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Monthly Archives: May 2013

“On The Front Line And In Your Face”

Because some people may not have ever seen The Day Today or know of the genius of Chris Morris: It’s the mix of surrealism and seriousness that appeals to me so much. Morris’ newsman persona captures the mix of the … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 Uncategorized ,

The Day Today Today

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: The Queen watches a display of gun carriages during a visit to the King’s Troop at Woolwich Barracks in south-east London. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters If every a photo deserved a Day Today style caption, it’s … Continue reading

Your Moment of Zen

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Karen Vacco, assistant mammal curator at the Pittsburgh zoo and aquarium, holds a seven-week-old baby gorilla. The baby gorilla is receiving personal treatment after keepers and staff noticed Moka, the baby’s mother, could not produce … Continue reading

May 30, 2013

“Sometimes People Say Yes”

Putting this here for myself and later thoughts, as much as anything, but here’s David Brothers writing about freelancing and not owning your work: But, and I say this with no animosity or judgment whatsoever, I do realize that the … Continue reading

May 29, 2013 Writingthoughts ,

And Then There Are The

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Eastern Screech owlets in a tree in Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia, US. Photograph: Graham McGeorge/Barcroft Media I know how those owls feel, all “Really? You’re out there with a camera? Really?”

In Which Metaphor and Similie Take A Back Seat

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Members of a Swat team receive training in Jingning, China. Not sure how often they’ll have to jump through flaming hoops but better to be prepared! Photograph: Zuma/Rex Features I just love the literalness of … Continue reading

May 28, 2013

It’s Not Even Raining

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Fans wait for the rain to stop at Headinley during the Second Investec Test cricket match at Headingley, Leeds. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA I feel like this should be the first part of a dance routine … Continue reading

May 24, 2013

Now I Realize That I Can Throw

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Lightning flashes in the sky in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China. Heavy rainfall since Saturday has killed two people in the south China province. Photograph: China Stringer Network/Reuters It’s a small thing, but I always loved … Continue reading

May 23, 2013

In An Interstellar Burst

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: A man paints puppets to be included in illuminated panels illustrating episodes from the life of Buddha, ahead of Vesak Day celebrations in Colombo. Vesak, which is celebrated on May 24 and 25 in Sri … Continue reading

May 22, 2013

You Really Made The Grade

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: The Russian Soyuz space capsule, carrying US astronaut Thomas Marshburn, Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko and Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, descends about 90 miles south-east of the town of Dzhezkazgan in central Kazakhstan, this morning. Photograph: … Continue reading

May 14, 2013