Monthly Archives: July 2012

I Drop My Lens Cover

The last Saturday of each month is music at the Smugglers. It is always fun mainly thanks to the natural exuberance of Okinawan women who just love to dance. I sleep in very cheap hotel and am on the road … Continue reading

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Pip,pip,pippity,pip

I must have been about 7 when I saw David Lean’s version of Great Expectations. The opening scene has stayed with me forever. Little boy running past a gibbet to put flowers on his mother’s grave. Suddenly the figure of … Continue reading

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Narcism or Narcissism 2

So I am on a diet. I look OK from the front but pretty poor from the side. God knows what I look like from behind but I suppose I cannot be a complete narcissist as I have never tried … Continue reading

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My Best Friend

I having been going to the dentist nearly every week for the last six months. All for treatment on the same tooth. It was root canal and crown. Tonight the crown was lowered onto the stump not by the Archbishop … Continue reading

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Kissing the Reef

“Let’s be honest. Coral cuts can be really cool, but only when the pains gone and the cut’s heeled up. A badge of honor.” Surfer blog. I return to Cape Zampa to dive. The sea is still boisterous but I … Continue reading

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Barred Buttonquail and Gawain

I go off very early on Sunday morning to explore. I am on a quest for secret beaches and coves that are only get-at-able to those who seek trawthe. Big Red sniffs the morning air and carries me along the … Continue reading

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Kim Kardashian

My learned friend Sandy asks,”But what does this BRING to the world…besides butter?”  This being the Higgs. Here is the reply.      

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