― Edgar Allan Poe, Eleonora
19 May 2013
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25 April 2013
7 April 2013
(expect the unexpected)
French photographer Charles Fréger traveled to eighteen countries, investigating ancient tribal customs, and shooting portraits of ‘Europe’s Wild Men.’ See many more images (with explanatory captions) here.
“It all started by drinking too much “Primitivo” wine during the opening of one of my exhibitions,” says Fréger, “I decided to work on something primitive… seems that wine made the right effect to me.”
4 April 2013
These are clever… created for the Sydney International Food Festival.
You can find another dozen here…
31 March 2013
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I love, and collect, and occasionally share wise words and quotations… here are some that have resurfaced lately…
I quote others only the better to express myself.
—Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592 )
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
—Wilson Mizner (1876-1933)
We are no more than God’s imagination about himself.
—Thomas Mann (1875-1955)
The world is a tragedy to those who feel,
but a comedy to those who think.
—Horace Walpole (1717-1797)
A child of five would understand this.
Send someone to fetch a child of five!
—Groucho Marx (1890-1977)
Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
—Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
To him who is in fear, everything rustles.
—Socrates (469 BC-399 BC)
Education is when you read the fine print.
Experience is what you get if you don’t.
—Pete Seger (1919— )
He of whom many are afraid ought to fear many.
— Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
Everything has been thought of before—
the problem is to think of it again.
—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)
There is no such thing as a pretty good omelette.
Many a scarecrow serves as a roost of the enlightened crow.
The man who can’t visualize a horse
galloping on a tomato is an idiot.
—André Breton (1896-1966)
Please feel free to share with me the quotations that touch your own soul, tickle your fancy, or blow your mind, OK? You can contact me here.