Monthly Archives: December 2006

Got some cherries saturday and heard this, cherry tastic

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/sundayfeature/pip/k6ijr/ Sunday Feature Cherry Women, Cherry Men Sunday 31 December 2006 21:00-21:45 (Radio 3) Cherry Women, Cherry Men: Writer and translator Stephen Henry Gill and composer Malte Jaspersen profile the national love affair of the Japanese with cherry blossom. Every … Continue reading

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Candide

A version of Candide is on bbc 4 this evening, the book is interesting, this is a modern update.   Wikipedia says Voltaire was poking fun at people mis understanding the philosophy of Gottfried Leibniz who appears to have been … Continue reading

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Moderation

One of my favourite quotes is ‘all things in moderation’ and i noticed this in the book of poems i picked up saturday so thought I better blog it or lose it.   Moderation   He that holds fast the … Continue reading

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2006

2006 was a very good year, i had a lot of fun, hope 2007 brings more fun 🙂

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a rather nice poem

As no WH Auden available in the library ( ordered one from another library ) i was browing and picked up a book of mixed poems as I saw this and it made me think of a friend of mine. … Continue reading

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pottering about

Picked up some things from the library, couple of graphic novels including the league of extra ordinary gentlemen 2 which has a newish take on ‘war of the worlds’, coool… also a kind of cool small book of poems, I … Continue reading

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saturday soooooooooon

Off to the science museum with my friend M and her kids, having no family of my own I enjoy the odd ‘family day trip type thing’ and should be  lots of stuff with buttons to push 🙂   mm, … Continue reading

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