Tag Archives: life

Wheels on fire ?

I believe most children (well most boys at any rate) will have played at some point with Hot Wheels the toy from Mattel. I can remember getting a few sets for various Xmas / Birthday presents – some just a … Continue reading

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And the rockets’ red glare

Today being Independence Day in the United States I’ve no doubt that the national anthem will be played over and over again. I actually found out at the Smithsonian that the words of ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ were written by a ‘hostage’ … Continue reading

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Quote for today 04.07.12

We don’t see things the way they are. We see them the way WE are – Talmud.

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Travel Theme: Art

This week’s travel theme posted by Ailsa is labelled Art. http://wheresmybackpack.com/2012/06/29/travel-theme-art/ Now obviously the Louvre contains many pieces of Art but I am overlooking them and concentrating on something different instead. Something made famous in the ‘Da Vinci Code’ film which … Continue reading

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Quote for today 03.07.12

“Ignorance is bliss. If you don’t know something, that’s probably why you’re happy. If you’re unhappy, it’s usually because you know something that you wish you didn’t.” ― Gabrielle Shiozawa

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A case for Mulder and Scully ?

Apparently the ‘Truth is out there’ and with today being designated International UFO Day unless they happen to be already here walking amongst us and I’ve simply missed the breaking news story then I guess that’s the only place they … Continue reading

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Quote for today 02.07.12

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” ― André Gide, Autumn Leaves

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Don’t waste it

Today is a very special day but one that will largely go forgotten so to ensure you don’t waste even a second of it ( no pun intended) I thought I’d let you know. Before the invention of the Atomic … Continue reading

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Quote for today 01.07.12

“The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.” ― Albert Einstein

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting Moment

Outside of Los Angeles, just down the coast from Huntington Beach you will find Laguna Beach. It contains a secret place that’s absolutely made for this week’s challenge. Well not quite as the photos don’t depict a street scene as such, … Continue reading

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