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Well it certainly has not been the holiday I expected. For those of you who have been wondering why there has been deafening silence here … it is NOT due to holidays, but rather to misfortune. Rather than recite the story, please visit here. But briefly, my father-in-law was involved in a very serious cycling accident … he is recovering slowly, but...

Sharing Ze Santa Love

love & santa Originally uploaded by joujoubee. Mack Collier’s Z-Lister meme keeps going from strength to strength … it not only generates a lot of interlinking and connecting of networks, but is also unearthing some FANTASTIC blogs and interesting personalities. I have been spending some time just tracking down the links to you all and have...

Fabricating Online Memories

Happy Memories Originally uploaded by doc18. I remember seeing someone in a crowd and thinking to myself, “well I haven’t seen her for ages!”. So I walked over to her, smiling, catching her eye and attention. We were only steps apart and I can remember being happy … pleased to be reconnecting. I just couldn’t remember the LAST time...

Onamatapoeia

The Book of Lost Books Originally uploaded by IVSTINIANVS. When I began seriously studying English in high school, I fell in love with the word onamatapoeia. It was a word that you could roll around your mouth … and its meaning … well I am sure you know. My interest in more hardcore learning had been stimulated by a friend of our family … a...

Standing out in a sea

Santa crowd surf Originally uploaded by gdanny. Everyone is blogging about the new credibility offered to us all by the TIME magazine “person of the year” cover story. Mack Collier counts 1300 — which is quite a sphere of influence! But Mack also has a great post analysing and questioning the outcomes of this new found profile. Now, I...