Monkeys Don’t Know Jack About Lawn Bowling

So the monkey learned something today. A “jack” is that little white ball which is rolled out onto a lawn “rink” to kick off a fast-paced (relatively) game of lawn bowling.  Another interesting fact about lawn bowling is that they don’t use bowling balls at all.  They use “bowls.”  The bowls are not spherical since one side is slightly flattened and also weighted, which causes the bowl to curve as it slows down.  Who knew?  This game is way more challenging than say curling.  We won’t even mention bocce because, as the sign says, it isn’t allowed.  Keep reading to…

A-Z Challenge: The Letter R

R is for RACE! Kongo enters his first A-Z Photo Challenge with a shot of road racers in the Budapest half-marathon held in September 2012.  The picture was taken at the 7 km mark.  I love the different faces showing determination and exertion.  And thanks to Stephen Kelly whose brilliant posts in this challenge inspired me. Travel safe.  Have fun. Related articles A-Z Challenge: The Letter R: ROAR!!! (