Art by Ian Fisher.
Had the urge to count how many days until I turn fifty – and it’s fifty. Well.
Hey internet: Is it wrong to be in love with Tanya Donelly from 1991? Asking for a friend.
Bikes bikes baby. #mondayfunday
Got a couple of my photos printed to go on the wall of my new home.
Now reading Exploded View by Carrie Tiffany:
In the manual you can choose to look at the parts, or the air in between them. The air in between isn’t nothing; it isn’t blank. If you make yourself look for what’s not there the empty spaces become parts themselves. The empty spaces become air parts, bordered by the metal and rubber… If you cast only the air parts in steel and assembled them the engine would be peaceful, then. It would be beautiful. The engine would be made from air.
“For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business.” —T.S. Eliot
The West Coast of the South Island is a wild and wonderful place… here’s a collection of pics I took during trips there in 2014-2016.
”…and though you simply sip, deeply drink.”
Enjoying the artwork of Petrus van der Velden right now.
Probably the most satisfying words you can hear from your teenage son: “You’re a pretty good dad ay.” #winningatlife
“If this one day in the lifetime of a hundred years is lost, will you ever get your hands on it again?” —Dogen
So tonight we watched Behind the Curve and those Flat-Earthers are wrong about the Earth being flat and that’s all I have to say about that.
“I gotta have more cowbell, baby.”
“Swearwords are stored and processed differently from other language… The limbic system records the emotional content of words, which is why swearing really does work to relieve pain and frustration. These words access and give vent to our emotions in ways other words cannot.”
Cyclothymia, qu’est-ce que c’est?
Via Reddit, this rather nice photo of the Moon. Swoon.
My favourite da Vinci drawing has been made into a stamp and damn it looks fine.
Today’s forecast: Dusty and fast.
“Boredom is useful. It’s good for you.”
If not now, when?