Oyster or treasure? Soldiers Point/ Fossil Cove, Tinderbox. June 2013. A treat from the lurid isles of Lesbos! Fragment 155 , Sappho A short revealing frock? It's just my luck your lips were made to mock!
Making naked eggs. The kitchen, Geilston Bay. June 2013. The Casualty , Heinrich Böll: A fantastically bleak collection of short stories written just after the Second World War. Böll does a great job exploring life in Germany during and after a rather dark period. B+ . The Successor , Ismail Kadaré: Perhaps the dullest Albanian book I've ever read. Surprising really, given the potential of the subject matter. D . Making eggs naked. The kitchen, Geilston Bay. June 2013.
Washed away (nearly). Soldiers Point/ Fossil Cove, Tinderbox. May 2013. Another theft from Sunday Stealing! The Two Memes in One Meme Meme - Happy Easter! 1: Who is your favourite Musical Artist from when you were a teenager? I was a teenager for a few good years and consumed a lot of music! The trajectory of phases encompassed U2, R.E.M., Morrissey, The Byrds right through to Pulp and Wilco. 2: Who is your favourite game show host? Pass. I could even name a game show these days. 3: Who is your Favourite Blog hosting service? I'm obliged to say Blogger. 4: If you could meet anyone again from your childhood, who would it be? I can't say that I'm hanging out for any trips down memory lane. 5: Where did you want to live when you were growing up? Right by the beach. 6: What is the most interesting piece of Trivia that you know? [Ahem.] Prepare yourself. At the outbreak of World War One George V of England was the first cousin to Kaiser William II of Ger
Patchy sunshine. Bellerive Beach, Bellerive. May 2013. 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... 10 fascinating facts about woolly mammoths. How to make a Naked Egg. Six Communication Tricks That Will Get Your Kids to Cooperate. Freddie Mercury and David Bowie’s isolated vocal track for Queen’s “Under Pressure”. The German Granddaddy of Crystal Meth. Australia’s farming future: Tasmania. Why Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes.
Crane in the mud. Geilston Bay Creek, Geilston Bay. May 2013. A linktastic Sunday Top Five today, with my Top Five Songs Recently Reconsidered By My Good Self As Actually Much Better Than I Ever Gave Them Credit For At The Time! Eclectic? Of course! Ratcat, That Ain't Bad The Housemartins, Caravan of Love The Fixx, One Thing Leads To Another Cheap Trick, Surrender Divinyls, Boys In Town