Saturday, July 21, 2012

Uncle Zip:

"Harrison is often called a 'writer's writer,' a compliment that can cut both ways. How does he feel about this? In reply he describes the 'practice crag' found in almost every Peak District town or village. 'It may not be much higher than this room,' he says, 'but every single way of getting to the top of it will have been worked out over 50 or 60 years.' At the same time, there will always be 'some last great problem that nobody's solved. The guy who will solve it may not be the best climber in Britain, but the best climber in Britain will turn up one day in the summer to watch the local guy who can do it. And I always wanted to be that local guy, as a writer. To be that technical, that familiar with a certain locality, and within those terms, able.'"
Thursday, July 19, 2012

"Mavis Beacon's neck gets long & she bursts out of her clothes. She was a bronto all along. 'Type my new name APATOSAUR,' she thunders."

(thx suz h.)
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
"Book Condition: Used: Acceptable. This is an acceptable looking ex-library book. Besides the usual labels and stamps this book also has a thrown around look and feel making this a good cheap reading copy.  Book Price: $169.95 USD."

Tuesday, July 17, 2012
ACT (Aesthetically Claimed Thing): These strings
Monday, July 16, 2012

Kris Taeleman, The Northern Lights from Pitt Meadows, 15 July 2012

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