Month: September 2016

The unsexiness of triathlon training — Inner Workings of My Mind

It’s 6:20 in the morning. It’s still dark outside. I’ve already had my usual breakfast – porridge with raisins – and I’m leisurely drinking my tea to get my single caffeine fix of the day. Soon, I’ll be getting dressed to go to the gym where I’ll head first to the pool for an 800 […] via The unsexiness of triathlon training — Inner Workings … Read More The unsexiness of triathlon training — Inner Workings of My Mind

Be Thankful…..Always! — DREAMS AND ESCAPES

Been touched by these words. Good morning everyone. via Be Thankful…..Always! — DREAMS AND ESCAPES

Blogging the Stories of India’s Handicrafts: How Jaypore.com Promotes Its Brand — Discover

The blog of online store Jaypore.com tells the stories behind their products and celebrates the artisan communities of India. via Blogging the Stories of India’s Handicrafts: How Jaypore.com Promotes Its Brand — Discover

Saints in the café. — Trevor Mill Graphic Designer Ltd

These are two local gentlemen. One wears Rasta clothes and nail varnish, the other a nice fedora. Both have walking sticks, which gave me a link to bring them into the same image. Media used: Wood base, acrylic, pencils, metallic paint, gold paint, silver paint, mod lodge (a painting glue), gesso, white gold leaf, retoucher’s varnish, […] via Saints in the café. — Trevor Mill … Read More Saints in the café. — Trevor Mill Graphic Designer Ltd

First spring swim — Bagni di Lucca and Beyond

I am heading back to Europe tomorrow. I really miss the beach when I am not in Australia, so a fine Sunday was the perfect excuse to head to the beach for a final swim. via First spring swim — Bagni di Lucca and Beyond

Claudia McGill and Her Art World — Discover

Claudia McGill came to art later in life, but never stopped creating once she did. On her site, she shares work that spans several media, including collage, sculpture, and acrylics. via Claudia McGill and Her Art World — Discover

European Capital of Culture 2000 – Santiago de Compostela — Have Bag, Will Travel

If El Cid represents the secular aspects of heroism and military conquest during the Reconquista then the spiritual hero representing the religious justification and the Christian ethos of the crusade against the Muslims was Santiago, St James the Apostle, and the patron Saint of Spain. via European Capital of Culture 2000 – Santiago de Compostela — Have Bag, Will Travel

NYPD Officer Faces Second-Degree Murder Charge In July 4 Road Rage Shooting — CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An NYPD officer appeared in court Tuesday, facing second-degree murder and manslaughter charges following a road rage incident. Wayne Isaacs was indicted Monday in the deadly July 4 shooting of Delrawn Small, 37, who was killed in front of his wife and two children. “He is on his way to jail right now with cuffs on,… via NYPD Officer Faces Second-Degree … Read More NYPD Officer Faces Second-Degree Murder Charge In July 4 Road Rage Shooting — CBS New York

A Reading List About Utopias — Longreads Blog

Here are five stories about utopian societies. via A Reading List About Utopias — Longreads Blog

Two Days at Craters of the Moon National Monument — Discover

Jenna and Guillaume, the couple behind Tiny House Giant Journey, explored the eerie landscape of Craters of the Moon National Monument in Idaho — and at night, captured this stunning shot of their tiny house under the Milky Way. via Two Days at Craters of the Moon National Monument — Discover

Man Plays Joke On New York With Fake Staten Island Ferry Octopus Attack Story — CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — If history is bunk, as Henry Ford suggested, then what would one call a new “ferry tale” from Staten Island? As CBS2’s Steve Langford reported, a statue has appeared with a dedication to the passengers and crew of the Staten Island Ferry who were brought down by a giant octopus back… via Man Plays Joke On New York With Fake Staten … Read More Man Plays Joke On New York With Fake Staten Island Ferry Octopus Attack Story — CBS New York

How to Blog Your Way around the World: A Conversation with Shivya Nath — Discover

On solo travel, keeping a blog as a nomad, and finding inspiration in everyday encounters. via How to Blog Your Way around the World: A Conversation with Shivya Nath — Discover