Wednesday, July 23, 2008


Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide.

A couple of takes from the current b.esque mix.

Could I have thought of such a fine string as labrador hoodie shrinks, or Karenina Doncaster/just knew mention?
via Hooting Yard

Monday, July 21, 2008


Like Beau Geste or King Kong or Anna Karenina, the saga of Greg Norman's misadventures when leading a major golf championship with 18 holes left to play has had more rewrites - most of them with the same old endings - than absolutely necessary. source

A party of passengers

Friday, July 18, 2008


Character note:
Her daughter, now in her 30s, for many years unsuccessfully tried to meet (with a view to marrying) an elite footballerThe Age
(I think the parentheses got her)


A Friday sort of search request:

how to unsharp the tooth of labrador

(Is puppy. Is sharp. Do not touch.)

Tuesday, July 08, 2008


the way eastlink shrinks your long-held sense of distance.

One minute you're driving along at Doncaster
you go through the tunnel and next thing you're at Cadbury Canterbury Road?

Not to mention what the roadscaping does to your until now reasonably stable mental map.
Who knew Ringwood would ever look this?

So anyway, suddenly being in Bayswater North, we thought we may as well go to Bunnings to source shower rails
Just before I entered the store I saw I was wearing Bunnings colours.
I don't normally dress like a Leprachaun, but there you go.
In that vast cold barn was I paranoid to think Security was tagging me, with my ploy to impersonate a shop assistant and snaffle screws under my crismon hoodie?
(At least I didn't get asked about stationery lines as I did once when I accidentally wore Royal blue into Officeworks.)