ROCK! Insipid light of the late afternoon thunderstorm grey greets me as I turn into the driveway of my potential future home. A typical Malaysian red-brown smear of heavy raindrop soil wash smothers the drive entry. All washed from the almost nude lightly sloping front yard. Kuala Lumpur rain only needs 1 degree of fall … Continue reading Rock It!
Selfishness drove me to grab the last chilled from the Fridge, Apple. The rest of the family had beaten me to all the others. Unknown to me they had been selfishly guarding a secret that they were plainly at pains to keep! Crunch coefficient running around 95-98%. Sweetness rating: "When too much Sugar just isn't … Continue reading Selfish not Selfish
ASHRAM Part 2 SOMETHING FOUND So much style and flow! Always seem to have the Butt stuck out! Not too sure about the colour choices though! The writer celebrating his 50th birthday with a fun surf at "Toms" in Perth. (Photo: Les Round) Moving to Perth in Western Australia, being no more than 5-10 minutes … Continue reading A SPORTING CHANCE 4
ASHRAM Some people say it is not the destination that counts, but the Journey itself. In this case I respectfully disagree. Car park view at the end of a long and winding dirt road of an uncrowded (2 people out) Southern Tasmanian surf spot on Bruny Island. Sitting out the back of the wave, looking … Continue reading A Sporting Chance 4
"Ave a Go ya Mug" The above title is quintessential Aussie slang often yelled out by Cricket spectators at Batsmen that are particularly slow in scoring runs. England's all time greatest most boring batsman - Geoff Boycott must have heard this thousands of times on Aussie cricket tours. Damn he was hard to get out … Continue reading A Sporting Chance 3
NO TALENT WINNERS David vs Goliath in which the small, ignored and supposedly no talent runt defeats the ultimate champion of pedigree and reputation. Whether this fable is true, it does not matter. The moral is that if you battle for the right cause, and your heart and resolve are true, then many obstacles can … Continue reading A Sporting Chance 2
Beach Sprint relay at Aus Surf Lifesaving Championship Perth WA. My daughter Alice closest to the camera - we blitzed em! (If you have never tried tit - run in sand. Not that easy!) The first in a regular rambling series of life’s ups and downs according to the Sporting Gods. A sporting life it … Continue reading SPORTING CHANCE
DILATION: (Time) a slowing of time in accordance with the theory of relativity that occurs in a system in motion relative to an outside observer and that becomes apparent especially as the system approaches that of the speed of light. (EG: One year of time when the speed of an object is approaching that of … Continue reading Dilation
Apparently, the best thing to do if there are no ideas for writing is to just write. Right then, now I write. Write about not writing or just use the word “write” as often as possible in a few minutes of writing? I do not want to waste valuable binary digital space writing about nothing. … Continue reading just WRITE!
From an Eggshell womb, sprouts Chili Padi (Birdseye Chili). Baby Pandan that was salvaged from a chopped up plant a few weeks ago is standing up ok. "So you like plants?", the first date states with a frown of suspicion. I am intrigued why someone could be so circumspect about plants. "I have black fingers. … Continue reading the SPROUTIST