Category: Diversions

quizzes, puzzles and tricks

Annunziata

Please read this first: http://www.nourishingobscurity.com/2019/04/the-serious-and-not-so-serious/ Sung to the tune of Paperback Writer – only the version below the lyrics runs a fuller instrumental without the Beatles’ words superimposed. You ready?  Let’s go:

Thought it was Russia…

… turned out to be South Africa: 1. Never indicate – it gives away your next move. A real south African driver never uses indicators. 2. Under no circumstance should you leave a safe distance between you and the car…

Earth from space

Not usually getting to see these things as you do, I wondered what earth really would look like – shirley it’s all covered in cloud, no? https://geekologie.com/2019/01/a-stunning-4k-view-of-earth-as-seen-from.php Then there’s this, via Chuckles: https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/04/07/epic-photos-of-the-earth-from-1-million-miles-at-sol-earth-l1/ I want to see unadulterated photos, not…

Know your islands

1. The bail[i]wick is divided into twelve parishes, all bar two being saints. 2. It has Teide and had a bad aircrash many years ago. 3. It’s known for black sand beaches and the Transit of Venus. 4. Large deposits…