On D+6 the mess secretary and I went to Chatham, to tell the music shop to collect the piano, and to pay up the hire charges. We decided to make a last day out of it and we had tea in a caf, had a look at the naval dockyard where a lot of activity was going on, visited a hostelry and finished up at the pictures. We had come into town by bus, but when we left the cinema, we decided to walk home, the weather being warm and pleasant.
Dad had always had feet and legs that hurt and it never stopped him from work and shenanigans, but Uncle Sam didn want him. Dad tried the Navy and they agreed with the Army. In later years, Dad wished he had tried the Coast Guard, thinking that since they didn march, he might have been accepted.
I have two different ways that I record my gardens. I start with a blank journal where I record names of new garden plants each year and changes in garden design. I also use that journal to walk around my gardens each fall to record what worked, what didn’t, and what I want to try different the next year.
1. She streaked through a forest for ‘Suicide Squad’ After director David Ayer cast her in the role of Enchantress for his upcoming supervillain movie, he encouraged her to immerse herself fearlessly into the part. ‘[He] asked me to go and try and find a forest and, if it was a full moon, get naked and walk through the woods with my feet in the mud, which I did’, she told W Magazine.
“If you’re doin’ business with a religious son of a bitch, get it in writing. His word isn’t worth shit, not with the Good Lord tellin’ him how to fuck you on the deal.” That excellent advice, offered long ago by William S. Burroughs, puts the Iran’s chief Jew hater in the proper perspective.
6: Frank Sinatra: best is yet to come. Though he lived life his way, a heart attack ultimately did the celebrated crooner in on May 14, 1998 at age 82. The 700 guests in attendance at his funeral, which included actors, musicians, and political figures such as Tony Bennett, Ed McMahon, Gregory Peck, Don Rickles, and Nancy Reagan, confirmed Sinatra status as music royalty.
Smartphone is really very smartWith the limitless advancements in technology especially in the areas of communication, internet, and wireless connections, we are witnessing and experiencing discoveries that we could never think of even in our dreams. It is a sort of many dreams have come true in our lifetime. Now we have the iPhone medicine or iPhone Doctor..
Balibo was not just the best Aussie film I’ve seen in years, possibly ever. It was just one of the best films I’ve ever seen, full stop. Granted, it took a while to get used to the idea of Jose Ramos Horta as a wise cracking action hero, and the script’s almost Pulp Fiction like playing with timelines took at least three minutes to find a comfortable rhythm, but after that the movie settles down into that rarest of niches a witty, exciting, intelligent action thriller, driven by insight and violence in equal measure, brilliantly, scripted, performed, filmed and edited..