A twisted pomegranate, a 250 year old oak and an art class
The Treaty Oak is a field live oak (quercus virginiana) that is the oldest living thing in Jacksonville. It’s called “Treaty Oak” because way back in the 1930’s a journalist wrote a story claiming that a treaty between the native Floridians and the Spanish had been singed beneath it. This “journalist” made up the story to save the tree from a developers axe. It worked, for many years the story was believed.
George Orwell - Born Eric Arthur Blair, June 25th 1903, Motihari, India - Died January 21, 1950 George Orwell was one of the premier English novelist and journalists of the 20th century. His works form the literary foundation of resistance to totalitarianism. The impact of his novels added numerous phrases and ideas to the English language including such timely phrases as doublethink, Big Brother, thought police, and newspeak.
*SPAIN~THE RUINS of BELCHITE: THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR 1936-1939.Belchite sat directly on the front. Initially controlled by Nationalist army,the Republican army took Belchite after a siege lasting from August 24th until September 7th,1937.A number of Americans,part of the Abraham Lincoln Battalion of the International Brigade,took part in the siege not long after its Republican capture. Ernest Hemingway+2 other journalists,Martha Gellhorn+Herbert Matthews,were said to have visited the battle…
Journalist Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) and filmmaker Joris Ivens (1898-1989), posing in front of a damaged Mercedes during the Spanish Civil War 1937. photo: John Fernhout (1913-1987), found on http://spanje-kunst.blogspot.nl/
Gerda Taro: The forgotten photojournalist killed in action
Gerda Taro sitting at a typewriter. In July 1937 a Jewish emigre from Nazi Germany became the first female war photographer to die on assignment. At the age of 26, Gerda Taro was just starting to make a name for herself and had already helped launch the career of the young Robert Capa.
PRO CYCLING MANAGER 2013 PC GAME FREE DOWNLOAD 7.6GB Cycling ManagerPro 2013 PC Game Free Download Pro Cycling Manager is an enhanced version of thevideogame series release Cycling Manager founded in 2001 developed by studio French Cyanide . It was released on June 30th 2005 at the Tour de France .Compared to the previous album it has a redesigned graphics engine and AI redone. There is also a play multiplayer . The game is offered in a variety of languages (English French German Spanish…