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Showing posts from January 13, 2013

I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.

Steel springs. Steel springs. Steel springs. Steel springs. Steel springs.

the fossil fish / hides in time

Blue sky. St George's Terrace, Battery Point. January 2012. This is a good poem to learn by heart and shout out to strangers in the street. The Fossil Fish , Christopher Middleton the fossil fish hides in time for now it is the season & all the hunters come with long clean rifles

It's an indulgence to sit in a room and discuss your beliefs as if they were a juicy piece of gossip.

All we need is some pan pipes, some schoolgirls in white, and a precariously balanced (but naturally occurring) solid aggregate of one or more minerals or mineraloids.

The most learned are often the most narrow minded.

In the Heart of the Country , J.M. Coetzee: A mad narrator is tricky at the best of times. This is not one of those. Bleak. D . Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress , Dai Sijie: Slim, but atmospheric. I liked it. B . How to Be an Explorer of the World: Portable Life Museum , Keri Smith: It is what it is. If you need some assistance in thinking things through or getting creative, this could be your book. C .

As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.

Ezra whips Henry like a government mule.

There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who won't.

Heavy lifting. Fossil Bay Cove, Tinderbox. December 2012. We've actually been away all week and all of these posts have been automated, so this week's Theme Thursday theme is actually VACATION.

No sinner is ever saved after the first twenty minutes of a sermon.

Catching some electromagnetic radiation given off by the Sun...

I photograph to see what the world looks like in photographs.

Bushfire weather #1. Geilston Bay, January 2013. Wordless Wednesday. Bushfire weather #2. Geilston Bay, January 2013. Bushfire weather #3. Geilston Bay, January 2013.

There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.

You might be surprised that it's been rather dry around these parts of late...

The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.

Sexy boys and sexy girls. Opossum Bay Beach, Half Moon Bay. January 2013. Another Sunday Stealing Q and A, The Mixed Bag Meme ! 1. How many songs are in your library? 25,288. Give or take a few. 2. Do you like Christmas music? Not very much. 3. What magazines do you have subscriptions to? I don't. I do regularly read BBC History Magazine and pick up The Economist every now and then. 4. What is your favourite scent? Sandalwood is always nice. 5. Do you give money to charity? Only when I know where it is going. 6. What is your theme song? Gimme Some Lovin' always gets me rocking. 7. What's in your wallet? Money, cards, receipts. Nothing unusual. 8. Do you generally think before you act, or act before you think? It is possible that I think too much before I act. 9. Is there anything that has made you unhappy these days? I am trying very hard to let things slide. 10. Do you have a good body-image? Historically, no. More recently, I'm maki

Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.

Zu springen Heinrich!

Power is not sufficient evidence of truth.

As you know, the Internet is a wonderful place filled with the rich and varied treasures of the world holds (and RSS feeds.) The following are some things that I've had a look at in the last week. I call this: a Compendium of Click-throughs for Monday Morning... Vintage Ads for Libraries and Reading . 10 Things Garry Winogrand Can Teach You About Street Photography. Top 10 foods nutritionists won't feed their kids . Should We Tax People for Being Annoying? Tony Abbott: a confused, conservative sexist, but not a misogynist .

It does not prove a thing to be right because the majority say it is so.

Can you believe that Jen lost to these two jokers?

It is often wise to reveal that which cannot be concealed for long.

Just don't. Geilston Bay High lower oval. Geilston Bay. January 2013. Today's Sunday Top Five is one with a legal bent. We know about the golf, but here are Five Other Things That You Can't Do On This Oval Besides Golf! [For more information, see the Tasmanian POLICE OFFENCES ACT 1935 .] A person must not be drunk while in charge of any vehicle or when in possession of any dangerous weapon. A person shall not habitually consort with reputed thieves. A person must not beg or expose wounds or deformities, or place himself or herself or otherwise act so as to induce, or attempt to induce, the giving of alms, or instigate or incite a child to do any of those things. A person shall not sing any profane or obscene song. A person, being the owner or usual keeper of a horse, mule, hinny, ass, ox, pig, sheep, or goat shall not permit the animal to graze or stray on the oval.