Living within your means
Language is a living breathing thing . . and then there's...
Tales of the unexpected
Time for an oil change?
A big fish? . . .no a tuner
The Jones Book of great ideas . . . .
Be Prepared ( but no woggle)
Linked In . . already . . .
Things That Go Bump In The Night
Bianco Rosso e Blues
Syzygy? No, Bottoms . . . .
Keeping the Boy Happy
Festa dell'Uva @ Chiusi
Paciano, a Musical Melting Pot!
All Mod Cons or perhaps, not
What did you say?
This is a 'late night several cans of beer' post - but one that I feel needs to be shared. This is a job posting: "I am searching for someone who can work fast, qualitative and communicate good." L...
A completed project !
Get a 6-pack? . . . . already got one thanks....
The art of conversation must be dying . . .
La bella macchina . . .
Is that you, Archie?
Xing? but only just . . .
The Da Vinci Cod ?!
Out of the mouths . . .
My body was a temple . . .
Why do we say . . .
Where did Piss Poor come from? They used to use urine to tan animal skins, so families used to all pee in a pot & then once a day it was taken & sold to the tannery.......if you had to do t...
Happy Easter to you all! Thought some of you might be interested in Lesley's new venture over on Etsy Est! Est! Est! To begin with Lesley's offering the possibility of receiving real mail that does...
chairs relaxing . . .
La loggetta, ‘Contaminated Blues' night….
In the end the gig took place on the 10th but it was packed - they had to turn people …Continue reading »
Welsh woman in high speed cheese incident . . . .
The cure for insomnia……
Another fine pear . . .
It's an old gag, but what the hell. . .
red balloon . . .
One for Claud Cockburn who when asked what the small Irish town where he lived was like, replied ‘at a slight angle to the Universe' . ..
Strozzi and strozzina
balloon . . . .
it's just a balloon . . .
The perfect pencil . . . . .
I just got a hankering for drawing in pencil . . . so the obvious thing to draw was a pencil . . .
Sometimes the most banal things puzzle me - how we tie scarves for example- why do we change?and who starts …Continue reading »
Blue hands . .
I NEVER use blue ink . . I don't know why but I just don't like it….however it was dark …Continue reading »
The Italian language . . I love it!
I love Italian - it's a beautiful language and though it can be very difficult at times - the same …Continue reading »
Nonsense from boutique perfumes
Another of these comparisons . . .
It didn't start out as a comparison table- I just got bored with waiting for the watercolours to dry so I started on other versions of the same objects . . . the original was this, with water...
smoking causes hypothermia!!!!
It does! How? I'll tell you how. Smoking in bars and restaurants has been banned in Italy for some years …Continue reading »
Last time I was visiting my mother in Parbold, I finally went into this gallery- it's a beautiful converted windmill …Continue reading »
carnivorous plants . . .
Yes it does say Venusflytr.app . . . .
QUOTE: on writing - W.Somerset Maugham
‘There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately nobody knows what they are.' W Somerset Maugham
Queen Maggie…. please, no
Adventures with a mobile phone . .
My first (failed) attempt at a journal . . . .
New Week's Resolution . . . . . Thursday
Digital black and white
Boat on the Thames . . nearly
New Week's Resolution . . . . .
QUOTE: on ideas - Anais Nin
‘ My ideas usually come, not at my desk writing but, in the midst of living'
Still (life) in the pizzeria . . . a recurring theme . ....
Still life in the pizzeria... only me . . .
The Kafka-esque pain that is ‘virtual castration' . ....
I experienced a strange emotion in the last 24 hours— virtual castration . . . First the mail forwarding on …Continue reading »
What time is it ?
Just returned home from a gig at Tymory- a 'pub' in Bettolle. GREAT night! We hit the stage running as they say - -the place absolutely packed- yes on a Wednesday . . . and had a great time . . . a...