Monthly Archives: September 2014

can’t miss cheesecake

This is my version of a simple, trial n error perfect cheesecake. Melt 200 gms butter in a pot; crumb a packet of shortbread biscuits (Nice or Scotch Fingers), add to the melted butter with 2 tablespoons raw sugar & … Continue reading

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harm fabric

“Project Runway” mentor Tim Gunn has said that he had a difficult time coming out, as his family was terribly homophobic. He officially came out when he was 29 and he is now an inspiration to people across the world. … Continue reading

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Dave Crowder Band How He Loves Us

Youtube the above; it’s worth it. Google the incident at Madison university library in Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA where a group of young students blocked out the hate rant of a preacher by singing the above song, fervent, affectionate, impassioned. A friend … Continue reading

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Little Crackers

Considered a “filler” by ABC TV programming, this is a Sky1 product. I saw the one about the little boy who likes the girl outfits & toys. Mum interests him in a Robin Hood outfit of fluoru green lycra: “These … Continue reading

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10 influential books

1. Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde. 3 gay characters in search of an MO: DG, narcissist; the painter: ineffectual, Lord Henry, also sounding full of missed opportunities, a voice from the sofa. 2. Aubade, early gay coming of age … Continue reading

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vale matthew shepard

Since the atrocious death & crucifixion on a barbed wire fence in October 1998 in Laramie, Wyoming, of 21 year old Matthew Shepard, his family had to endure the disgusting protest by the Westboro Baptist church at the funeral. Recently, … Continue reading

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guests at a dinner party

Two close friends of mine are Scottish Australians: one MacDonald the other Douglass; both feel involved in the approaching referendum. They, from a recent canvas, would vote No & Yes respectively. A while ago our magnificent state art gallery ran … Continue reading

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