Monthly Archives: November 2008

Double-dipping

I was thinking while driving home (@ 6 litres per 100km…)…… Special votes in our general election favour the Green Party so much that they expected and received another seat in parliament. Apparently this is normal – that the overseas … Continue reading

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Brisbane Storms

So back in Auckland – ironically watching the first test between NZ and Australia in Brisbane. If I had thought about it, I should have stayed over the weekend….might even have made it again to Suncorp Stadium to watch the … Continue reading

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Meanderings

It has been a beautiful day here in Brisbane. I walked the boardwalk out to New Farm this morning and then did much the same trip later on a ferry trip. It was great walking along early this morning with … Continue reading

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Magnetism

I went to see the film "Nights in Rodanthe". It is quite a good film. However I felt there was really no magnetism in the leading couple – Richard Gere and Diane Lane. He is a handsome man and she … Continue reading

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Thunderbolt

Below are the final words of the Auden poem read out as a eulogy and statement of love in the funeral of the film "Four Weddings and a Funeral", which I saw (far too late one night) on television this … Continue reading

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enabsirB 2

Yes…back to Brisbane after a few days up towards the Sunshine Coast. I think it is ironic that on my visits to both the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast, the weather was not always so kind. One day at … Continue reading

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Brideshead

Today has been a grey day in Brisbane – rather like an Auckland day – but warmer – not that the residents would think it warm. On a walk down by the pier I could not resist taking this photo … Continue reading

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