Thursday, October 28, 2010

Current Favourite Sentence

I have never before seen something yucky on screen make an entire cinema audience suddenly hunch forward and bury their heads in their laps at the same time, as if in some secular mosque for wimps.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Compare and contrast...

The Polish poster for John Schlesinger's Far From the Madding Crowd (1967)

The Spanish poster for Woody Allen's You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)

Monday, October 18, 2010

American Black Bears

The Guardian has some more amazing photos (and it's a pretty amazing story to accompany them) here.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Current Favourite Sentences

"I guess if I could be beamed to India, spend a day there and then say, 'Thank you; I've done it now, get me back' I might, but ... nah. Not for no reason."

Baron Sugar of Clapton.

"I wouldn't mind seeing China if I could come back the same day."

Philip Larkin.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Friday, October 01, 2010

Incorrigible Meerkat

We went to the Madrid Zoo-Aquarium last week. A meerkat pleasuring himself in a hole in the ground was one of the many highlights.