Friday, December 30, 2011

Island, Abandoned

  "One can never know for sure  
  what a deserted area looks like"  
  - George Carlin  

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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

50 Books Challenge

Bookshop Heaven

In 2012, I've decided to take part in the 50 books challenge.
It's simple enough, finish 50 books from the 1st of January to 31st of December. After I finish a book I will write a post with thoughts, criticisms, and my general experience reading the book. I will also be posting a 'book poster' which will add a visual touch to the blog post, as well as an Instagram of the book cover. 

I may succeed, I may fail or the world may end (see Mayan calendar apocalypse).

Now I must confess I've kind of cheated already.
Bad start, I know, but technically it's not cheating. I think.

The books I'm reading this month (December 2011) I'm going to hold off finishing until January next year and since I'm over halfway through about seven books already, I'll be able to get a massive head start during January. 

So, it's not cheating. Just very cunning.

Have a Merry Christmas and a safe, wonderful New Year.

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Saturday, December 17, 2011

The Sweet Spot

Red And Yellow Macaroons at The Sweet Spot

  So there's a place near  
  where I live called  
  'The Spot'  
  and there's a  
  coffee/cake/pastry shop there called  
  'The Sweet Spot'  

  They had rows of  
  scrumptious looking cakes.  
  It took a while for me  
  and my friend to decide.  

  I had the banana,  
  she had the raspberry.  
  And we both had  
  deliciously frothy  
  cappuccinos paired  
  with a macaron.  

  First time I tasted macarons.  
  Yes, I know.  
  Where have I been?  

  Really did hit the spot.  
  (Sorry, couldn't resist)  

Friday, December 16, 2011

That's A Wrap

  Christmas yet again.  
  The things I love most  
  about this time of the year  
  are not the presents, or the food  
  (though those are good too)  
  but all the  
  wrapping and decorating.  

  The secretive wrapping,  
  like you're bundling up  
  a joyful secret.  

  All the pretty lights  
  and tacky, shiny things  
  and the miniature  
  baby Jesus.  

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Monday, December 12, 2011

Outpost Street Art Exhibition // Part 2

  Part two.  
  Part one here.  

  ...As the storm brews from the west  
  and the winds blow dust   
  into our poor little eyes  
  we take refuge inside.  

  There we find a man  
  hanging from the ceiling,  
  Mother Monster plastered  
  on a heavily graffitied wall,  
  and most would miss a tiny  
  drawing of a man waving.  

  Burst of colours would  
  jarringly meld with the  
  browns, the rusts, the siennas  
  of the industrial space,  
  including a dazzle of  
  pink from Pola's now  
  famous tights.  

  After all the pretty, ugly  
  things are seen.  
  We head back to the most  
  beautiful harbour in the planet.  

  Where we fill our bellies  
  with pies with faces on them.  

  Have a great week.  
  Love, Jesue  

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Sunday, December 11, 2011

Outpost Street Art Exhibition // Part 1

  My friend Pola and I  
  hopped on a ferry to   
  Cockatoo Island.  
  It was sunny at first.  
  But the dark grey clouds  
  loomed above us.  

  We saw street art in  
  abandoned factory buildings.  

  There was a house with skulls,  
  robots made from bits of rubbish,  
  wrecked Holden Commodores,  
  an entire room splashed with colour  
  and t-shirts that glowed.  

  There was mixed media  
  and graffiti art inside  
  a creepy, dark tunnel.  

  But once outside,  
  the clouds got darker and greyer...  

  To be continued.  

  Part two here.  

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