photography

Ooh. Ooh-ooh.

The “grazing occultation” of Saturn by the Moon. RING ECLIPSE From the Lunar Picture of the Day, via the Bad Astronomy Blog, the picture is a composite from astrophotographer Peter Lawrence.

Friday Furry one day late

Oh, this is amazing. originally posted by CityRag who has more pictures and information – apparently all four infant animals were abandoned by their mothers shortly after birth Found via Majikthise: Lindsay says this shot fills her with trepidation (Disaster… Read More ›

Midweek musings

Which Swan is your kind of swan? The traditional(ish)? image from danceviewtimes.com The Funny Girl schvann? (wot, not one shot on the intarwebs of her suspended in midair?)

What a show!

Regular readers, I’m talking up the Astronomy Picture of the Day site again. This was taken in Perth on Australia Day (yes, it’s a panorama made from separate shots). The faint streak in the sky just left of centre is… Read More ›

Weekend walking

So, mr tog and I decided, on our return from abroad, that we really should keep up this walking-around-with-the-kids habit we’d developed over the 4 weeks of sightseeing. Instead of just lounging around the house on Saturdays, we should get… Read More ›

Friday wet and furry

Well, this time on Sunday Australian time I will be in the air, asleep, on the way to Europe for Christmas and New Year. For New Year’s Eve we will be in Norway, and mr tog and I are crossing… Read More ›