Saturday, 27 August 2016
For a change, the original photographer has added some comments to the slide "1954 Jan. Pat with Ken in l r chair, both smiling".
So, Hello Pat and Ken! Where are you now, and what's your story?
Bonus - The Strange Reason Nearly Every Film Ends by Saying It’s Fiction. (Answer - Rasputin.)
Friday, 26 August 2016
No idea where this is, but I'm prepared to have a guess.
Fire Hydrant in foreground looks stereo-typically American.
Preponderance of bright men's shirts.
I'm guessing Hawaii.
Who's with me.
Bonus - The curious case of THE DEATH MASK OF L’INCONNUE DE LA SEINE
Thursday, 25 August 2016
Wednesday, 24 August 2016
I'm sure I've mentioned that 90% of the slides I have are dull. Churches, scenery, christmas...whatever.
However, that's doesn't mean that the subjects are dull. For example, today we have Notre-Dame de la Garde, in Marseille.
An impressive Catholic Basilica by anyone's standards.
Bonus - The Monty Hall Problem. Prepare for brain explosion
Tuesday, 23 August 2016
A well-focused, correctly exposed slide, with a non-sloping horizon. However, it's almost devoid of any points of interest.
You couldn't even judge the scale of the scenery. Until you notice the people.
Bonus - The question on everyone's lips Are Rotisserie Chickens a Bargain?
Monday, 22 August 2016
What more needs saying ?
Except, slide taken in April 1966
Bonus - How many English words do you know? With this test you get a valid estimate of your English vocabulary size within 4 minutes and you help scientific research.
Me ? 86%