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He advocated thrift and hard work and disapproved of loose women who turned him down.

Part two of my "boys by walls" series...

A short revealing frock?

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!

I have had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.

The usual suspects. BONUS PIC! Here comes the hot-steppers!

Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money.

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.

Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.

I couldn't decide between these two photos, so consider yourself honoured to have a two for one Henry beefcake special !

No sooner does man discover intelligence than he tries to involve it in his own stupidity.

Bushwalkers. Lake Dobson, Mount Field National Park. April 2013. Theme Thursday and my DESTINATION is somewhere near the beginning...

To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.

So which one looks more ready to tackle the Mothers Day Classic?

Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done.

On the road to Mount Field National Park. The Derwent Valley. April 2013. Wordless Wednesday.

The only way to support a revolution is to make your own.

Hen. Jen. With bonus Ezra!

If we are always arriving and departing, it is also true that we are eternally anchored. One's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.

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

Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.

Ezra from the perspective of a crab: underwater .

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favourable.

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.

One ought to go too far, in order to know how far one can go.

Henry jumps in the the deep end.

Everything we do in life is based on fear, especially love.

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