Created to celebrate the trusty spud, and to raise funds to help people in food poverty via The Trussell Trust, the Potato Photographer of the Year has announced this year’s winning entries. Continue reading »
The inaugural Potato Photographer of the Year prize has gone to a potato getting a lockdown haircut. Judged by a panel including organiser Benedict Brain and Martin Parr, the competition raised funds for the food bank charity, The Trussell Trust.
First prize – End of Lockdown: ‘This is delightful, imaginative, and a good laugh. And again, a bit bonkers. What we all need at this grim time.’ Paul Hill. Photograph: Ray Spence Continue reading »
Bitter truths are in abundance and the Truth Potato is on a mission to throw most of them onto our faces. What’s more amusing than a cute potato breaking your shield of denial and giving you few words of wisdom? Continue reading »
Not so long ago, there was a lively discussion of a photo shoot in which an elegant girl amuses herself in every possible way on a potato field: she dives into it, arranges a swim, and eventually takes first place and receives a “bulb (belarusian potato) fur” as a gift. Continue reading »
An incredible potato-shaped hotel is now available for rent in Boise, Idaho. Idaho state also has its own commission on the starchy: The “Idaho Potato Commission”, and boasted potatoes on its license plates. The famous six-ton potato first spent seven years on the road behind a truck-trailer, scouring 48 US states to promote Idaho starch. Kristie Wolfe, tiny house specialist, then decided to add a silo to incorporate a bathtub and a fireplace, making the unusual place habitable! Continue reading »
“Hey there, I’m Kat and I’m a potato. So I might not be the prettiest but I have a good personality! I started drawing little stories of my life to share them with people out there who also feel like a potato sometimes. I hope some of them can make you smile, so please enjoy.” Continue reading »
Bitter truths are in abundance and the Truth Potato is on a mission to throw most of them onto our faces, to break the cloud of denial that covers our life. Continue reading »