Tag Archives: LIFE

Shackleton’s Whisky

It was recently reported that a team sponsored by Whyte & Mackay had recovered several cases of whisky left behind by Shackleton and his crew in Antarctica (they will apparently try to recreate the particular batch found). The fascinating story led me to spend part of this last week reading Shackleton’s book on his retelling [...]

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Reagan on the Campaign Trail

CA Republican gubernatorial candidate Ronald Reagan, clad in cowboy attire, riding horse outside while on campaign trail. 1966.

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Everybody Works for Gianni

Wisdom from an old issue of LIFE, published in 1967.

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Dapper Poet

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Scientific Fisherman

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Flying Enthusiast

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Daytona Beach Racer

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Sand Sailors

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The Boxing Day Fox Hunts

Over the weekend, it was reported that up to 300,000 people in England came out to support the Boxing Day fox hunts which is now seen as an important tradition. Controversies aside, the sport is largely about the community, the thrill of riding horses around in the field all day, and having a few drinks [...]

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The Study

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