Monthly Archives: August 2010

Second in an occasional series

I was looking for an old ‘Ollie sleeping with legs in the air’ for Daftburger but I couldn’t find one. I did come across this in the archives, though.

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The Young Boys

today, the Old Lags on Saturday. I love Spurs, they give such value for money to all and sundry, not least Arsenal fans.

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First in an occasional series

How to catnap when you are a dog: #1 – Climb onto a sofa, pose your legs as per begging for a biscuit, then simply roll onto your back

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This caught my eye on a passing twitter feed

You SF people drive too slow. Stop hugging trees and step on the gas!

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More on the Popinjay

from Ben the Hat: Before I forget – you will not be surprised to know that Galloway was educated by the Jesuits and that ‘Popinjay’ is the name given to the Debating Society in all Jesuit schools. Helpful?

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White Circle

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Car park update

Verdict of murder returned by jury in less than 2 hours; sentence: minimum thirty years. The blog was never too worried about alleged Contempt of Court in this instance.

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Twitter/ambivalence

The bigger part of me thinks it’s just another way of frittering away valuable time, that if it had been around fifteen years ago I’d never have even managed to write a single two-page short story. On the other hand … Continue reading

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Kasimir Malevich

I think this may be my favourite painting of all. I couldn’t quite believe the purity and the cheek of it when I first saw it in the Stedelijk museum in Amsterdam. It out-austeres Barnett Newman. Historical note for Grey … Continue reading

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