Monthly Archives: June 2008

>Shit, this is a……(Good Picture)

>Even if I say so myself. Museum für Moderne Kunst, FrankfurtMuseum of Modern Art, Frankfurt Tags: Museum für Moderne Kunst, Museum of Modern Art, Frankfurt

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>One more button…?

> Don't for a minute believe that the Germans are a distantly reserved, analytical lot. Not when it comes to football. 3:2 last night against Turkey and a slot in the final on Sunday (Jammy buggers – the goal uprights … Continue reading

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>Don’t ask me …..(about Peelers)

>Gives a totally new meaning to the expression “Peeler“ Tags: Ponsonby, Auckland, Ponsonby Police Station, Peeler

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>Tunes for a Tuesday – 24 June 2008

> Daddy Cool – Lollypop from Eagle RockClaire Waldoff – Mich hat ein fremder Mann geküßt in der Nacht from Perlen der Kleinkunst – Claire WaldoffMink Deville – Spanish Stroll from 70’sDavid Bowie – Golden Years from Billboard Top 100 … Continue reading

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>Don’t ask me ,,,(about "Avertissment")

>Sounds like “Advertisement”, right? It actually means “Danger” in French. Not the worst warning when you’re dealing with buggers like MediaMarkt, one of the mega electronics stores in Germany. They’re celebrating Germany’s successfully negotiating the quarter-finals of Euro 2008 with … Continue reading

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>Don’t ask me.. (about Trelise Cooper)

>Trelise (pronounced: Trell-ease, not Trellis, as I thought) Cooper is a flash New Zealand fashion designer. Designs for the Oscars, no less. It should be noted that Mrs. jb occasionally shows a modicum of fiscal responsibility (which makes a change) … Continue reading

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Boden

Lucy Kellaway embarked on one of her more entertaining rants in the FT the other day, ripping into the CEOs of Citigroup and Boden for their overly flippant and disingenuous communicative styles. It’s here as a podcast – the vitriol … Continue reading

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>"Patents give you the right to sue…."

>“Patents give you the right to sue. They don’t give you the money to sue. It just costs too much.” Colin Murdoch died a few weeks ago. He invented the plastic disposable hypodermic syringe, the tranquilliser gun, a silent burglar … Continue reading

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>Tunes for a Tuesday – 17 June 2008

>Sufjan Stevens – Concerning the UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois Jeff Beck – I’ve Been Drinking (Stereo Mix) from Truth Slayer – Necrophobic from ReignIn Blood Dispatch – Water Stop from Silent Steeples Aretha Franklin – (You Make Me Feel … Continue reading

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>Don’t ask me ….(about Job Title Inflation)

>The ever-entertaining Private Beach in Hong Kong comes up with the Most Pretentious Job Title of the Week (as well as taking me to task for the use of the word “whence”. Point taken – I should have used “whither”…!). … Continue reading

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