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Parallel Universe: George Orwell’s blog August 27, 2008

Posted by Ana Bird in people, writing.
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THE ORWELL PRIZE via kwout

http://orwelldiaries.wordpress.com/

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20 Astonishing Abandoned Buildings, Property and Other Places from Around the World August 4, 2008

Posted by Ana Bird in Uncategorized.
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from: WebUrbanist

Abandoned places, particularly those that once housed the mentally ill, wartime inmates and even nuclear missiles have a creepy, haunted quality that some urban explorers go to great lengths to capture on film – whether they be individual structures or entire abandoned cities. These abandoned buildings, ships, railroads, theme parks and other facilities may no longer be inhabited, but they all possess an eerie, almost permeable sense of history. The uneasy feeling that one gets simply by viewing photos of these decaying structures is multiplied when personal items are left behind … including jars full of brains and skulls.

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