I am back for a brief while – my computer’s working okay but somehow the sound system has been stuffed up, music is distorted and I can’t listen properly to videos or tracks, grrrr! So the Infernal Machine will be back in again tomorrow for another repair! I have no idea how I ended up … More Pandora’s Box
I shall be off-line for a while as I have to take my computer in for a service and repairs – it is overheating badly and likely needs a new fan. If this sounds amazingly knowledgeable, it’s because it’s happened once before. Here in this part of our little island we have what is called … More No posts for a while – the Infernal Machine is going in for a tune-up!
“Growing Old Disgracefully” is the motto of the Ulysses Motor Cycle Club in Australia, membership open to anyone over fifty. And as it’s a goal I am doing my best to live up to, I had enormous fun creating this digital image of how great it is to grow old, kick your heels up, make … More Growing Old Disgracefully
This image is created from a deep blue canvas with a photo of an arum lily superimposed on the colour. I’ve used Photoshop’s “liquify” gizmo along with Redfield’s “Fractalius” plug-in to create this final image. I created it because this week I got heartily sick of the hypocrisy of those who invoke their religious beliefs … More The Cosmic Guardians of Justice
We have a smallish patio area, with narrow flower beds around and a few squares for roses, trees and bushes. It’s the sort of garden popular in North Cyprus which is hot and dry in summer, gets some rainfall in winter but is generally short on water. So lawns are a no-no because they are … More Expanding Gardens!
What I’ve discovered from my life experiences (I’m 66 so I guess I’m entitled to look back a bit!) is that you need to be true to yourself in order to live with integrity and honour. I spent a long time trying to pretend I was someone I wasn’t – an extrovert, always on the … More Integrity of the Heart
Turkey is just over the water from North Cyprus and flags here today are at half-mast for those miners who perished in the disaster at Soma. The song “Forever Young” by The Pretenders, written by Bob Dylan, is to remember those miners who have died and who will remain forever young in the memories and … More In Memory of the Miners of Soma & their Families