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Day: December 6, 2016

SEEN: Apocalypse Now Redux

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Let me preface this by saying that I am a cinematic dunce. At least, when I was a kid, Bill Collins was still presenting pre-1950 Hollywood films every Saturday night on Australian television. That was the 80s, of course. I think I got a lot more depth in my cinematic education then than the young […]

PARTLY READ: George Herbert

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I got a fifth of the way through the Temple on holiday (his complete works), before deciding that I needed to go back and get a listing of what the good stuff was. A couple of the short poems I read were good. Not transcendentally good, but good enough that I looked forward to finding […]

Why do Australians say fuck off all the time to everything even birds?

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I wish to register my mockery of Quora deciding that (a) a question about the use of the word fuck is automatically an Adult Question; and (b) much more importantly, that there shall be No Request From Suggestions available for any Adult Question. What would an Australian Quora term that, I wonder? Infantilising horseshit, I […]

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