November 2012 archive

Eeny Meeny: Proof that the Gods MUST be Crazy at home on Authonomy!

Eeny Meeny: Proof the the Gods MUST be Crazy

Many of my readers will already be aware that I have already published a cookbook, The Un-Cookbook: The Art of Cooking without Recipes, that is available in both hardback and softcover through booksellers and online as well as through the Kindle bookstore. N.B. Don’t forget that this makes a GREAT gift for Christmas or for …

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Travel Photo Journal: Wittdün auf Amrum, Germany

The Village of Wittdün the main settlement of the island Amrum

I first visited Amrum in 1972 as a teenaged student and was immediately captivated by its unique nature. Since I was there working for the summer in the youth hostel, I got to know the island and its idiosyncrasies very well. I have since revisited a couple of times, most recently in 2003 when these …

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POTD: Winter is coming to Ottawa, Canada

Winter is coming to Canada!

Winter is coming to Ottawa, Canada. Whether we like it or not, we might as well get used to it and find the beauty in it! The shot above shows that you can find beauty in the most amazing places if you keep your eyes open! This picture was taken with my (now long lost) …

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Photo of the Day: Arrival at Dusk

Arrival at dusk

This photograph was taken with my very first SLR camera, an East German built Praktica in 1974. I no longer have the original print so this comes from a scanned negative. Somehow the poor quality of reproduction adds to the haunting nature of this shot. The colours are almost certainly bear little relationship to what …

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