Monthly Archives: October 2011

Weekly Photo Challenge: Hidden

These were taken on our first day in Bhutan last year. We had just arrived and decided to just hang out at the guest house for a while to recover from the travel. I took the camera and explored the … Continue reading

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Evening Sky With Cherry Tree

Just thought I’d share this impression from my evening walk with Isla. I really liked the paper cut-out quality of it, in addition to the colour. Unfortunately, it’s only an fuzzy cellphone snapshot — I really should listen to the … Continue reading

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The Latest Apple Convert

The Husband bought himself a new large screen. However, I don’t think he’s getting quite the screen estate out of it that he imagined.

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Tell Me Why I Don’t Like Mondays

Isla is many things, but an early riser she is not. Are you talking to ME? I will just ignore you. If I can’t see you, you won’t see me either. She emerged from the bedroom around noon, demanding to … Continue reading

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Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

http://tostir.wordpress.com/2011/10/21/protect-the-arctic-national-wildlife-refuge/

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Opportunity

These are migrant workers from poorer regions of India who come to Goa in order to deepen the river. By means of manual labour. I’ve forgotten their exact daily wage but you could easily spend it at Starbucks. They work … Continue reading

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Happiness

Yesterday, I made a mistake. I went to see someone in order to comfort them on a difficult day. No good deed going unpunished, I ended up being criticized and disapproved of for the entire duration of my visit. No … Continue reading

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