Wednesday, February 27, 2008

The Eloquence of Geography

Aside from saying that this photograph was taken at Bethells beach, on Auckland's west coast, I shall let the photograph speak for itself.
Photograph by Liz March

Sunday, February 10, 2008

Nucular proliferation

I will not understand why some people insist on saying nucular instead of nuclear. What is so difficult about the word nuclear? Is nucular easier to say? No. If anything, I find it more awkward to get my tongue around. Even Microsoft Word is smart enough to recognise that nucular is not a word. Is it too simplistic to blame George Bush for the proliferation of this aberration? I know, it is not the only word to be abused in this way. It just so happens that this one annoys me the most. Shame on you George!

Thursday, February 07, 2008

No complaints from me

I can see where the storyline for Jack and the Beanstalk was born. Each cluster of three bean plants, climbing up their tall bamboo poles, racing its neighbour. There is one clear leader. Second pole from the right. Every few days enough fresh, green beans are picked to satisfy a dinner time appetite. Mine. Steam until just cooked, sprinkle on a little salt and voila! Simple but quite delicious.

This glorious weather just goes on and on. And no complaints from me. The contrast between blue and green is something to behold. The green of fig tree and liquid amber, against the sky's faultless blue. A real spectacle.

Photographer / Linda Ruthe