California Storms A man struggles to keep his balance against gusty wind and heavy rain as he walks along a wet pier in Huntington Beach, California. A major Pacific storm has unleashed downpours and fierce gusts on Southern California, triggering flash flood warnings and other problems. Image Credit: Photograph by AP Photo/Jae C. Hong See… Read More Pacific […]
Photo: Rob and Wendy Powell. Rob Powell was born at Semaphore on 2 January,1943 to parents Horrie and Del Powell. Horrie who was a required worker during WWII played footy at full back for West Adelaide and South Australia and was a life member of the SANFL. Rob attended Grange Primary School, Findon High School… Read More Legend Rob Powell.
Author: Amanda Laugesen Bugger, rooted, bloody oath…What is it about Australians and swearing? We’ve got an international reputation for using bad language (Where the bloody hell are ya?) and letting rip with a choice swear word or two has long been a very Aussie thing to do. From the defiant curses of the convicts and… Read More “Rooted” Aussie Bad Language […]
Anthropomorphic birds and animals were another popular theme, as seen in this Christmas Reversed scene, where raw dinner ingredients get in a party mood. Sending Christmas cards was a habit popularised by the Victorians, helped by the introduction, in 1840, of a uniform penny post.England’s first commercial Christmas card was printed in 1843, and is… Read Mo […]
Papercraft animals resembling low polygon vector illustrations. Estudio Guardabosques are Carolina Silvero and Juan Elizalde, a couple from Buenos Aires, Argentina who likes to draw and make things with paper, specially if it involves nature. See more Images via Faith is Torment | Art and Design Blog: Paper Mammals by Estudio Guardabosques.
Well a big thank You to The Toff and Mr Grubby… How pray tell did two such popular blokes get those ridiculous nicknames? The Toff is easy, he claims he is descended from British aristocracy and as an apprentice showed contempt for the other apprentices. He tried countless times to get out of work that… Read More Have a Good and Safe Christmas