Sunset, Nailed

A few days ago, I climbed up to the rooftop to shoot a (full) moon-rise. However just out the hatch, it was not the East that grabbed my attention, but unexpectedly, the West. A magnificent sinking sun was plunging through haze and lit up with the internal glow of hot coals on a braai. Perfect timing…

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Sea Birds

These were not your typical birdwatcher’s delight. I did spot a couple of kingfisher and a night heron, but truly, it was the swans and the cormorants that shone by their presence and instinct for creating photo op’s. Swans, in my mind, are fresh water birds. But the fact is they live in salt water too and here, they…

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RIP NA

This seems an appropriate title for a post about the man from NASA who nailed his lunar ETA along with Buzz and Michael, left the CM, landed the LEM in near zero G, and did an EVA without any REM, beating the USSR in a historic race. And back then, he didn’t even know about the HST…

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