Mar 28
Mad Max and The Panchen Lama

But first – my readers are revolting! Yes, I have heard from several of you angry souls out there demanding to know what happened to the “mid-week musing”. Well the mid week was NOT amusing! This from my “server” explains everything(?)  “We’re currently experiencing problems with the blingy cluster affecting web, mysql and mail services. [...]

Mar 21
Ted and John and Evelyn

Beware! Naked bottoms in this one! But you’ll have to wait… Many of you are now hooked on TED. Ted’s pretty cool, he’s 24 years old, spent his childhood in obscurity but has since taken the world by storm. Ted isn’t a guy, he’s an acronym – for Technology, Entertainment and Design – sounds dry but [...]

Mar 18
It’s All About YOU!

Or is it all about what you think of me? Firstly, you will be happy to know I have purchased a copy of “Blogging for Dummies” and will be adding all sorts of cool new features, like a “comments” page and “e-mail this site to a friend”. I LOVE to hear from happy readers! Remember [...]

Mar 14
Beware the tides of March!

I know I promised you TED but sometimes I’m not to be trusted!   How can I resist?  It’s the Ides of March.   In 44 B.C. “Caesar summoned the Senate to meet in the Theatre of Pompey on the Ides of March. A certain seer warned Caesar to be on his guard against a great peril on the [...]

Mar 11
A Passionate Woman

If you haven’t seen this yet you will want to. If you have seen this, you may want to watch it again. It was sent to me by a friend. In this podcast the great Chilean writer Isabel Allende, speaking at the 2007 Technology, Entertainment, Design Conference tells us a tale of passion. It’s takes [...]

Mar 7
International Women’s Day

First up – our boy Heath didn’t win. I’m not happy but the winner of the Archibald Prize for Portraiture in Australia was Del Kathryn Barton with her self-portrait of herself with her two children entitled “You are what is most beautiful about me.” Second up, I have a treat for you but I am [...]

Mar 5
Hero or Hungry Ghost?

Love Ones – soon after the “Hero” post I received this sadly telling portrait of Heath Ledger, age 28, painted by his friend Vincent Fantauzzo just before the actor’s death. To me it says it all.  Heath Ledger appeared in almost 20 films including such critical and box-office successes as A Knight’s Tale, and Brokeback Mountain for [...]

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