“Hope thou not much, and fear thou not at all.”
A poet of some notoriety, Algernon Charles Swinburne kept society and his critics inflamed. Said one of Swinburne’s Poems and Ballads (1865), he is “an unclean fiery imp considered to be “unclean for the sake of uncleaness.” Thought of as bawdy and anti-Christian, the book of poetry was viciously attacked in the press. Swinburne came close to criminal prosecution. Many critics could...
Living on Wheels
Fiscally quite screwed, I’d often said I’d end up living in the back up of my pick-up truck. No van down by the river for me! Deciding to see how viable that really was, I discovered that many people already are living that way. Many families already are. Some in major cities. Most convert the truck with camper kits or self-made campers you can get plans for or you can come up with...
Short Sharp Science: Why is our shrinking moon... →
Recent stretch marks have been found on the moon, a surprising find given previous evidence that the moon is shrinking.
Poor Tesla. If only the thronging females had all...
beneath the surface we rub up against each other will we capsize in the surge...– Kazim Ali, from “Sleep Door” (via proustitute)
sitasays asked: I knew instantly from the very first post I encountered on your blog about tea that I had to follow you. I'm a huge fan of Republic of Tea and Celestial Seasoning's Tension Tamer. If you are looking to order bulk tea, I would suggest going to the Mountain Rose Herb site. I'm a fan. Anyway, off to read the rest of your blog. ~Sita
Be wet with a decent happiness. — Robert Creeley, from “The Rain”
Tea is drunk to forget the din of the world....
Fucking Tea. Do not attempt to keep us apart. Tea…is a religion of the art of life. ~Okakura It is not a new or cool thing, my obsession with tea. An entire cupboard is dedicated to various kinds, many bought by the ounce (oh, green metal tea, I adore you). It goes beyond plopping a bag into a mug. But I am not quite as obsessed as to have a ceremony dictated by all tea repasts...