'Copperfield,' said Mr. Micawber, 'farewell! Every happiness and prosperity! If, in the progress of revolving years, I could persuade myself that my blighted destiny had been a warning to you, I should feel that I had not occupied another man's place in existence altogether in vain.
- Wilkins Micawber
WWCC - Loyaulte Mi Lie
"Hope is the fuel of progress and fear is the prison in which you put yourself" - Tony Benn
#408. Sixty three not out forever.
This doco, The Men Who Brought the Dawn on History, is very, very good.
that somedays i can say too much ...
Am wet and hungry. Watching the Social Network later. Maybe they should make a film about Cricket Web. Could have a scene like the one at the start of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 with all the Harry Potters, but with Precams.
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RIP Craigos. A true CW legend. You will be missed.
I'm thinking I should get up shortly. The hard decisions a student must make.
"He's [Michael Clarke] on Twitter saying sorry for not walking? Mate if he did that in our side there'd be hell to play. AB would chuck his Twitter box off the balcony or whatever it is. Sorry for not walking? Jesus Christ man."RIP CraigosKnowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it into a fruit salad
I wish to have my say about the show Australian Master Chef. I think it should be taken off air as the participants are not mature enough to handle the emotional ups and downs of the show.
"I am sorry Sophie but your cake wasn't up to scratch"
"I am so sorry" *starts crying*
Do we have to have tears every episode - are people not capable of accepting constructive criticism without breaking down. Just ban the show - if the participants can not conduct themselves like adults.
Imagine if they conducted themselves like that in real life - I am pulling you over for speeding - OMG tears roll down the drivers face.
I realise that the pressure of TV must get to you after a while but get a grip.
I got great enjoyment shouting "WHY THE **** ISN'T THIS GAME BEING PLAYED AT THE BASIN?!>!?!?" to reasonably significant cheers from the sparse crowdOverrated XI Warner, Burns, Steve Smith, Rahane, Bairstow, Alecz Day, Donovan Grobelaar, Luke Ronchi, Faulkner, Dan Christian, Permaulone day NZ will bring chappell to his knees in a puddle of his own tears and you'll see Phlegm on his belly greedily tasting every delicious tear before watching the hope fade from that old ****s eyes.
Haha, excellent post.
had a good chuckle from this .
SOME time ago, when approached by the one-time AC/DC bassist Mark Evans for advice on writing his book of memoirs, I emphasised that if ever in doubt, whack in more anecdotes. As in, leave the heavy analysis to the music writers, while you deliver on what only you can - yarns from life on the road with the lads.
Released a fortnight ago, Dirty Deeds is a beauty and is indeed chocka with great yarns, including this one: in April 1977, Evans finds himself at the end of two days straight of rampaging through Paris with lead singer Bon Scott, who he describes as like ''your slightly crazed uncle … the one who gets outrageously pissed at weddings and tries it on with all the young lassies''. As the sun comes up over the Boulevard Saint-Germain, Evans and Scott repair to the hotel balcony to share one last bottle of Bordeaux.
''We were well and truly lit up and savouring a stunning Parisian sunrise,'' Evans recounts. ''Life was good. I'd come a long way from Prahran - and in a pretty short time. As I was having a serious gloat to Bon, who was somewhat the worse for wear after two days on the turps, he stared fixedly at the Eiffel Tower with an odd look on his face.
'''What's up, mate?' I asked him.
''Slowly, Bon turned to me. 'You know,' he said, 'there's a tower just like that in Paris.'
its a keeper
Seriously though, on a reality TV show you need a certain amount of emotionally driven contestants so you get enough drama to keep the show interesting; so I think the more contestants like "Sophie", the better for the producers of a reality TV show.
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