I’m not much of an investor, but my father does “play” the stock market, and so I try to occasionally keep an eye open for what happens over in the strange world of finance. It truly feels to me like a distant, alien planet, I must say, where the ordinary rules of every day life … Continue reading
Filed under What are you sinking about ? …
Geezers rock. Take that, Lady Biebs.
Yes, Lady Biebs is my new word for those annoying whiny noises that seem to follow you around like a buzzing mosquito, relentlessly refusing to go away even when you try as hard as you can to ignore them. Have you heard of Candi Staton ? I hadn’t until very recently, when I heard her … Continue reading
Reality Radio: when Canada beats the sh*t out of Jersey Shore
Disclaimer: this post is not about the TV show “Jersey Shore”. I haven’t even seen it, and trusted sources have led me to believe that I should best keep it that way. Also, I’m pretty sure Canada had nothing to do with sending hurricane Sandy on a rampage on the Jersey shore. ∞ Sometimes life … Continue reading
And the winner is… 1950’s moms ?
The Emmy awards are here ! Okay, I don’t really care all that much about the Emmys, although there is something to be said for the personal gratification that comes with seeing your favorite TV show recognized by a jury of professionals. The kind of gratification that will have you jump up from your couch, … Continue reading
When Harry Potter got turned into a rabbit
It has been a while since I finished reading the Harry Potter trilogy (of course it’s a trilogy, just like The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and Star Wars are trilogies). Not for one moment however did I suspect that since I had last encountered Harry, he had been turned into a rabbit. Before … Continue reading
“NYPD a model of restraint”… sixteen times ?
America is a strange place. Whenever I think I’ve gotten a grip on it, bam – all of my convictions get knocked loose by a new story in the press. (er, I should probably say “media” – how old school…). Don’t get me wrong, I find America fascinating, and terrific in many aspects. And that … Continue reading
Blank page, O dreaded one… Where to start ? What to write ? Who for ? Why ? To all of these questions, I don’t have a definite answer. So I guess I’ll just wing it and see where that takes me.