Sunday Blog Share: A Grain of Dust

Myths of the Mirror

A poignant journey through life’s memories. I can’t do justice to this gorgeous post here, to the way the memories and images are delicately woven together. Please head over and enjoy from the start.

A Grain of Dust

By Cloud Walker

Youth!  It is a magical word, a word that evokes, awakens, arouse all of our memories of days long gone and wishing we were still there.

(Continue Reading: A Grain of Dust)

View original post


Trail 44 – Kent (Part 3) – Sir Barnes Wallis – His Early Years

Aviation Trails

After visiting the many museums and former airfields in the southern and central parts of Kent (Trail 4 and Trail 18) we now turn north and head to the northern coastline. Here we overlook the entrance to the Thames estuary, the Maunsell Forts – designed to protect the approaches to London and the east coast – and then take a short trip along the coastline of northern Kent. Our first stop is not an airfield nor a museum, it is a statue of the designer of one of the world’s most incredible weapons – the bouncing bomb. Our first short stop is at Herne Bay, and the statue of Sir Barnes Wallis.

Sir Barnes Wallis – Herne Bay

Sir Barnes Wallis The Barnes Wallis statue located at the eastern end of the town overlooking the sea at Reculver.

There cannot be a person alive who has not seen, or know about…

View original post 1,382 more words

“Hollywood’s Nostalgic Stars that Stepped into the LOONEY TUNE [Toons] Scene”

Miss Back In The Day USA (An AmericaOnCoffee Blog)

Featured image: james cagney, humphrey bogart… (platinum-collection-volume-two) lorre

Hollywood Steps Out is a 1941 short Merrie Melodies cartoon by Warner Bros., directed by Tex Avery. The cartoon features caricatures by Ben Shenkman of Hollywood celebrities from the 1930s and early 1940s, including Cary Grant, Clark Gable, Wallace Beery, Bing Crosby, Greta Garbo, and Groucho Marx.

A large bird’s-eye view of Los Angeles is shown with searchlights moving to a conga beat. The action takes place in the famed Ciro’s nightclub, where the Hollywood stars are having dinner — at $50 ($814.14 today) a plate and “easy terms”. The first stars seen are Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, and, at a table behind them, Adolphe Menjouand Norma Shearer, followed by Cary Grant, seated alone. Grant talks to himself: “What a place! What a place! It’s as pretty as…

View original post 1,599 more words

Beating the Writer’s Block

James Harringtons Creative Work

Right now, I’ve hit a bit of snag in my writing. I’m a few chapters in and I am unsure on how to progress from where I am at. I have a storyboard and basic layout of the plot but I’m just hitting my head against the wall second guessing how I SHOULD write it.

Any thoughts?


Hi Jak,

I actually get this question a lot. So without knowing a ton about your specific case, I’ve been in your shoes at least in some way. You’ve got a great story, great ideas, but several directions you can go in with said ideas.

Well… I remember back in High School when we were taking SATs, we were told that if we didn’t know the answer, to go with our initial thought. Like you look at the answers and the first one that stands out as being right is the…

View original post 365 more words

“It’s the dawn of the commercialization of the Hyperloop.” – Shervin Pishevar, Hyperloop One Co-Founder


“It’s the dawn of the commercialization of the Hyperloop.” – Shervin Pishevar, Hyperloop One Co-Founder

This will be the cheapest, cleanest, fastest form of transportation in the world, says Shervin Pishevar, Hyperloop One co-founder, talking about the successful testing for its full-scale hyperloop technology in the race to build the transportation system of the future.

Watch a video on CNBC

View original post