trickle down

And to continue the theme, here’s some beautiful footage of Jackson Pollock painting….

Late period

Being a Rothko tragic I urge all European denizens to do what I cannot, visit the retrospective of Rothko’s final years at the Tate.  Here’s a nice piece on the show from The Guardian by Johnathon Jones
‘Can you see it?” says the man in the Hawaiian shirt, pointing up at the purple canvas towering over [...]


As hurricane Gustav barrels down on the Florida coast, disrupting the Republican’s convention, its is worth remembering that Stuart Shepherd of the right wing evangelical group, Focus on the Family, asked Republicans and Christians everywhere to pray for rain on the Democratic convention.  Is that ironic Alannis?

hard man

If you had any doubt whatsoever, that Vladimir Putin was the hard man of World politics, read on…
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was feted by Russian media on Sunday for saving a television crew from an attack by a Siberian tiger in the wilds of the Far East. Putin, taking [...]

how to irritate

from zoitz comix

number twos

From the London Telegraph
“Japan makes the most advanced, remarkable toilets in the world. Japanese toilets can, variously, check your blood pressure, play you music, wash and dry your anus and ‘front parts’ by means of an in-toilet nozzle that sprays water and warm [...]


Many people have suggested that if you gave a monkey a typewriter and an infinite amount of time that at some stage or other the monkey would type the complete works of Shakespeare, most likely through chance, possibly through boredom or quite possibly because the monkey started developing some talent as a writer.  Think how [...]

speaking her mind

I promise, this is my last post on the US election till the next one, but I just had to give you a chance to look at this transcript of Sarah Palin, possibly the next vice president of the United States of America, speaking on one of the administration’s major foreign policy topics – The [...]

on message

A Heart beat from the top

Sarah Palin, Miss Congeniality, in the Miss Alaska beauty pageant
Politics, politics, politics – I know there’s been a lot of posts on politics and not enough monkeys riding motorcycles around here recently.  Thats because we’re getting to the business end of one of the most interesting and possibly one of the most significant elections of [...]

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