HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Here’s HOPING that 2017 is a LOT better than 2016!
- Michael Kruger effectively dismantles yet another (groan) claim that Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene
- A lovely obit of Helen Roseveare: A woman of whom the world was not worthy
- Bet you weren’t expecting ever to read this – but here is Vincent van Gogh’s first very sermon – rather moving
- An Alaskan town reclaims its indigenous name
- This is more serious though: the Macedonian city getting rich from fake news
- The world’s population growth visualised: astonishing:
- And while we’re looking at demographics, this is a very heartening infographic, illustrating the changing circumstances of people living over the last 2 centuries.
- This PSA about gun violence in schools is very effective indeed
- Love this – ‘still’ life portraiture
- Hilarious – cartoonist Vincent Bal turns shadows of everyday objects into something completely different
- It looks straight out of Thunderbirds – but it was for real. A Soviet-era JET-train (which went up to 160mph)!!
- Gabriel Dawe, a Mexican artist, has produced some stunning installations simply using rainbow threads