Thursday, December 06, 2007


I nominated myself for this award. (From here via the presurfer)

But I am honoured to receive it on behalf of my readership,

this informal collection

of like minded soles.

Monday, December 03, 2007

stormy day

Did we just have the worst storm in a hundred years, or in four years, to the day?

(this latter fact was pointed out by a 774 listener, to whom I was listening via battery-powered radio)

It was certainly raining cats and dogs and cattle dogs were whining.

retro metro

Further to abandoned post from early October.
It was going to be a big sarsy post on Melbourne, memory, history and nostalgia (# 233)

from Graham Kennedy's Melbourne Nelson 1967

I watched The King on TV recently, and it was pretty good.
But Biopics always seem ...
The mood of the times is greater than ...
Post-war Melbourne can seem like a Retro Chrysler

(I've cut all metaphors but the link. Here the post became bogged in outer suburban roads of greater childhood memory. eg:)

... but TV stars were BIG in the 50's and 60's. They lived above us, glamorous, and made fleeting forays with footballers into the suburbs to open shopping centres.