Monthly Archives: October 2014

Graphical Manipulations #106: Gough, El Nino, Dummkopf, The Rat, Idiots T Shirts And Red Herrings!


Like many of my peers back in the 60’s and 70’s we had slumbered through the days of Ming and his less impressive successors with an underlying discomfort that there must be something more to life than what was offered. … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #105: Shirtfronts, T Shirts, The Rat, Command, Confidence, And Other Bits!


Hmmm! ‘Shirtfronting’ seems, these days, to have a different connotation to that I recall from my Sandgroper days. In those days of callow youth when the brain was predominantly controlled by the gonads and testosterone, the fine art of ‘Shirtfronting’, … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #104: Moving, Hate, Tunnel Light, The Rat, Doormats, Commanders And Trust!


Cynic (say sin-ik) noun a person who believes that people’s reasons for doing things are selfish, bad, or for ulterior motives and shows this by sneering at them. Cynical adjective, cynically adverb, cynicism noun (Thanks Oxford). I’ve never been one … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #103: Dinner, Pigs, Lies, That Rat, Calmness and Miniaturisation!


Having just watched the ABC’s Four Corners related to surveillance our concerns about our government behaving like Big Brother under Scotty Morrison’s new Ministry Of Everything has led to the necessity of the family Deknarf turning to the craft of … Continue reading

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