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Feelings: Boy Buys Mee.

Create: 07/10/2017 - 15:54
Boy Buys Mee

I have a peeve about landscape or street photography on social media. People tend to garnish a mediocre pic with a quote, without attribution. Happens a lot in the Malay world of Instagram. They take a pic of the sky or a goat and superimposed it with a quote. The end result looks like a constructed meme.

"It was very much like Norman Rockwell: small town America. We walked to school or rode our bikes, stopped at the penny candy store on the way home from school, skated on the pond" ~ Dorothy Hamill, American Olympic skater.

An Old Relic Of The American Road Trip Is Disappearing

Create: 07/08/2017 - 16:21
The Wigham Motel

Love this article which traces the history of the roadside motels in America. The traditional mom and pop motels – once ubiquitous are slipping away without much notice, People bypass the old roads.

Fascinating read: http://www.businessinsider.com/american-road-trip-hotel-2017-6/?IR=T

Crushing realities: The early travelers were Depression-era migrants who’d been pushed off their land by failing crops, relentless dust and heartless banks.

The Clock Tower of Fraser's Hill

Create: 06/18/2017 - 20:58
Fraser's Hill's Clock Tower

I was looking for a decent pic of the roundabout clock tower in Fraser's Hill and, at last, I found one in Wikimedia.

The stone structure with creeper vines and flower beds was an iconic landmark in front of the golf course, post office, police station and the the former Merlin Hotel. It is the town centre. A favourite selfie background for visitors and something that greets the visitor on arrival.