Monthly Archives: July 2009

>That’s the problem….

> …with living almost next door to the studios of one of the big TV channels – you just can’t avoid bumping into  media stars. Mrs jb stands next to Gundula Gouda Gause at the cheese counter of the local … Continue reading

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>Quit painting!

> True story. Jörg Immendorf was one of Germany’s most influential post-war modern artists. He studied under Josef Beuys, arguably THE most influential post-war modern artist. Beuys would come into the classroom and go from painting to painting: “Crap-Good-Crap-Crap-Crap-Good-Crap-Crap-Crap-Good” Young … Continue reading

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>Alessandra Stanley at the New York Times gets it horribly wrong

> “An appraisal on Saturday about Walter Cronkite’s career included a number of errors. In some copies, it misstated the date that the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed and referred incorrectly to Mr. Cronkite’s coverage of D-Day. … Continue reading

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>If all else fails…..

> ….change your logo. Over. And over. And over. Again

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>This I need…maybe/definitely

> Single serving deep frier. Maybe for tempura. Maybe High-tech herb pots Yes, please. But – then again -40 bucks….?

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>Please bear with me

> Whenever I steal harvest mirabelles from abandoned trees out in the fields, I always think of Gunter O. Eser. Aka Gunter Zero by his staff when he was IATA Director General. And Gunter Null by the rest of us … Continue reading

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>Bloody hell….

> Whew. That was a close call. Star journalist Birgit S (having turned mumble mumble the other day) invited a bunch of girl (I use the term loosely. Very loosely….) friends around for afternoon tea. Someone (I have NO idea … Continue reading

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>This I need – Brain food

> The Rubix Cubewich contains cubes of pastrami, kielbasa, pork fat (PORK FAT?!), salami, and two types of cheddar Then again, maybe not….

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>How to get cheap parking…

> ..or “Fuck, I just tore up the parking ticket” MMTP, renowned for his razor-sharp intellect (honest, he’s really clued up) and for roasting his sister’s cat and incediarising fondues, has just outdone himself. We toddled off to the market … Continue reading

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>Shoes for the fashionable man, it says

> Rules ME out, then…..

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