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The glowing sheep of old Sussex


I got nothin’ tonight. I’ve been doing housework(!) all evening, so please enjoy this picture Uncle B took earlier this Summer. (Yes, of course you can have it large and in color).

Now is probably the time to give the old mustelid a shout-out. I’ve taken almost none of the photos I’ve posted during this year’s fete season, he has. Uncle B is an enthusiastic photographer with a much better eye than mine.

This pisses me off. I went to art school, you know.

On the other hand, I’m also incredibly lazy and opportunistic, so having his visual record of our adventures has been most helpful.


Comment from Durnedyankee
Time: September 25, 2017, 9:18 pm

I envy his eye for photos. I personally could manage to screw up photos of the Garden of Eden and make it look like a Polaroid snap of some Traveler encampment after they’ve moved on.

Is the “glowing sheep” perchance a reference to the holy lambs of Gawd that are sometimes seen in England’s pastures wandering outside of the dark Satanic mills?

Comment from Some Vegetable
Time: September 26, 2017, 12:08 am

Uhm, DurnYankee

Nothing so wonderful as ‘The holy lambs of Gawd®‘ there I’m afraid.

Everybody knows that glowing sheep are only used for making light wool sweaters.

I’ll see myself out…

Comment from Tim Carlson
Time: September 26, 2017, 3:26 am

“…doing housework(!) all evening…”

Sometimes I think I would rather be cleaning the restroom at the local gas station than wading through the shite that’s become more and more prevalent on social media.

I really need to unplug before I pops an o-ring.

Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 26, 2017, 10:53 am

I’ve come to believe Twitter is genuinely bad for people’s mental health. I think the pace of it is part of the problem — giving the brain a little serotonin hit every thirty seconds or so — and the fact so many people surround themselves only with agreeable voices. Agreeable to their own opinions, I mean.

It makes people crazy, I tell you.

Comment from Durnedyankee
Time: September 26, 2017, 1:01 pm

I don’t twit (I may be one though)

But lately I’ve been immensely amused by the Prez buying up all the available space in progressive heads with his random 144 letter state of his mind posts.
Foreign Exchange President Big Ears would hire analysts and PR guys and lawyers to take six months to plan for one of his pen and phone adventures in Presidential ruling.
Trump is using Twitter to come at them from all directions on a daily basis sometimes with 10 words or less.

I don’t think he plans it that way, I think he’s ADHD, but I have to admire the effect.
His ” don’t give your opponents time to rest or regroup ” behavior is optimum, if unintentional, and wouldn’t be possible without Twitter.

Comment from Durnedyankee
Time: September 26, 2017, 1:07 pm

@Some Veg
I would nominate you for awesome pun award if Dame Stoaty had provided for such a thing.

Comment from Ric Fan
Time: September 26, 2017, 3:40 pm

Twitter is great if you know how to use it. I love the English history ones where people go to all the old churches and photograph and post details:

There are 100s of these types of accounts.

PS: I want a house with rafters with wood angels carved in them looking down on me. Pain in the ass to dust but oh so pretty….

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