torres, who runs the Villa Lorena … Continue reading

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How to mount a camel by a 3 year old

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Life Saving Handshake

It was nothing more than a warm handshake between two people meeting for the first time – but it was a gesture that saved Mark Gurrieri’s life. The hand that clasped his belonged to a GP, Dr Chris Britt, who … Continue reading

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Not your typical day at the beach

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Air on Bottles

A comedy show group in Eskilstuna, Sweden, plays JS Bach’s “Air” on 31 bottles, all in different tunes.

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Home Made Hobbit House

You are looking at pictures of our family home in Wales. It was built by myself and my father in law with help from passers by and visiting friends. 4 months after starting we were moved in and cosy. I … Continue reading

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Donut French Toast


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What’s prohibited when visiting the White House?

Prohibited items include, but are not limited to, the following: handbags, book bags, backpacks, purses, food and beverages of any kind, strollers, cameras, video recorders or any type of recording device, tobacco products, personal grooming items (make-up, hair brush or … Continue reading

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