Funny Vintage Postcards Depict People Falling From Donkeys in Le Plessis-Robinson, France, ca. 1900

Le Plessis-Robinson is a commune in the southwestern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 10.5 km (6.5 mi) from the center of Paris. It was first mentioned in 839 as Plessiacus apud Castanetum, meaning plessis near Castanetum. A plessis was a village surrounded by a fence made of branches. Continue reading »

Miniature Donkeys Are The Best Friend Anyone Ever Had


15-month-old Jack Johnston gets caught up in a cuddle sandwich with micro miniature donkeys called ‘Snuggle Pot’ and ‘Livingstone’ at Amelia Rise Donkeys. (David Caird / Newspix / Rex USA)
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Painted Donkeys Arrive to St. Paul’s Cathedral

Twenty five life-size donkeys have been given pride of place in St Paul’s Cathedral as part of an interfaith exhibition. They’ve been painted by Egyptian and Western artists, to show solidarity for the people of Egypt. All 25 donkeys have been transported from Cairo for the Caravan exhibition. Each artist, whether Muslim or Christian, was asked to decorate the fibreglass donkey, created by noted Egyptian artist Reda Abdel Rahman. The exhibition runs until 23 September, after which they will be auctioned at Sotheby’s, with all proceeds going to charities in Egypt. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images) Continue reading »

A City of Overloaded Donkeys

A man tries to control a heavily loaded cart of corn plants, used as animal feed, after it lifted his donkey in Lahore, Pakistna, on July 11. (Mohsin Raza / Reuters) Continue reading »