Monday, 24 April 2017

The Flower Shogun



Yes, another slide where I do not know Who, What, When, Where, Who or Whatever.

All education would be much appreciated.

Bonus - Bear cub attacked by Clam

Saturday, 22 April 2017

Daisy-Mae Farquharson

 Daisy Mae is a High School Graduate and part-time snooker referee.  At the age of 12 she lost her left arm below the writs, in a bizarre Hula-Hoop accidents. However, by careful use of a pink sweater draped over he shoulder...you might never have known.

Bonus - I don't want to to give the impression that all Americans are dumb, but...  there are many dumb uns.

Friday, 21 April 2017

Some more ... Folk Dancing


Finally, a slide with some contextual info.

Sep-79 Bucharest - Folk Dancing

So that's nice.

Bonus - The curious story of The Berners Street Hoax

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

The Basket-Smugglers


Lake Titicaca is the home to Los Basquitas, a ruthless band of basket-smugglers. This fabled band have been smuggling reed baskets from Bolivia to Peru for almost two-hundred years.

(Actually, there was a period in the 1960's when baskets were smuggled from Peru to Bolivia, thanks to a sudden revaluation of the peso.)

Bonus - No Good Deed Goes Un-Punished.

Bonus 2 - Films filmed in Iceland.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Paris in Paris.



Ah, Easter is almost over, so let's return to tradition.

Tedious Tuesday features a slide of ... well you can probably guess.

It's The Shepherd Paris, by Nicolas-Fran├žois Gillet, and currently installed in The Louvre.

Dull.

Bonus - Idiot-In-Chief needs a hint.

Bonus 2 - Pedestrian Crossing at Boston Marathon

The Flower Shogun

Yes, another slide where I do not know Who, What, When, Where, Who or Whatever. All education would be much appreciated. Bonus - Bea...