The View from a Drawbridge

The random musings of a bridgetender with entirely too much time on her hands.

Kaboom

The View from a Drawbridge

I have always been haunted by a few seconds of footage. You’ve probably seen it, too. It’s often used in post-apocalyptic movies and documentaries to illustrate the impact of a nuclear detonation. Every time I see this footage, it always makes me slightly nauseous. Maybe because it seems so impossible, so unreal. First you see …

Continue reading