“Wet and Miserable.”

“Wet and Miserable.”

Photo by davetomo · · From Pic of the Week This little Silvereye is not really enjoying a shower in my backyard. The Silvereye is a small bird with a conspicuous ring of white feathers around the eye, and belongs to a group of birds known as white-eyes. The Silvereye shows interesting plumage variations across … Continue reading

“The Dagenham Girls”.

“The Dagenham Girls”.

The former transport union official Frederick Blake, recalled: “When the Dagenham girls came down to see Barbara Castle [then employment minister] in 1968 I was asked to sit in a separate room because she wanted to see them on their own, which is fair enough.” Mr Blake was described by newspapers at the time of … Continue reading

Mother Brain by Landscape Photographer of the Year.

Mother Brain by Landscape Photographer of the Year.

Alex Noriega from the United States of America was named International Landscape Photographer of the Year for his folio submission, including the aerial photo (above) called “Mother Brain”, which was taken over the Colorado Plateau, in south-western America. Source: Best landscape photos of 2016 announced – Australian Geographic

“Tinja’s Husky Farm.”

“Tinja’s Husky Farm.”

Tinja’s husky farm lies off the grid: she cooks and heats with a wood stove, lights her home with candles and has to break the ice of the river every morning to get some water with a bucket. Image Credit: Photograph by Brice Portolano. In northern Finland, husky farmers like Tinja will go more than … Continue reading