Forlorn.of.thee (fa'lo:n ŭv thē), p, my only strength and stay,forlorn of thee, whither shall I betake me, where subsist?
Paradise Lost by John Milton

Monday, October 29, 2007

The Boston Red Sox Party..

Clean sweep by Boston Red Sox 4 - 0, good on them. Credit where credit's due. But pretty uneventful, I have to admit, even boring if I may so boldly venture. I’m sure I’ll get abused by Bostonians everywhere ;-)

The most contentious issue was Ramirez implying that winning is not everything, saying "The sun will come out for everybody the next day."

"Sure." we hear the Rockies' reply. "Easy to say that when you're winning...."

But the 2006 World Cup Soccer finals…boy was that different. Italy won, but who cares. Decided on a penalty shootout, huh was it really?

Nope, this great match will be remembered fondly by all because Zinedine Zidane lost his head ….. muwhahaha!

Thank you TonaZ alberto.zanot for reminding us :)
Click on the picture, get Zidane to headbutt Marco Materazzi and sent off.

Friday, October 26, 2007

Right or Left

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I love this one (stolen from News Corp)

The Right Brain vs Left Brain test ... do you see the dancer turning clockwise or anti-clockwise?

If clockwise, then you use more of the right side of the brain and vice versa.

Most of us would see the dancer turning anti-clockwise though you can try to focus and change the direction; see if you can do it.

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uses logic

detail oriented

facts rule

words and language

present and past

math and science

can comprehend



order/pattern perception

knows object name

reality based

forms strategies




uses feeling

"big picture" oriented

imagination rules

symbols and images

present and future

philosophy & religion

can "get it" (i.e. meaning)



spatial perception

knows object function

fantasy based

presents possibilities


risk taking

So which side are you?

Saturday, October 20, 2007

A new day..

It’s spring down under…a time for pruning, new growth, new start. The flowers on my chilli plant, lemon and apricot tree have fallen and the fruits are beginning to grow (Love my apricot tree... in full bloom).

Suppose that’s what has happened to me, searching for a new beginning. All the stuff previously in this blog has been deleted and hopefully this could be the fresh start I need.

A big thank you to Lavender, Loving Annie and Sophia for visiting and comments. You guys make me smile. Talking about smiling, love this song by Lily Allen – Alfie

Ooooo deary me,

My little brother's in his bedroom smoking weed,

I tell him he should get up cos it's nearly quarter past three…

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Musical meme

This came from BFG and ZuZu Suzabel (Tribe), and the answers are really kind of fun! Since you put your player on shuffle, its kind of like asking a questions and flipping over the ol' Magic 8 Ball.

The songs, weird taste, yea, old fashioned, guilty. But then they are on my player. Some answers make absolutely no sense :)

1. Put your music player on shuffle.
2. Press forward for each question.
3. Use the song title as the answer to the question.


What does next year have in store for me?
One Night of Sin (Joe Cocker)

Whats my love life like?
High (James Blunt)

What do I say when life gets hard?
Beautiful Love (The Afters)

What do I think when I get up in the morning?
Your latest trick (Dire Straits)

What song will I dance to at my wedding?
You raise me up (Westlife)

What do you want as a career?
Behind These Hazel Eyes (Kelly Clarkson)

Your favorite saying?
God only Knows (Joss Stone)

Favorite place?
Knock ‘em out (Lilly Allen)

What do you think of your parents?
Black Night (Deep Purple)

Where would you go on a first date?
Working on the Highway (Bruce Springsteen)

Describe yourself?
Bubbly (Colby Caillat)

What is the thing I like doing most?
Breakway (Kelly Clarkson)

What is my state of mind like at the moment?
Goodbye my lover (James Blunt)

How will I die?
Cannonball (Damien Rice)

What do you do when you see your friends?
I don’t know how to love him (Helen Reddy)

How does your boyfriend/girlfriend make you feel?
Stand (Jewel)

How does your ex make you feel?
Unchain my heart (Joe Cocker)

If you were to die today, you would feel (like)
22 steps (Damien Leith)