Yes folks: Not my favourite time of year coming up. From my book on how it is in Russia:
The west fears the Russians, the Russians fear the Chinese, the Chinese fear the Japanese: … but imagine if the Russians had taken over, this might be your life as a Russian:
… be careful. When you go out to your car, check under, around, for animals hiding to escape the cold:
My first thought when seeing this was that moment in Terminator when it emerges from the flames: My second thought was another guy’s hashtag: #lizards. I did think about that for a minute, stroking the chin, looked at the pic…
Here are a few: Don’t pick blackberries after the end of September as it is considered that the Devil has peed on them by October! We were never allowed to bring lilac or bluebells into the house as my mother…
Another fascinating set of shots at Daily Timewaster, via Chuckles: Different life they lead. I have two other similar shots which will be used in a different type of post tomorrow.
Quite like these: I’d buy the anthrax one, call it Anthrax Island, build a castle and call it Castle Anthrax.