Archive for March, 2000

03.29.00 Wednesday It’s tasty… and that’s all I have to say about that. Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. – William Jennings Bryan The resounding thud of wood on wood is a […]

Hokey Cokey

03.27.00 Monday It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies. – Arthur Calwell We’ve all done it, some may lie and tell you they haven’t but we are all guilty of pandering to our desires and submitting to our weakness and allowing what we try so hard to finish to […]

E-Go

03.24.00 Friday There is no sin except stupidity. – Oscar Wilde, The Critic As Artist I climbed out of the Jeep, tossing my sunglasses onto the seat and swinging the door shut, the usual spark of electricity discharging itself through my fingers. The sun warmed my face, ironic since I was at Club Tan purchasing […]

Spring!

03.20.00 Monday The smallest deed is far greater than the grandest intention. – Anon For the first time in quite a while I am taken over by an overwhelming sense of well-being and comfort with my life. I realized this weekend that the feeling of being ‘in transition’ has disappeared almost completely with the move […]

St. Patrick was English you know…

03.17.00 Friday “Write this down you toad-faced frump… I love pancakes!” “Good God, I’ve been adopted by a Benetton Ad.” – Stewie, Family Guy. When I first saw Christina I knew that I was going to have to do whatever I could to make her mine. The timing of our meeting was impeccable and from […]

Truncated

03.10.00 Saturday “Because I am a Bastard…” – Ernest Hemingway, Americans In Paris (When asked why he had deserted his wife for another woman). I was going to go into a long and convoluted explanation of my feelings and attempt to show how in fact I have already forgiven Jenny and how I really don’t […]

Humour Me and Tell Me Lies

03.08.00 Wednesday Everyone threw the blame on me. I have noticed that they nearly always do. I suppose it is because they think I shall be able to bear it best. – Winston Churchill, My Early Life. I am sure that there will always be things that will be beyond my comprehension. Certain theories relating […]

Aftershocks

03.07.00 Tuesday I’ve been going out with a girl Her name is Julie But last night she said to me While we were watching telly… (This is what she said) She said “Listen John I love you, But there’s this bloke I fancy I don’t want to two-time you So it’s the end for you […]

Date, Cheat, Repeat…

But February made me shiver, With every paper I delivered. Bad news on the doorstep, I couldn’t take one more step. I can’t remember if I cried When I read about his widowed Bride But something touched me deep inside The day the music died – Don McLean, American Pie Part I. Watching it all […]

Welcome to March 2000

March 2000. I am a man More sinn’d against than sinning. -William Shakespeare, King Lear. I am once again the proud (and may I say very proud) owner of my own home. It has been a long 6 years since my departure from 578 Bradley Drive in Whitby and I have missed it a great […]