The article was proving hard to get to grips with. Fingers cramped from repeated clicking, retinas burned by pixels formed into many shapes and sizes, brain fried from over stimulation, the lonely writer laboured on, all but spent. Image search after image search was yielding many a distraction or two, but the deadline was looming larger still. It was too late to shirk from the knockers now.
Image: California Canadians
Everywhere I look something reminds me of her…
It’s a classic scene in the gag-a-minute gag-athon that is the Naked Gun movie series. Anyone who has had the pleasure of this cinematic landmark won’t need any prompting. Police Lt. Frank Drebin, reminiscing about his ex-wife, delivers the unforgettable line, “Everywhere I look something reminds me of her”, as some uncannily bosom-like structures drift past outside the car window.
1. Southern California’s finest…
Beyond the silver screen, these buildings belong to San Onofre Nuclear power station, which provides almost a fifth of the electrical power to Southern California’s residents. Maybe it’s no accident that the design of these strappingly spherical beauties have a comforting quality, given that they protect the environment as containment buildings – notable by their absence from the reactors at Chernobyl. Apparently, and with more than a tanning oil-sized glob of irony, the power plant is also within peeping distance of a nudist beech. Someone got inspired somewhere.