[homemade] Pad Thai with prawns and chicken, Japanese Kaki Fry/Korokke style fried oysters, served with tartare sauce. Yes, the 2 dishes go very well together.

[homemade] Pad Thai with prawns and chicken, Japanese Kaki Fry/Korokke style fried oysters, served with tartare sauce. Yes, the 2 dishes go very well together.

Picture of “Wound Man” from an English anatomical treatise, c. 1400-1600. Presumably served as a reminder of the injuries to which the human body is prone. These typically range from blows to the head, to stab wounds and bites by snakes and insects. [6710×8935]

Picture of “Wound Man” from an English anatomical treatise, c. 1400-1600. Presumably served as a reminder of the injuries to which the human body is prone. These typically range from blows to the head, to stab wounds and bites by… Continue Reading

This coffee is served with a cloud of “cotton candy”, the coffee vapor rises to dissolve the “cotton candy” and the cloud begins to rain with sugar over the coffee. Coffee “mellow” in Shanghai, China.

This coffee is served with a cloud of “cotton candy”, the coffee vapor rises to dissolve the “cotton candy” and the cloud begins to rain with sugar over the coffee. Coffee “mellow” in Shanghai, China.

Dress uniform of Lieutenant William Harvey Smith who served with the 10th U.S. Cavalry Regiment, c. 1883-1898. He was killed at the 1898 Battle of San Juan Hill during the Spanish-American War. [1820×2756]

Dress uniform of Lieutenant William Harvey Smith who served with the 10th U.S. Cavalry Regiment, c. 1883-1898. He was killed at the 1898 Battle of San Juan Hill during the Spanish-American War. [1820×2756]

I met a WWII veteran at work today. He told me about the time he went to the Whitehouse to meet Obama. He joined the military in 1940, and served in several branches of the military. He keeps this photo of Obama and him in his jacket. Thank you for your service, Sir!

I met a WWII veteran at work today. He told me about the time he went to the Whitehouse to meet Obama. He joined the military in 1940, and served in several branches of the military. He keeps this photo… Continue Reading

Christ Church Bangkok (Anglican), where my grandfather served as Vicar for the years 1963-1966. The church was founded in 1862 on land granted by King Mongkut Rama IV. [OC] [1600×1200]

Christ Church Bangkok (Anglican), where my grandfather served as Vicar for the years 1963-1966. The church was founded in 1862 on land granted by King Mongkut Rama IV. [OC] [1600×1200]

Uniform of Confederate soldier Private John T. Appler who served with the 4th Missouri Infantry during the American Civil War, c. 1862-1863. [3200×6108]

Uniform of Confederate soldier Private John T. Appler who served with the 4th Missouri Infantry during the American Civil War, c. 1862-1863. [3200×6108]

Turbine Steam Ship MANXMAN at Pallion Shipyard, Sunderland, 2010 / launched in 1955 from the Cammell Laird shipyard, Birkenhead / served the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, retired in 1982, scrapped in 2012. [1024×683]

Turbine Steam Ship MANXMAN at Pallion Shipyard, Sunderland, 2010 / launched in 1955 from the Cammell Laird shipyard, Birkenhead / served the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, retired in 1982, scrapped in 2012. [1024×683]

The US Navy Raumboote “USN 148” being lifted by the boat repair crane “Langer Heinrich” at the Ship Repair Department, Bremerhaven, 1953. Built in 1942 as R99 for the Kriegsmarine, between 1945 and 1947 she served with the German Minesweeping Administration as “Algol”. [1140 x 760]

The US Navy Raumboote “USN 148” being lifted by the boat repair crane “Langer Heinrich” at the Ship Repair Department, Bremerhaven, 1953. Built in 1942 as R99 for the Kriegsmarine, between 1945 and 1947 she served with the German Minesweeping… Continue Reading

Diver excavates a large statue from the sunken city of Thonis-Heracleion, a port city known by both its Egyptian and Greek names. Before the founding of Alexandria, it served as one of the chief ports in Egypt. Probably founded around the 8th century BC, the city sunk in 8th c AD [1600×1200]

Diver excavates a large statue from the sunken city of Thonis-Heracleion, a port city known by both its Egyptian and Greek names. Before the founding of Alexandria, it served as one of the chief ports in Egypt. Probably founded around… Continue Reading

From 1887 to 1913 this incredible Telephone Tower served as one of the main telephone junctions in Stockholm, Sweden. About 5000 telephone lines were connected here

From 1887 to 1913 this incredible Telephone Tower served as one of the main telephone junctions in Stockholm, Sweden. About 5000 telephone lines were connected here

[Homemade] Spooky striped ravioli! Served with white wine browned butter sauce infused with sage and rosemary. Inspired by Tim Burton’s aesthetic

[Homemade] Spooky striped ravioli! Served with white wine browned butter sauce infused with sage and rosemary. Inspired by Tim Burton’s aesthetic

Chilean battleship ‘Almirante Latorre’ in drydock. She served in the Grand Fleet as HMS Canada for the duration of WWI and saw action during the Battle of Jutland. Date and location unknown. [636 × 979]

Chilean battleship ‘Almirante Latorre’ in drydock. She served in the Grand Fleet as HMS Canada for the duration of WWI and saw action during the Battle of Jutland. Date and location unknown. [636 × 979]