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Monday, 23 September 2013

Quick Question


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Untitled (plastic bags in the wind): photo by Sandra Verk, 28 November 2010


Do you ever feel like a plastic bag
Drifting through the wind...


Katy Perry, Firework




Like a plastic bag in the wind: photo by consumerfriendly, 3 December 2009


 # Wind # plastic bag: photo by Shi Clara Shen (Three Salmon Clouds), 28 April 2012

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Thin plastic shopping bags: photo by Tromisiek, 3 June 2008

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Plastic trash bag left in salt marshes at Wesselburenerkoog, Holstein, Germany: photo by Dirk Ingo Franke, 31 October 2007; image by Southgeist, 8 January 2009


Plastic bag blowing in the wind, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire: photo by Paul Walker (spratmackrel), 7 April 2008


Man carrying plastic bag stops traffic for man with walker, Indianapolis: photo by Steve Baker, 9 February 2010

7 comments:

TC said...

Firework (Middle School Orientation Version)

TC said...

And by the by, in case anybody has actually watched that astounding video:

Keenan Cahill: The Real Story About My Battle with MPS-VI

ACravan said...

This is lovely to look at and a nice repurposing of Ms. Perry's work. I'll need to share with Jane and reflect further. Curtis

Wooden Boy said...

That's certainly a remarkable performance. Whenever anyone mentions the cost of treatments for such life threatening conditions, I'm outraged.

P.S. One can't help but think of this moment in cinema history.

vazambam (Vassilis Zambaras) said...

No quick answer but I know one thing: Greece must be way up there in consumption of plastic bags per capita in EU(goes hand-in-hand with greatest number of cell phones per person plus most obese children, most smokers, most serious recession, largest neo-nazi party, most corrupt politicians, public sector officials, etc. etc.), so after compiling this yet-to-be-finished list, I guess the answer is YES.

Thanks for this look at a remarkable boy and his story.

manik sharma said...

Tom,

YES..Not so much as drifting though.."Molester".haha.Did he come up with this idea?..I've wondered at times why it got named as "Youtube" and not "Metube" or "Wetube".Are they putting the onus on,to act out of our ways ?

TC said...

Thanks all.

Silly Similes: a girlspeak songwriting kit

But does this really happen "in nature"?