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Sisters pose for the same photo three separate times, years apart.A Russian war veteran kneels beside the tank he spent the war in, now a monument.A Romanian child hands a heart-shaped balloon to riot police during protests against austerity measures in Bucharest.Retired Philadelphia Police Captain Ray Lewis is arrested for participating in the Occupy Wall Street protests in 2011.A monk prays for an elderly man who had died suddenly while waiting for a train in Shanxi Taiyuan, China.A dog named "Leao" sits for a second consecutive day at the grave of her owner, who died in the disastrous landslides... (more)
I’ve been riding for most of my life now, taking my first lesson when I was six years old. I love it all; I love everything associated with horses. I’ve taken part in county show-jumping events, though fewer and fewer recently because of other pressures on my time, and my favourite form of relaxation is a nice long hack, something I do most Sundays. However, the thing that gives me most excitement or, rather, used to give me most excitement is fox-hunting. I will explain why I use the past tense in a moment or two.
I went on my first hunt in Surrey with my mother and father on Boxing... (more)
You are hot and sweaty. You are holding firmly. A mild unpleasantness grips your stomach, and you wonder, once again, what the heck you are doing here. You jump in, hit the water and immediately feel the wet coldness swallows you, sending shivers throughout your body. Your breath ceases until your body adjusts. You float weightlessly. The water is clear, blue and deep and the colors and shapes dance around you in ever-changing unique patterns. You are surrounded by schools of fish, and you feel one of them.
You are heavy and tired, your muscles complain whenever you stretch to reach... (more)
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