Monthly Archives: May 2015

The most famous chord on a 12 string guitar

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Though it’s never early to make a mistake

Roger Chapman and Streetwalker in May 1975 40 years on and it hasn’t lost a thing… Well, I know that you’re lonely Come in from the cold Your shoes may need mending Your clothes may look old Won’t you pick … Continue reading

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The Beschissen Curve

  HT Boingboing 

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“Your claim against the United States of America has been granted in full”

The TSA are a thieving bunch. Or dim. Or both. You can’t carry knives on your person on a flight, so you stow them in your checked luggage. I’m now on my THIRD Opinel garden knife, because the TSA people … Continue reading

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Someone described this as….

“It sounds like she’s falling off a building” True, that…

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When it comes to the Bundesliga…

   ..the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung doesn’t know shit. They got #1 and #18 right (Bayern to win, Paderborn – just promoted – for relegation…..duh), but were SO far off with the rest. Especially Mainz 05. Thank goodness….

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My son Augustus…

My son Augustus, in the street, one day,Was feeling quite exceptionally merry. A stranger asked him: “Can you tell me, pray, The quickest way to Brompton Cemetery?” “The quickest way? You bet I can!” said Gus, And pushed the fellow … Continue reading

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There is no such thing as a bad day…

…just good days for different things. When it’s blowing a gale and pouring with rain, that’s a good day to sit in a café with mates, not a day to be up the mountain

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Not quite sure which does it for me…

“I’m not that kind of angel” or “Not my area” Choice.

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Now you see ’em…..

…no you don’t. Fox News appears to have cottoned on to the recent sale of Picasso’s “Women of Algiers(Version 0)” for $179,365,000 Putting them into a mild quandary: we can’t NOT report it, but we don’t want to corrupt the … Continue reading

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