A bit under the weather these last few days … and it probably has nothing to do with this photo – and caption – that ran in China Daily on Saturday:
I’ve discussed this at length with two people who appreciate these things, and we all agree that this very good photo would have risen to the level of masterpiece if – instead of holding a guide for the disabled – the blind person was posing with one of the new Olympic Bibles (albeit, a braile version, while riding atop a wind-powered high-speed train through a security checkpoint manned by applauding members of the French parliament). Still, “ethnic minority volunteers” was a nice start.
Better content available when I’m back on my feet.
[UPDATE: A regular correspondent writes to point out that the photo lacks a panda. Good point.]