Monthly Archives: June 2018

“Fungi on the Rind”

Fungi on the Rind A Camembert’s a cheese whose claim to fame Involves a smelliness that’s hard to name. Mushroom aromas with a barnyard twist, Hints of ripe laundry by garlic kissed, This is how the cheese’s loving hordes Try … Continue reading

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Counterintuitive

I’ve had little training as a painter, but one tenet I’ve tried to honor is the one that says, “Choose a brush you think is too large, then start your painting with one size larger.” However, human likenesses are comprised … Continue reading

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I don’t follow “football,” but…

“When football club directors are in a bind all they want is someone to lie to them offering a version of events that is optimistic and irrefutable, based on “scientific” evidence. (Speech marks are vitally important every time the word … Continue reading

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Otiose Maundering

Dead cat bounce Catch a falling knife Bum luck Egypt Seven large going spare Bespoke zoots Pasta puttanesca War and Peas Puckish truculence Warp speak Aloe, Vera! Circular humanism Caveat empty Flag elation Mass turbation Con stir nation Absolute shun … Continue reading

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Spot and Bess

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“It’s not just writers…”

“It’s not just writers. It’s everyone. The writer is just an extreme case of something everyone struggles with. ‘On the one hand, to function well, you have to believe in yourself and your abilities and summon enormous confidence from somewhere. … Continue reading

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Save the Queen from what?

The Windsors are richer than Croesus and cosseted in  indescribably privileged circumstances, lavished with lifetime stipends for performing ceremonial chores, kowtowed to and fawned over by legions of adoring subjects who may or may not have a recently purchased pair … Continue reading

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