Posts Tagged "freedom"

Wed, 04 February 2015 keep flying

I took this picture in Galway city, down by the Spanish Arch and looking across the River Corrib, at the weekend.
We’d been experiencing bouts of sleety downpours, but in between there were blasts of sunshine.
I lucked out with this shot of a seagull frozen as it passes across my view of the sun. [...]

Wed, 24 April 2013 trapped

Yesterday a swallow flew into my house, and became trapped. It happens several times every summer if I leave the back door open for a short period of time. Swallows speed so quickly across the skies I have no idea how they process the information of where they are going fast enough.
They fly into the [...]

Wed, 29 September 2010 making a difference

I’d like you to take a look at this TED talk by Sheryl WuDunn on the subject of “Our century’s greatest injustice”, which is about gender inequity:

50-100 million missing women in the current world population. That’s gendercide.
Ms. WuDunn has written a book with her husband Nicholas D. Kristof called Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into [...]

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