I took these photos earlier this month at Taronga Zoo. This juvenile condor is part of the captive breeding program there, and these shots were taken while she performed in the famous Free Flight Bird Show.
Month: January 2010
Sunday Barrowman Blogging: “I am Barrowman”
As some of you may know, last year, John Barrowman starred in La Cage au Folle [link] in London’s West End. Here he is singing “I Am What I Am”, which is the closing song of the musical’s first act:… Read More ›
Denialism: it’s a tactic, not an ideology
Denialism (n): the practice of creating the illusion of debate when there is none.
Today in ongoing double standards: pretexts for invasion
Especially when the lawyers from the British foreign Office testified that they had advised the war was illegal. Well, this makes it a war-crime, doesn’t it? So why aren’t Howard, Blair and Bush on trial in the Hague? Any other world leaders who have done the same thing have had had Western politicians baying for his blood, eg Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait. Or is it one rule for them, and another for us?
Otterday! And Open Thread.
Today’s European otter, snapped in Belgium, comes from mape_s on flickr. Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening in your life? Anything you want to get off your… Read More ›
Carnival! We’re turning TWENTY-ONE!
The Twenty-First Edition of the Down Under Feminists Carnival is fast approaching! There are only four days until the close of submissions, so get your posts in as soon as possible. This edition will be hosted by Rayedish at The… Read More ›
And still they defend him
The doctor who first claimed that the MMR vaccine could cause autism has been found guilty of a series of misconduct charges, that include putting children through painful and unnecessary tests, a disciplinary hearing has ruled today.
Waiting for Mr Right or taking Mr He’ll do?
Women who have failed to find their perfect partner by the age of 30 should give up their search for Mr Right and settle instead for Mr Right Now, an American author has claimed. Older, single women often deny themselves… Read More ›
Thursday Cheezburger: Defence Mechanisms
Today’s LOLcat theme is: Defence! Post your own favourite defence-mechanism cheez here, and wait for admin image magic to make it appear. Please post a link to a FULL webpage, rather than a direct link to an image only –… Read More ›
Femmostroppo Reader – January 27, 2010
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments. The Dangerous Desire to Adopt Haitian Babies – “Adoptee bloggers who also study adoption academically —… Read More ›