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Posts by Geoffrey Firmin

I do that with football and the rum has to be a dark rum like Bundaberg, white rum is for pussies, and the consumption is proportionate to how badly the Wallabies are playing.76 FALLING FREELY AS IF IN A DREAM by Leif G.W.Persson a reopening of the Olof Palme murder investigation twenty years after the fact. Highly readable half way in.
What is this thing against tucking your shirt in? I see it all the time but as to what and why I have no idea. To me it just looks slovenly.
LMSound interesting and will see if I can pick up a copy have you read The Testament of Mary by Colm Toibin. The crucification seen is one of the most savage I have ever read does in words what The Body of the Dead Christ in the Tomb by Holbein does in images also The Last Temptation by Nikos Kazantzakis is well worth reading and Quarantine by Jim Crace.
Went to see the The Drop with Mrs GF great small time gangster film and a fitting exit for James Gandolfini. Even she commented on what a good film it is. [[SPOILER]]
Its got more flavour than Wheat and its healthier for you.
That is one of the best journalistic accounts of Vietnam I have ever read Read it in 1981 and Heart of Darkness then went to see the documentary about Australian camera man Neil Davis One Crowed Hour tis then went to see Apocalypse Now. Why? Well I wanted to understand what my old man went through in the Pacific Theatre between 1942-45. Conclusion until there is full body suit immersion in virtual reality forget you can never really understand what they went...
Oli I understand where you coming from but have you ever been to a museum? The objects on display all have narratives attached to them. The story of how they were made, who used them, who kept them and the emotional investment they attached to them.Then they enter a system which exhibits them for their historical and social content and context to and how that fits into an overall narrative history of the nation. The point I was making is that we all have objects that...
Oh to be young and cyclical again. Not.
Tom Ford Noir?
Does anyone have any items of clothing with stories attached to them? Family heirlooms that belonged to a Father, Grandfather, Uncle? At a dinner last night I was talking with a mate and the subject came up. I had a tie that has an interesting provenance. It was bought in Chicago in 1950 and arrived in Sydney in 1951. It was a definitive hard bop tie red silk with a flamboyant pattern like a triple bird wing spiralling out for the centre in blue yellow and green it was...
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