Monthly Archive: February 2008

PJ Harvey Brings the Stage to Life

With exposed wooden floor, subtle lighting and patiently waiting instruments, the stage was quiet and still, like a stagnant body of water which lies absent of life and devoid of life-giving oxygen. And then a whisper of air builds and… (READ MORE)

Music

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Public Interest Courtesy Rule #20

Sunglasses, as their name suggests, are unfailingly useful accessories for limiting the negative side effects of exposure to the sun. The common feature of most sunglasses is their coloured or darkened lenses which reduce the effects of glare and help… (READ MORE)

Public Courtesy Rules

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REVIEW: Geraldine Brooks, People of the Book

In ‘People of the Book’ Geraldine Brooks speaks to the reader through the experiences of Dr Hanna Heath, an Australian expert in the conservation of medieval manuscripts. Receiving a phone call in the early hours of the morning, Hanna finds… (READ MORE)

Books

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Ten Lessons to Learn From Gordon Ramsay

What is it about restaurant inspired reality television shows that makes them so irresistible? Is it because they deal in food, that essential replenisher and comforter of all? …possibly… Is it because against the fire of the kitchen hotplate and… (READ MORE)

All Random Musings, Television

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Do yourself a favour…wave at a horse

I’ve long been under the impression that horses are quite friendly creatures. They are animals that possess that rarest of abilities to completely connect with their surroundings…down through their hooves they mix with the spirit of the earth…and rising up… (READ MORE)

All Random Musings, Animals

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