Experiment on the way home #1. Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay. July 2013. Here is a poem that I wrote in two minutes about another poem that I wrote in one minute. I consider it... ...an experiment. I Wrote A Poem , Kris McCracken I wrote a poem once. It was a good poem. A poem like no other poem you have never heard. The poem - that I wrote - a draft a play a practice exercise game. It was a good poem. But I threw it away. Experiment on the way home #2. Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay. July 2013.
Political comment. Elizabeth Street, North Hobart. July 2013. Master Georgie , Beryl Bainbridge: This book won a lot of prizes, and it isn't hard to see why. Novel represents a unique glimpse at a character from a prism of lenses formed by those around him. This conceit works well and it allows Bainbridge to really explore three very different narrative voices. Not for everyone, as the author showcases a real mastery of technique here that can be quite challenging at times. However, if you love reading, you should love this book. A . The Second Tree from the Corner , E.B. White: A collection of literary miscellanea, some dated, some prescient. Uneven. C . Poodle Springs , Raymond Chandler (and Robert B. Parker): Private dick settles down, but circumstances won't let him. This was Chandler's last novel, incomplete at his death and finished by Parker. It's okay, if somewhat hackneyed. C .
Prehistoric plant #1. Lake Osborne, Mount Field National Park. July 2013. Theme Thursday PASSIONS have got away from me! My apologies! Prehistoric plant #2. Lake Osborne, Mount Field National Park. July 2013.
You're so vane. Corner of Brisbane and Elizabeth Street, North Hobart. July 2013. Q and A time and today I am Thinking about ... Feeling: Relaxed. Reading: After The Wall by Jana Hensel. Listening to: A history of the Vikings. Wondering: About how those Viking coped in the cold. Looking forward to: A few days of peace and quiet. Missing: Oddly enough, the early morning walks! Watching: Jen, Henry and Ezra become absorbed into the weird world of Minecraft . Why do they feel the need to bash those sheep to death with a mallet? Eating: Lots of soup. Making me happy: Doing my own thing!
The walls have ears eyes. Warwick Street, North Hobart. July 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... What happens when melting snow on the Mutnovsky volcano in Kamchatka, Russia, meets lava? Big bang theory: how did dinosaurs have sex? How to give money away... In praise of cynicism. Why is Australia the happiest place on Earth? Bright Nights, Big Problems: Why we should turn off the lights and appreciate the dark . The Frankfurt School at War: The Marxists Who Explained the Nazis to Washington. A Malcolm Turnbull comeback would not be good news for the left. Competition, “autonomy” and schools. Australians seem to be getting dumber – but does it matter?
Happy birthday! Geilston Bay Community Centre, Geilston Bay. July 2013. Sunday Top Five ? How about July 19 Through The Years! #5! #4! #3! #2! #1! Cake drafting. Geilston Bay Community Centre, Geilston Bay. July 2013. The cake! Geilston Bay Community Centre, Geilston Bay. July 2013.