Words & Pictures: Day Five

There’s something badly wrong with this picture…

Have you spotted what's wrong yet?
Have you spotted what's wrong yet?

I’ll give you a hint. It’s not the lack of colour — I’m just stuffing around with dark tones, something that’ll no doubt annoy the more photographically wise of my friends.
It’s not the chip in far side of the cup. That’s just additional character for a coffee cup, really.
It’s not even the strange mystical language written on the inside of the cup. That’s so cute. It’s almost like a real language!
No, the problem’s far more profound.
My coffee cup. IS EMPTY!
How could you let that happen?

About the author

Alex Kidman is a multi-award winning Australian technology writer, former editor at Gizmodo, CNET, GameSpot, ZDNet, PC Mag, APC, Finder and as a contributor to the ABC, SMH, AFR, Courier Mail, GadgetGuy, PC & Tech Authority, Atomic and many more. He's been writing professionally since 1998, and his passions include technology, social issues, education, retro gaming and professional wrestling.


  1. It was full when I brought to it you – what happened between then and when you took the photo is not my problem.

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