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Happy Winter Solstice – Merry Christmas – or whatever

La maison en pain d'épices
Image by Kermitfrog Joyeux Noël 🙂 via Flickr

To everybody out there and with special affection to my few and cherished readers, I would like to wish you all a very Happy Winter Solstice and Merry Christmas or whatever festivity you celebrate this season.

The time of year to take a bit of time to enjoy the company of friends and loved ones.

Enjoy the season!

See you next time.

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Too Young To Wed — the exhibition — begins in New York this week

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and VII Photo Agency are hosting an exhibition called “Too Young to Wed” at the Visitors’ Lobby at the United Nations. This in celebration of  the first inaugural International Day of the Girl Child on October 11, 2012. So if you are in New York City from October 11 through November 29, 2012 don’t skip this exhibition that will feature photography by Stephanie Sinclair and video by Jessica Dimmock.

Let’s put an end to this barbaric custom.

Too Young To Wed — the exhibition — begins in New York next week.

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Caffeine crystals

B0008352 Caffeine crystals

Here is an image of an important part of everyday life, seen in a different light.

This picture by Annie Cavanagh and David McCarthy is impressive, and the post-processing gives life to the otherwise monochrome crystal.