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So we haven’t been here in a while… Here’s a few to get back into the game!

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Shorts of the Week from Vimeo: Amar or Thrush?

AMAR

http://vimeo.com/19890458

Amar follows a 14 year-old Indian boy at the top of his class who would someday like to be a professional cricketer. He also happens to be his family’s main breadwinner, working two jobs six and half days a week. But, this film isn’t an analysis of Amar’s misery or  an expose on his suffering. No, it’s instead a quiet celebration of the human spirit–of a boy whose tenacity and quiet resolve carry him through every day. The system may be broken, but Amar’s spirit certainly isn’t.

THRUSH

http://vimeo.com/21669396

Narrative has become somewhat of an over-looked aspect of filmmaking in recent years, with short films often seeming to focus on aesthetics first and then worry about story later. However, Gabriel Bisset Smith’s short Thrush appears to slap this theory in the face by almost scrapping visual style altogether and adopting a scrapbook look of one man’s photo collection. Opting instead to present a strong narrative with a personal feel to his film adding multitudes to his film’s effectiveness.

Which Short of the Week captured your attention more? The beauty and mechanism of life shown through Amar or the style, narrative and power of still movie making displayed in Thrush?

The Amazing friendship of a Girl and her Cat…

The Amazing friendship of a Girl and her Cat

Economist by profession and photographer by calling, Andy Prokh takes charming black-and-white photos of his 4-year-old daughter and their cat. He’s been capturing the beautiful friendship ever since his offspring Katherine was born. At that time the pet was already two years old, so Katherine has spent her entire life with LiLu Blue Royal Lada. The British Shorthair seems to enjoy playing with the girl as much as she does.

Looks like the couple have a lot in common and complete each other. You can tell that Katherine and LiLu relish the arts, science and education: while the cat is more of a gentle and artistic soul that likes to paint and enjoys music, Katherine is more of a tutor and leader. So different and at the same time so similar, the two friends define how a friendship should grow and be. Here’s a rush of good emotions for the weekend!

Website: Andy Prokh via: mymodernmet

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Photos of the week … “Do the chickens have large Talons?”

This is our new amazing post idea! *ahem-ahem* “Photo’s of the week”. We have brought what everyone has been calling for and every Friday from this day onwards we will be bringing the finest 5 photos of the week from around the world!!

Stay tuned because its going to be tantalizingly awesome!

A Palestinian throws a stone towards Israeli forces                                 A sparrow in Berlin

Allahabad, India: An Indian boy jumps into the Ganges River                         A leopard (Panthera pardus) looks up fro

Too much daily affirmation and you will become SMALL!

If we all did this in the morning we would be a lot happier or better or more successful!

Mehh i’m not too sure what I mean because I didn’t do my “i’m the best routine” this morning, perhaps if I did I would know how great it would make us feel…