Monthly Archives: April 2011

Classic Mercedes

“The shortest answer is to just do the [damn] thing.” – Ernest Hemingway 😦 Envy! it’s not good for you 😦 🙂 I spent the hour after this trawling eBay for old Merc’s 🙂 Here for more: Mercedes Motoring

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I Carry Your Heart with Me

*  This is inscribed on my Wedding Band.     When i married my wife i read this to her and she read this to me: i carry your heart with me (i carry it in my heart) i am never … Continue reading

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52 albums – week 13

I’ve been a fan of “The Boss” (a nickname that stemmed from his early days when he collected the gig money; apparently he dislikes it) since he released Nebraska in 1982. Unfortunately my copy was on vinyl and is long … Continue reading

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The Peace of Wild Things

When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests … Continue reading

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52 albums – week 12

Let me draw you a map of how i discovered this album. A long time ago I was living in Balmain and had just started my Nursing training. If I wasn’t rostered on to work, myself and as many fellow … Continue reading

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* Poetry

I’ve been dithering for a while about adding this new tag, Poetry. The post-modern world is the world of the egotist and Art at the mercy of appropriation. Poetry is no longer seen as cool. It seems to have gone … Continue reading

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52 albums – week 11

This week is a little different in that it’s a DVD. I actually took an early, early mark from work and rode into the Paddington Town Hall to catch it opening week. Mr Jack White steals the movie in my … Continue reading

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