Monthly Archives: July 2010

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Kurosawa Ayumu Goes Fishing

The boat nods on the water, and the old man nods in turn. “Fishing!” The younger says. “Why would anyone ever go fishing?” “You tell me.” Says the older. “You are here on a fishing boat with me.” “FISHING!” “Shhh.” The old man responds. “It

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Around the World in 1,095 Days

He was 7 months behind schedule and starting to get a bit frantic. He had travelled across 2 continents and lost the woman he loved to this obsession, he couldn’t afford to fail now. The rest of Europe beckoned. As soon as he conquered the

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the slow deterioration of jinky shambles

Jinky Shamble’s Diary Privacy level: public {Click here for personal info} {Click here for photos} {Click here for visitor book} Thursday 10 June Oh God why is life so unfair? My job is awful. My girlfriend Tina is hogging the tv. And my mum has

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Fish

From hence, ye beauties undeceiv’d, Know, one false step is ne’er retrieve’d, And be with caution bold. Nor all that tempts your wand’ring eyes, And heedless hearts, is lawful prize, Nor all that glitters, gold. ~Thomas Gray, 1747 Selina rested on her haunches, her tail

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The Incredible Pedantry of Winston Radclyffe

Winston Radclyffe suffered from a terrible affliction of correctness and propriety. Whilst he enjoyed employing great censure of the behaviour and morals (or lack thereof) of his fellow human beings, this explosion of pedantry more commonly manifested itself in an almost morbid obsession with punctuation.

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Fishing With Wotsits

“I…” he began, with a flourish, as he pranced along the riverside, the vodka having gone to his head a little, “do not understand fishing.” “Really,” she laughed, “and why is that?” He looked her in the eye, trying to seem suave and sophisticated, hoping