Monthly Archives: July 2013

Tunes for a Tuesday – 30 July 2013

  All Your Answers Will Be Question – Wild Wants – BIRP! March 2013 [Listen] Doubt (Speak It Plain) – Sandra McCracken – Gravity | Love [Listen] Forever Ago – Spiritanimal – BiRP! July 2013 [Listen] I Got Mine – … Continue reading

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No proof, though

Patricia Hill once owned 104 bottles of Old Farm Pure Rye Whiskey which was distilled in 1912 and valued at US$102,400 ($128,500). It was found under a staircase in a large property she bought in Pittsburgh. Hill put the bottles … Continue reading

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The honest car salesman

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Tunes for a Tuesday – 23 July 2013

Alive – Shihad – Love Is the New Hate [Listen] Dreams (Cranberries Cover) – The Band in Heaven – BIRP! September 2010 [Listen] Ljochtblauwe Reinjas (Famous Blue Raincoat) (Leonard Cohen Cover) – Jaap Louwes – In Frysk Earbetoan Oan Leaonard … Continue reading

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Art, economics and stupidity.

Marianne Heller runs the eponymous ceramics gallery in Heidelberg. Not exactly my tasse de thé (as one says), but she presents good artists and has played a major role in promoting serious ceramics in Germany over the past 35 years. … Continue reading

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“…comes trundling in like an out-of-control wardrobe…”

Best description of Australian fast bowler Merv Hughes I’ve heard. Almost as good as the FT’s description of Clarence Seedorf, the Dutch football player: A very fast concrete wall. With an enormous backside

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Winter – yeah right

Originally posted on waitematawoodys.com #1 for classic wooden boat stories, info, advice & news:
Winter – yeah right Forecast looked good & I had a wee bit of reading (work) to catch up on so I gave Raindance a fright…

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