On our way to visit the Gellért and Széchenyi baths in Budapest, we visited the Hungarian House of Photography to take in an exhibition shot by one of their lifeguards more than 80 years ago. During the 1930s in Hungary, a lifeguard wasn’t the bored person dressed in white at the side of the pool – a lifeguard was a personality.
It’s not easy being a politician. You spend years climbing up to your position of power, only to be upstaged by pups that take a shortcut by literally getting on top of your head. US president Barack Obama and former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi have found this out the tough way, as imagined by [...]