Rescue Me

Some Zoos do great work, research, conservation, breeding programs and wild re-introduction to name but a few of the positive aspects of keeping animals in cages.  Some zoos are indeed quite open places, with enclosures that do a good job at hiding their prison like nature.

Some, on the other hand, are pretty depressing places.

Hazardous Haze

I spent yesterday afternoon taking pictures out in Hazardous Haze. Here's a few favourites that didn't make it onto the wire.

And one favourite that did make it's way onto the wire :


The view from my balcony on the day that Singapore's air reached an unhealthy score of 140 on the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI), which is kind of like a good day in Beijing.

Senator Frank R. Lautenberg

Pictured here in 2011.  Passed away Monday 3rd June 2013.

Seemed like a decent sort of guy when I met him.