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Journal Entry #7

10/22/2014

6:56 PM

As I was walking and talking with a professor I co-teach with, I decided to retrace my steps and snap a photo. All the little leaves were scattered on the ground and so I snapped a picture of it because I thought the colors were beautiful. 75 more words

College

Glasgow builders: out of control

Among the many indignities experienced by Glasgow’s long-suffering pedestrians and cyclists is the persistent obstruction of walking and cycling facilities by builders. Let me focus today on the new housing development in Anderston, with reference to this cutesy, whitewashed, and blatantly false image peddled by the construction industry: 333 more words

Cycling

The Thames Path - Little Wittenham to Oxford

I have written about the Thames Path before. Here and here.  The Textiliste, two other friends and I have been walking its length for some while, taking a day here and a day there, aiming for the source. 661 more words

Miscellany

Mindful Commuters

The front page of the October 20 Washington Post had an article “Mindful’ commuters say deep breaths, clear mind keep them calm under stress.” Although it might sound impossible, people who practice mindful commuting swear it brings tranquility to the daily misery of crowded trains, late buses, honking horns, and traffic jams. 590 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

Portholland - Cornwall's Living Jigsaw

I scrambled uphill through a tunnel of trees, catching spider webs around my ears. A heavy pulse hammered in my skull, stray stones slipping under my boots as I climbed higher. 590 more words

Lake Refractions

For this photo challenge, show us what “refraction” means to you. It could be an image taken in a reflective surface, it could be light bent from behind an object, or it could mean remedial math homework: the choice is completely up to you. 51 more words

Photography