I wandered around the garden yesterday, marvelling at the progress we’ve made since we moved in to a neglected pit full of beach sand, couchgrass, weeds, and rubble only a few short months ago. Here are some of the highlights… Read More ›
Month: September 2008
Today’s otter statue is from Otterndorf on the German north coast. tigtog interrupts with this weeks innovation: we have created a Flickr group for Hoydenizens – Hoydens About!.The idea is that those of us who have Flickr accounts can submit… Read More ›
on this week’s Wire In The Blood. First a super arty shot with mirrors, then another super arty noir shot though blinds, then bloody handhelds. Dear Sir or Madam, you are distracting from the narrative. Knock it off. Ta.
Keiko Wakabayashi was featured in the UK Telegraph several months ago (and on Shakesville at the time.) Martial arts expert Keiko Wakabayshi, nicknamed the “Samurai Granny”, has been hired by [Italy’s] military to train recruits in hand-to-hand combat. Miss Wakabayshi,… Read More ›
And that talking point is: “If you truly support ALL women’s rights then you will get behind Sarah Palin and fight for her.” The news that a group of veteran feminist organisations have endorsed the Obama/Biden ticket (many of the… Read More ›
We have a new Guest Hoyden today! Please join me in welcoming her. Slave2TehTink is normally found making posts with no redeeming social value whatsoever in her LiveJournal, or posting pictures of her small menagerie on her flickr. Offline she… Read More ›
Remember Rethink? With all their huh-huh-boobies advertisements? Rethink, who thinks that the main focus of “breast cancer awareness” should be sexualised breasts and men? They’re at it again. This time, they’re exhorting us to “Bring breast awareness back into the… Read More ›
Premier-elect Colin Barnett has just announced his Liberal minority-government Cabinet for Western Australia, which includes three National Party members and one Independent. National leader Brendon Grylls, who kept the state on tenterhooks waiting to see who he would throw the… Read More ›
Weeding, belatedly pruning the bougainvillea, fixing the garden trellis (not the one supporting the bougainvillea, the one supporting the honeysuckle and the Peace rose).