This little stone fist is over three thousand years old. Maybe more. It was loose in the bottom of a large box of Egyptian artefacts that I was asked to photograph for a museum. I was fascinated by it because at the time the logo for my Documentally Podcast was a fist. The fist I had chosen was nothing like this though. This Egyptian fist has the thumb tucked in and my fist was based loosely … [Read more...] about A Fist With The Thumb Tucked In
I just got an email from a friend working in Iraq. He's stuck in Mosul waiting for a helicopter to Kirkuk. Must have been months since I last heard from him. I sent an email to him last night half expecting him to be locked in some farmhouse on the outskirts of Baghdad, handcuffed to a bed. It's happened before. I don't expect him to be quite so lucky next time. Anyway, he's not kidnapped, … [Read more...] about Some Bloggers Are Journalists. And some are not.