Sunday, September 28, 2008

crystal dream

Fri night's dream: I was offered a pile of books including a Girls' Crystal Annual 1946.
I don't have this one in my collection, I said, excitedly.

The dark side of the dream was that this offer was then retracted.

Monday, September 22, 2008


Ramage directed me to Hanuman, and this post on the Chinese–Australian Historical Images in Australia Database.

And this photo.

(It's a timely image on Brownlow night, as the dull countdown tolls in the background, and with Test cricket looming too early on the horizon. This near merging of the seasons is unseasonal)

Monday, September 15, 2008

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

sunny day

Has the large Hadron Collider destroyed the world yet?

via Dr Fish @ LP

Nah - Melbourne is too perfect today for the end of the world, to misquote the misattributed

what to wear


Friday, September 05, 2008

by seagirt

Harry Nilsson on The Ghost & Mrs. Muir - March 29, 1969

He appeared in the episode "The Music Maker", and his character name was Tim Seagirt. wiki

Thursday, September 04, 2008

Monday, September 01, 2008


Powerful Powerful Owl
- with brushtail possum

According to Dr Raylene Cooke from Deakin University, Powerful Owls eat an astounding 250 to 350 possums a year. Dr Cooke analysed 2500 owl pellets to determine this fact. scribbly gum