Thursday, February 23, 2006

Winter Olympics Special

To celebrate the Torino 2006 Olympics, here are some pictures of the few long-haired athletes.

To kick off, here is the lovely American speed-skater, Apolo Ohno.
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Next, a big cheer for this man, Robel Teklemariam, the only Ethiopian competing at the Torino games, and his long dreads.

Finally, here's Czech Alpine skier Filip Trejbal. Unfortunately he's ended up injured, but he can take some consolation in being cute and having long blonde hair. Trejbal's official site is

That's it for now. Enjoy :-)

Monday, February 06, 2006

Brokeback Mountain

This was a beautiful film, and not only because of the pretty straight(ish) boys kissing each other. OK, that may have helped, but the cinematography was lovely, with richly coloured landscapes, and the acting and direction were great. Most importantly, and unusually for films these days, I didn't feel like I'd seen it a hundred times before.

So, in honour of it getting loads of Oscar nominations, here are some pictures of the lovely Heath Ledger, with what could charitably be described as long hair: