‘If you grow up in Switzerland, with it’s hard core democracy, then you travel, you realise we have reached our limitations – the popular vote is not an expression of freedom any more but the manipulation of an agenda by the political class and politics is just a game played among politicians.’ – Jaques Herzon,Continue reading “Jaques Herzog. 25 Mar 2010.”
It is neither the Bluebird of happiness or the national bird of England. We, of course, know that to be the European Robin. It is a Idaho Pileated Woodpecker seeking refuge from a snowstorm under a tree at a friends house. The other snap is of my friends from the UK. They are watching myContinue reading “Bluebird of Englishers? 10 Mar 2010.”
I climbed the West Rib on McKinley with Cov in 1981. I remember Cov and I waiting on Kalhiltna Glacier for Lowell Thomas, Jr to drop off the last two drag bags for our climb. We were standing looking out across a basin when ‘Boom’… it sounded like a canon going off. It was anContinue reading “Cov. 16 Feb 2010.”
Thomas had refused to talk to the media in the week leading up to Dallas’ 24-3 win over Miami in Super Bowl VI. After the Cowboys’ win, Brookshier stood next to the running back, talking about his speed and building up to this question: “Are you that fast?” “Evidently,” Thomas replied. But there was anotherContinue reading “DT. 2 Feb 2010.”
‘chasing KEINO’ should have an original score by next weekend. We’ve been doing weekend duty mixing and re-mixing the musical cues. They really do sound terrific. We are very nearly there. Thanks to some very talented folk.
I’ve always heard that Einstein could never remember to take the biscuits out of the oven. And if Vincent van Gogh came to your house – he would stand on your couch in his muddy boots and take a piss on the floor. Farley couldn’t bake – but the van Gogh couch thing…