The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 120,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that […]

The inspiring images below, taken by both amateur and professional landscape photographers, have been recognized as some of the very best by the judges of sixth annual Landscape Photographer of the Year competition. The stunning images have been compiled in a new book, Landscape Photographer Of The Year: Collection 6, which offers a magical tour around the […]

Just a quick post to our American followers to congratulate you on all on your election of Barrack Obama as President of The United States of America for 4 more years. The rest of the world can breathe a breath of fresh air at the thought that you will continue to remain a sane country […]

“”Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises,”

David Segal, New York Times: “The Games have hit this country like an extra-strength dose of a mood-enhancing drug. The question being asked here now is whether this national euphoria can last or, better yet, lead the country out of its recent economically driven malaise. Perhaps, as one writer for The Guardian wrote, the Games […]

London said good bye to an amazing Olympics with a spectacular Closing Ceremony. Mimicing the huge success of the Opening Ceremony and indeed the entire event itself – this was a true British after party. With the likes of Eric Idle from Monty Python with an ‘always look on the bright side of life’ sing […]