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Posts by Geoffrey Firmin

Hugo Boss so you can dress like a Party Member at PM&C.
Well Watson my powers of deduction lead me to believe that their are only three high end menswear stores in Canberra. So that definitely narrows down the culprits.Don't worry mcfox has yet to front up at a Canberra meet up or even drop into Bent Spoke when I've been there.
41 Brett Whiteley Art, Life and the Other Thing by Ashleigh Wilson A biography of the " Enfant Terrible" of Australian contemporary art. Interesting thought provoking but ultimately tragic. Was good seeing the Surry Hills studio museum recently which has a number of works mentioned in the book. Getting up close and personal in particular to Alchemy after reading of the story of its genesis. One of his best works IMHO. The story is littered with an assorted cast of...
FUBAR excuse me it's time for the medicinal run. TARFU!
Bledisloe Cup game one. Currently drinking cleanskin NZ PN from Potts Point. Will the Wallabies deliver or is it another night of sack cloth and ashes!
Bobby Hutcherson has gone West. Remarkable talent.
I used to push film from 100 to 400 iso in years past. I found using Rodinal bought out the grain of the image and gave B&W photographs a stronger presence. A quick introduction http://www.danimalweb.co.uk/blog/2010/01/22/an-introduction-to-rodinal-bw-film-developer/
40 I Shot The Buddha by Colin Cotterill This is the tenth book in the series about Dr Siri Paiboun a retired national coroner. This series is in Laos in the late 1970's I read a review of it in the NYT which piqued my curiosity. And lo and behold it was in the public library and no three month waiting list. This tale weaves the disappearance of a mendicant monk, the murder most foul of teenage girls by a satanic cults, a village populated by outcast sharman and various...
Monday night;Truffle and mixed mushroom risotto with a bitter green salad. Washed down with a Tumbarumba 2015 Coppabella single vineyard pinot noir. Better still is there some left for lunch tomorrow.
Flares are the epitome of all that was wrong with the early to mid 70's. I have noticed they have tried numerous times to mount a comeback but thankfully society has moved past such absurdities.
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