Travel Snapshot: London

Chiswick PondTaken when walking past a small pond in a local London park, and going for a Monet-style look

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Line(s) of the Day

Tony Ray-Jones

Photography can be a mirror and reflect life as it is, but I also think it is possible to walk like Alice, through the Looking Glass and find another world with the camera.

English photographer Tony Ray-Jones, as quoted in the photographic exhibition ‘Only in England’ at the Science Museum in London.

Line(s) of the Day

Kennedy

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few that are rich.

President John F. Kennedy in his inaugural address in 1961

Line(s) of the Day

Gandhi

Whenever I despair, I remember that the way of truth and love has always won. There may be tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they may seem invincible, but in the end, they always fail. Think of it: always.

Mohatma Gandhi (Ben Kingsley) in Gandhi (1982)

Line(s) of the Day

Terry Pratchett

“Death: “THERE ARE BETTER THINGS IN THE WORLD THAN ALCOHOL, ALBERT.”
Albert: “Oh, yes, sir. But alcohol sort of compensates for not getting them.”

Taken from the book ‘Death’s Domain: A Discman Mapp’ by Terry Pratchett and Paul Kidry.

Film Quizzes: Stanley Kubrick

I’ve done two quizzes on film set in New York (part 1 part 2) so it’s only fair to do one for one of the city’s most famous natives. Stanley Kubrick is truly one of the most admired, acclaimed and visionary directors to ever have stood behind the camera. See how many of the films below you can get.

Film Quizzes - Stanley Kubrick Film 1 (1950s)

Film Quizzes - Stanley Kubrick Film 2 (1950s)

Sue Lyon (1960s)

Film Quizzes - Stanley Kubrick Film 4 (1970s)

Film Quizzes - Stanley Kubrick Film 5 (1970s)

Film Quizzes - Stanley Kubrick Film 6 (1980s)

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