Dog Medo from Peroj near Pula, Croatia boasts to be the only dog in the Croatia with prohibition of barking. Court banned barking from 8 pm to 8 am. Only one “woof” costs as much as $4000. This is an interim measure of the Municipal Court in Pula. The unfortunate Medo now spends the night in a house – nervous, anxious and frustrated.
What’s plastic, a metre long, brightly coloured and sounds like an elephant? It’s the vuvuzela, the noise-making trumpet of South African football fans, and it’s come to symbolise the sport in the country. It’s an instrument, but not always a musical one. Describing the atmosphere in a stadium packed with thousands of fans blowing their vuvuzelas is difficult. Up close it’s an elephant, sure, but en masse the sound is more like a massive swarm of very angry bees. It’s […]