When I’m in Barcelona I live just round the corner from Park Güell. Here are a few photos taken during this afternoon’s heavy snowfall:
Aleppo pines aren’t built to carry heavy weights, and I saw a few fall and many more lose often substantial branches. Check the back branch wobble on this Pinus halepensis:
And here’s video of the branch as it gives up the struggle and goes its separate way. I thought it was going to come right down, possibly bringing the tree with it–hence my distance and angle:
I asked around, but Al Gore had already headed home.
- In the year 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue
When Fats Waller sang “Mr Christopher Columbus/Sailed the sea without a compass” he probably didn’t know that the great admiral had
- Pig foot gypsy charm
A Roger Ekirch, At day’s close: night in times past: “suspending the heart of a bullock or pig over the hearth,
- Effect of rainfall on wood ants and Ukrainians
Wood ants descending rapidly en masse from a Quercus ilex on Montseny at the onset of a sharp shower: Having spent several
- Miley Cyrus’ “Pablow the blowfish”, the best thing since…
… well, since R. Kelly’s “Trapped in the closet”
- The Singing Organ-Grinder’s top 10 pig songs
Sincerity meets spam.