Sunday, December 12, 2004

Sunday Driving

A mixed-race, bisexual outsider who was socialized in the club culture of her small English town, Helen Walsh fled to Barcelona, Spain, at 16, where she worked fixing up prostitutes and johns before moving to Liverpool, cleaning up her act and sitting down to write a novel. Considered one of the raciest tales of British sex-and-drug culture since Irvine Welsh's "Trainspotting," "Brass" has earned Walsh a lot of hype and, because it's so well written, possible staying power as well. Worth looking into. more »

Crystal Ball Stolen - The crystal, used as a tool by mediums and for curing disease, belonged to maverick philosopher, mathematician and astrologer John Dee, a consultant to Elizabeth I. Fine, comprehensive post with graphics by DW on Dee @ Invisible College; more »

Santa got drunk yesterday. He cursed. He smoked. He took off his clothes in public. It was Santacon, an annual gathering of nasty Santas, in which some 500 naughty Clauses marched through the city, shouting, drinking, raising gentle mayhem. Santarchy; more »

Roald Dahl's Charlie & The Chocolate Factory directed by Tim Burton is looking mighty nice. Film Pics; seen @ Jenn's

Sunday Quote - In the depth of winter I finally learned that within me lay an invincible summer.
~Albert Camus



The Simpsons' Treehouse of Horror VIII


It wasn't long after 9/11, September 11, 2001, that I began this website. I felt compelled to connect with other people around the globe. I had recently heard about "weblogs" or "blogs" and I dove right into I searched for others to connect with online and I found Ageless. It led to meeting many great friends to discuss events of the day. From then on it snowballed. Most importantly we offered one another support and friendship across the globe; finding that we were just a few keystrokes away.


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