Monday, October 29, 2007
Sunday, October 28, 2007
Anway, I was struck by how similar the common bush that grows here is to the flowers carved on the head. They are the same right down to the small circular flowers that make up the larger flower head. the branches are easily supple enough to bend in the shape of a wreath. Why not? If the statue was carved locally all those years ago it's perfectly possible.
Mind you, they did tend to build mosaics using a sort of order catalogue. Floors by Argos etc.
My neighbour's car was broken into again a few days ago. I mean how desperate is someone to break into a car full of hosepipes for cleaning pools? The Peruvian household up the road have done a runner (that's nothing to do with the car). This means that Sundays will be peaceful again after months of ear shattering music for five hours at a time. Good news in that my other neighbour, Henry, has nobody to shout at anymore.
Here's the link to the video of Bacchus.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Hot water is up and running again. I have emptied the sitting room ready to paint the dreaded walls that are always ten centimetres too high which ever direction you lean in.
The neighbour's car was broken into two days ago. They smashed a side window, stole his toolbox and car battery and left blood all over the seats. The police didn't believe the bit about the battery.
Meanwhile, my other neighbour Alice, who used to be Frank, says her neighbours were playing Parchis* the other night at two in the morning and they looked out of their window and saw people creeping over the roof of the complex that Alice who used to be Frank, lives.
"Did you phone the police?" Alice asked them.
"Whatever for?" they replied in genuine astonishment.
*A board game similar to Ludo.
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Thursday, October 11, 2007
Tuesday, October 09, 2007
No animation, no hot water.
Hmm....that's supposed to be an animation. Well, if it doesn't work you can look at the blue face which is just an experiment in Corel Draw. I don't get it... I want the blue face underneath the snowman. One of those days.....Hot water heater is still broken. The plumber is back from his holidays tomorrow.
Ooops, wait. If you want to see the animated snowman click on the picture and it will open in a different window. This is assuming you have the time to mess around which you probably have since you are already here.
Sunday, October 07, 2007
Here's a link to the original Melodeon Man who inspired me to invent Nicolau in the Maureen Chlorine strip.
Did I put in this clip before? I don't know but I'll put a link to the animation when it is up on www.livevideo.com