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Crab in its Shell, San Blas Islands

A snap of a crap in its shell just before it snapped at me. Taken on one of the islands in Panama’s sinking San Blas Archipelago, one...

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Photo Exhibit ‘National Parks: Taking Care of Nature’ Opens in Ljubljana

18 images from the opening and the exhibit. In Ljubljana's Tivoli Park through 28 June....

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“There are some strange people.”

Still Life at Cherry’s Cafe, Potosi....

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Mannequin Monday #75

A warning to kids who aren't keeping up with their vitamins....

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Mannequin Monday #65

Keeping Bogota's vampires at bay....

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RIP James Dunaway

A humble tribute to one of my greatest mentors. ...

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Open and Closed (Pic du Jour)

Still quite busy here in Zurich, so like yesterday I didn’t venture too far beyond the Badenerstrasse where I spotted this in a print...

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Free, Unlimited Access to NYT This Week

If you’re sitting on a pile of research projects like I am, now would be a good time to catch up –at least if you plan to use...

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Moving to Stand Still

I found a new home office in Ljubljana yesterday (!) which means I’ll be online sparingly over the next week as I move in, unpack and...

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Nadezhda Tolokonnikova on Why She’s Going on a Hunger Strike

In an open letter released two days ago, Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who has served her first of a two-year sentence at...

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Unstoppable (pic du jour)

This was snapped during a visit to Portland’s Occupy offices just a few days before last Christmas. I just noticed that it’s...

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And the Winner in Piran Café’s Monthly Giveaway for June..

.. is Joyce MacNamara of Montreal! Congratulations to Joyce who’ll receive, as advertised, Haruki Murakami’s novel IQ84! In...

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First Winner in Piran Café’s Monthly Giveaway Announced!

And that winner in the inaugural monthly drawing, open to Piran Café newsletter subscribers only, is…...

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Eastern Europe Envy

I just came across this interesting piece --Six Enviable Traits From Eastern Europe-- in Big Think by Francis Tapon who spent the past...

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If You’re Planning to Celebrate Bastille Day in Ljubljana..

.. you may as well nail the Absurdity Trifecta and go see Duran Duran. This  is the 35th consecutive LJ Pic of the Day....

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Into Perspective

Just one of the many reasons I’ve always had an appreciation and fondness for NASA....

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Horse Burger – LJ Pic of the Day

Apparently seeing horse on menus in Ljubljana tends to mess with some people's sensibilities. ...

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