http://gty.im/816218586 Today is the last day of term for most schools across the country. Both the children and the staff will be settling into their six week off summer period. Signifying the summer months, here stands the ‘Mirror Man’ statue created by the artist Rob Mulholland in Loch Earn, Scotland. The statue only appears in [...]
http://gty.im/812724868 This week, for the first time since 1978, a British female tennis player reached the semi-finals at Wimbledon. Although she lost that round this year, people from all over gathered on Henman Hill and centre court to watch Joanna Konta play. Hopefully next year she can make the finals – becoming the first [...]
http://gty.im/107322539 This week the US celebrated Independence day, also known as 4th July, which celebrates the Declaration of Independence, adopted on the 4th July, 1776. The Thirteen Colonies of America declared themselves as states, and therefore no longer part of the British Empire, but a new [...]
http://gty.im/691017404 This week's pic is of some striking street art by artist Eduardo Kobra in the Port District of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
http://gty.im/574902111 Yesterday marked this year's World Oceans Day. It is a global day to appreciate our oceans and think about their future. The World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council works with Clean Seas campaign, which calls to put an end to the 8 million tonnes of plastics that enter oceans [...]
http://gty.im/514363692 This Wednesday, it was World Otter Day! The day was assigned by the International Otter Survival Fund, to raise awareness of their work protecting and caring for otters around the world. Here is a wild sea otter pup having a little nap in the sun.
http://gty.im/145947535 Last Sunday was International Dawn Chorus Day, which is celebrated each year on the first Sunday of May. The Dawn Chorus occurs when birds sing at the start of a new day! International Dawn Chorus Day is a worldwide celebration, where hundreds of early-morning events take place [...]
http://gty.im/672214872 This week's pic is of a piece of street art by French artist and photographer, Philippe Echaroux. This piece is in Val d'Isère, France. Echaroux works by projecting imagery and light on various structures, often using portraits as his projections.
http://gty.im/610001542 This week's pic is of the illuminated Sirindhorn Wararam Phu Prao Temple (Wat Phu Prao) in Thailand. The magical green glow is caused by special phosphorus colour painting on stones in the grounds, which only shows up at night!
http://gty.im/485760133 This week's pic is from the Annual Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival held in New York this week. It is held on Fifth Avenue and is a New York tradition dating back to 1870, where social aristocracy would parade their fashions! Paraders dress in colourful and [...]