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The London Thylacines

A serious plumbing snake.

Werner the Herzog.

Wonders claimed by lava.

Wonders reclaimed from a canal.

The London thylacines.

On boredom.

2 July 2018 · Comment

The Rains

Forget Weezer’s Toto covers, what you need is “Africa” played by a chicken.

Flashheart as a Jedi master posing suggestively with a fully lit lightsaber.

The fate of a kid in a ’70s public information film.

From scraps.

Read More · 18 June 2018 · Comment

Wooden Bananas

Cat food.

A giant cat photoshopped around London.

Counterfeit bananas.

A conference call in real life.

TIME FOR SOME STORIES.

Read More · 1 June 2018 · Comment

Flash

Earlier this month, my hometown of Hobart had months’ worth of rain in a single evening. Wild weather floods Tasmania’s southeast. Record rain and flash flooding inundate Hobart. Storm damage at the University of Tasmania. I wonder how many old friends were flooded.

Read More · 31 May 2018 · Comment

Brexit Bites

Mate, I really don’t care. The issue of Brexit was settled almost two years ago. We have ten years from the point at which we leave the European Union to negotiate a free trade agreement. Your next ten years are irrelevant. I was not prepared to end up with absolutely the most harmful outcome imaginable. If they don’t support and help Theresa May to get a deal, there is the risk of having somebody much, much more aggressive. You’re deluded if you think you’ll be able to blame the debacle just on them. I’m beginning to think I may have voted the wrong way.

Read More · 25 May 2018 · 1 Comment

Zone Rouge

The Argentine river that appeared overnight.

France’s silent spring.

The struggle over how to remake Puerto Rico.

Rising sea levels reshape Miami’s housing market.

“Plastic is literally everywhere.” The mutant enzyme that eats it.

Electric buses are affecting oil demand.

Green Belt. Zone Rouge.

26 April 2018 · Comment

Topiary Bestiary

Rebuilding a sculpture destroyed by ISIS.

Tim Winton on how young men are being shackled to misogyny.

Molly Ringwald revisits The Breakfast Club.

Have I Got an Excuse For You.

Zombie Simpsons: no brains.

Wakanda shakes the world.

“My son fell over. This is my report.”

Topiary bestiary.

Squares turning into circles.

Old Navy rips off an artist and dares her to sue. Happens all too often, but this is such a blatant example.

26 April 2018 · Comment

The Only Thing on the Menu

A few links to finish the month on, political and otherwise.

Read More · 31 March 2018 · Comment

Capricciosa

David Graeber on changing the course of human history.

Why Melburnians should love Lygon Street again.

In China and Japan, a copy is just as good as an original.

Nocturnal drone landscapes.

Crushing a candy floss competition.

There’s even more garbage in the Pacific than we thought.

This is a boring shark attack.

“The Ace of Spades” on an actual spade.

We’re all gonna die.

26 March 2018 · Comment

The Hounds of Love

One of the greatest Google searches there is.

Read More · 5 March 2018 · Comment

How About Now?

Time to catch up on some links.

Read More · 13 February 2018 · Comment

Some Sheep

A Bucketful of Happiness. Darth Vader sans vocoder. Seagulls!

Stuckie the mummified dog.

Some sheep.

Australian nicknaming conventions.

Read More · 21 January 2018 · Comment

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