Monthly Archives: January 2009


2009 #4

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

I’m a bit late with this weekly photo, I know, its pretty much time for number 5. But its been a busy week so far. Who else is slightly surprised that January is over already? This photo was just me messing about, seeing what I could get without really looking. Shooting from the hip and all that, hence the blur

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Yes we can!

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

I should get up off my arse and go pee. So America has a new president. Congrats all. Wish we could get a new government. I have totally no confidence in the present load of TDs and ministers. But this is not a political blog, so that’s enough of that. BSG has just started its final season/second half of the

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Gran Torino dir. by

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

This is an odd film. Hard to write about because there are so many different ways to take it. On the one hand it is about a racist old man who despite himself becomes involved in the lives of a Hmong family. It is about the generation gap between a working class father and his middle class children and grandchildren.

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The Reader [based on the book by] by dir. by

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

based on book, Der Vorleser. In Germany, 1958, Michael Berg is feeling unwell. He wanders through the streets for a while before almost collapsing in the entrance to an apartment block. He vomits. A passing woman helps him out. She cleans up after him and helps get him home. It turns out that he has scarlet fever and remains bed-ridden

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We all fall down

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

The first cold of 2009 has struck. And so soon after the last one of 2008! Life just isn’t fair. Hopefully it won’t turn out to be the flu, cause that’d suck. Majorly. At the moment it feels like there is a slimy slug living in the back of my nose. Yeah, that is a gross idea, but seriously that’s

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Happy New Year

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

How did you all get on over the holidays? I say that as though my holidays were over, but that isn’t so, oh no, cause I am off work until the 12th of Jan. Mwahaha. I laugh at all you people back at work this Monday. For those of you who have already returned… well I just pity you. Of

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