Monthly Archives: February 2015

Long may you live and prosper in memory

It is very unusual for me to post twice in one day, but I need to send this out today, because another legend has passed on to another plane. I heard the news this morning that Leonard Nimoy is no … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: RenFest

One of the best ways to abandon all serious pressures and embrace a brief period of boundless frivolity on a glorious autumn day, in my experience, is to pay a visit to a Renaissance Festival, if one happens to be … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Street play

Shortly after I purchased my first serious camera, a Pentax Spotmatic, while studying in Berlin, I learned from a fellow student how to make a black & white print in the modest darkroom that was available in the student dormitory … Continue reading

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Webnesday (22)

I had one more arachnid encounter in New Zealand that’s worth sharing. This is one of the most commonly-seen ones, a black-headed jumper, Trite planiceps (Trite rhymes with mighty), and I’ve posted a few photos of them previously (here & … Continue reading

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Warm Winter Wishes (3)

OK, so you want more warm? I’ll give you more warm. It wasn’t at its hottest—it was only late May—but anything more than a t-shirt, shorts, and sandals was too much to wear. Sunscreen and a good sun hat were … Continue reading

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Warm Winter Wishes (2)

Continued cold and windy here, and clear—which makes it even colder. Thinking back to more warmer times, this one came to mind. I came across this shed in Australia, near Armidale, New South Wales, in September 2007. It seemed to … Continue reading

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Warm Winter Wishes (1): Hot dog!

Especially after having recently visited warmer climes, I am relentlessly drawn to images that transport me back to warmer times. I suspect that I will be bringing you more in days to come, so consider this fair (weather) warning! I … Continue reading

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