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Re: Things that aren't directly connected to BBM and yet are somehow Brokieish
« Reply #200 on: November 01, 2015, 11:11:48 am »
Nice one, CellarDweller! Though I still see a little Jake there- in that smile and in the hair... Wishful thinking most likely.

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MORE than Brokieish: Canadian Farmer's Sheep AreMastersOfDisguise in Snowy Field
« Reply #201 on: November 12, 2015, 09:21:09 pm »

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Canadian Farmer's Sheep Are
Masters of Disguise in Snowy Field

500 'invisible' sheep are captured in one photo

Published Nov 10 2015 01:53 PM EST
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Liezel Kennedy became a bit of an internet sensation over the weekend after she tweeted a photo of a seemingly empty snowy field on her Saskatchewan farm recently, captioned "Could hardly find my sheep this morning!"

There are more than 500 sheep in the photo, but their dirty-brown wool blends in perfectly with the browns, tans and whites of a winter field.

Kennedy, who told weather.com that she's been raising sheep for five years, says it's not unusual for the sheep to be hidden behind a hill or a fold in the landscape on her 640-acre farm, "but it's not a regular occurrence for them to blend in THAT well!"

It does happen though. After online interest in her original tweet ramped up, Kennedy posted several more photos of her fields in the spring and summer and her sheep are just as invisible, real masters of disguise in all seasons.




Liezel Kennedy @pilgrimfarms
we have the same problem in summer and Spring... pic.twitter.com/FmvcHdapmb
9:40 AM - 5 Nov 2015




"In summer we have cross fences to rotate them through the grass but in winter we take those down," Kennedy said. "We check on them twice a day to check for sick animals, feed the guardian dogs, put out salt and mineral, check water, etc."

While the sheep are master's of disguise, Kennedy has other livestock who are masters of escape. Pilgirm Farms stocks, sheep, cattle, horses and goats, and it's the goats you really have to keep an eye on.

"The goats ... are escape artists and find the tiniest gap in the fence," Kennedy told weather.com. "They always come back though once they've checked out the greener grass on the other side."


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Re: Things that aren't directly connected to BBM and yet are somehow Brokieish
« Reply #202 on: November 12, 2015, 09:44:45 pm »
the sheep!


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Things that aren't directly connected to BBM and yet are somehow Brokieish
« Reply #203 on: November 12, 2015, 10:37:14 pm »
There are sheep in that photo? Could have fooled me!
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Re: Things that aren't directly connected to BBM and yet are somehow Brokieish
« Reply #204 on: November 14, 2015, 04:27:34 pm »
Paris is somehow Brokieish, but I can't exactly tell you why.  :'(
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Re: Things that aren't directly connected to BBM and yet are somehow Brokieish
« Reply #205 on: December 10, 2015, 12:51:13 pm »
Film director Andrew Haigh is Brokieish.

Last week I saw a screening of his new movie, 45 Years, with Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay.  As the movie progressed, I kept getting this feeling of familiarity, though I hadn't seen any of his work. Then I realized this guy has a lot in common with Ang Lee, in that he's very visual and introspective, and often the situation the characters are in is reflected in their surroundings. There are lots of things we Brokies could riff on, believe me. The topper? All through the film, they're emotionally involved in an incident that took place in the Alps 50 years earlier. In the last scene, when the couple is celebrating their 45th anniversary in a rented hall with friends, right there on the wall is a large painting of mountains.

I also learned that Haigh directed what's become an iconic gay movie in 2011: Weekend. I think I'll have to check it out.  Meanwhile, I recommend you all check out 45 Years.
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Re: Things that aren't directly connected to BBM and yet are somehow Brokieish
« Reply #206 on: January 08, 2016, 08:26:40 pm »
http://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2016/01/photos-of-the-week-123-18/423348/

Photos of the Week: ALAN TAYLOR
1/3-1/8-2016 3:00 PM ET


Brokeback Edition!


Don't those look like tents? They are kites--for kite surfing--in Egypt!

A Husky puppy stands near kites for kite surfing by the shore in Abu Galoum, South Sinai, Egypt, on January 2, 2016.
Nariman El-Mofty / AP





A deer runs in the snow near Egerag, Hungary, on January 7, 2016.
Tamas Soki / MTI via AP





A local resident rests on a bench as Mount Bromo volcano erupts in the background in Ngadisari, Probolinggo, East Java, Indonesia, on January 5, 2016.
Darren Whiteside / Reuters



And isn't this image a bit like the tent scene?

A worker kneels next to a part of a carnival float at the Mocidade Independente Samba school, in preparation for the annual carnival parade, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on January 7, 2016.
Pilar Olivares / Reuters





Snow is seen on the San Gorgonio Mountains behind a windmill farm in Palm Springs, California, on January 7, 2016.
Sam Mircovich / Reuters





Migrants and refugees queue to board a train under heavy rain at a train station in the southern Serbian town of Presevo on January 6, 2016. The International Organization for Migration said on January 5 that 1,004,356 migrants and refugees reached Europe in 2015, but 3,771 died while crossing the Mediterranean.
Armend Nimani / AFP / Getty






A mute swan in a lake as the temperature dropped to around minus 23 degrees Celsius (minus 9.4 degrees Fahrenheit) on the outskirts of Minsk, Belarus, on January 5, 2016.
Vasily Fedosenko /  Reuters





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Re: Things that aren't directly connected to BBM and yet are somehow Brokieish
« Reply #207 on: January 08, 2016, 10:59:17 pm »
http://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2016/01/photos-of-the-week-123-18/423348/

Photos of the Week: ALAN TAYLOR
1/3-1/8-2016 3:00 PM ET


Brokeback Edition!


Don't those look like tents? They are kites--for kite surfing--in Egypt!

A Husky puppy stands near kites for kite surfing by the shore in Abu Galoum, South Sinai, Egypt, on January 2, 2016.
Nariman El-Mofty / AP


Tent don't look right. ...
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Re: Things that aren't directly connected to BBM and yet are somehow Brokieish
« Reply #208 on: January 09, 2016, 03:00:25 pm »
Beautiful photos, John!  Good catch with the tents and the tent scene pose.  8)
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Re: Things that aren't directly connected to BBM and yet are somehow Brokieish
« Reply #209 on: January 09, 2016, 09:12:21 pm »
kites smell like cat piss, or worse.


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!