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Richard Dawkins Reads A.E. Housman

Richard Dawkins Reads A.E. Housman From Poems that Make Grown Men Cry,¬†Anthony and Ben Holden, ed., Simon and Schuster, Limited (2015) This video was for the UK’s National Poetry Day in 2014: https://nationalpoetryday.co.uk/previous-years/ (external link) Turn on the close captioning. … Continue reading

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The Desert Dwarfs Man and Machine

A look at the vastness of just one part of the Mojave Desert, here in Clark County, Nevada. Driving_North_on_Southern_Nevada_Liteweight_Road from Thomas Farley on Vimeo. — https://www.instagram.com/tgfarley/ Follow me on Instagram: tgfarley

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New Videos for Wikimedia Commons

Chasing an unseen ATV rider across the dry bed of Jean Lake ATV riders coming back from Jean Lake, their dust clouds making a dead lake live This one isn’t going to make it into Wikipedia. Fun with swirls https://www.instagram.com/tgfarley/Continue reading

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Getting The Lucky Shot

How do you get that great shot when you are only shooting some of the time? Sometimes it’s just luck. I’ve always liked this clip of my brother bowling. I was only snapping pictures with my iPhone now and then. … Continue reading

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Huff and Puff

What are people talking about when they say a steam engine huffs and puffs? I think my video here is a great demonstration of huffing and puffing. It sounds like the locomotive is actually breathing. Which, in a mechanical way, … Continue reading

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The Fountain and Garden Patio Area at the Marin Civic Center

This is video I am putting into the public domain at Wikimedia Commons. It shows the beautiful outdoor seating area in the fountain and garden patio area of the Marin Civic Center. You can buy something inside at the Civic … Continue reading

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The Welsh

The Welsh voice is unique. There’s a lilt and delivery that’s magical even if you can’t understand a bit of the language. Years ago I visited Wales for a week. You know you have entered Wales when the wording on … Continue reading

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You Do Not Control The Weather

Gathering images should be top of mind for any writer working under deadline. Most publications require you to submit your own images. If you can’t produce them yourself, you need to look at stock photography or public domain photos immediately … Continue reading

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Figuring Out Another Video Problem

Here’s some early footage of the Nopah Range when I first got my drone. It’s too dark but forget about that for now. The real problem is how the video deteriorates during quick movement and the way it shudders and … Continue reading

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Me and My Uncle

The Grateful Dead performed Me and My Uncle at nearly every performance. They were a great story telling band, either with their own songs, or someone else’s. I remembered the first time I heard this song by the Dead, with … Continue reading

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