Started by SueC, July 26, 2019, 04:56:54
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Quote from: SueC on July 26, 2019, 04:56:54Please don't read it if you are offended by graphic references to Australian public school sex education practices (they involve vegetables). Bwahaha.
Quote from: SueC on July 28, 2019, 10:55:29I got in a bit of trouble with a nun at Marist Sisters College in Sydney because of a related thing... She objected to the fact that I had repeated to the students something a friend of mine had said when she had a persistent stalker. ...
Quote from: SueC on July 29, 2019, 08:59:28I do sometimes wonder how nuns arrive at such conclusions.
Quote from: SueC on July 29, 2019, 09:46:53From my experience working in their schools, the laity is nice in general. It's the hierarchy where the rot sets in, as usual, whether in religious or secular institutions.
QuoteMusically, what I chiefly enjoy about The Cure is their ability to create really evocative soundscapes. There's space in their music, and they don't tend to overcrowd their songs. I enjoy the way they use their instruments to create intricate textures and patterns, and the frequently striking tonal beauty of the guitars, reminiscent of the way people play cellos and violas.
Quote from: SueC on July 30, 2019, 12:36:52Did you ever read the original essay I linked to, when it came out?
Quote from: Ulrich on July 29, 2019, 10:49:43Quote from: SueC on July 29, 2019, 09:46:53From my experience working in their schools, the laity is nice in general. It's the hierarchy where the rot sets in, as usual, whether in religious or secular institutions.I do agree. And I also agree that Lou Reed's "New York" is a great album (I listened to it this year a few times, it's 30 years old now!)...
Quote from: SueC on August 01, 2019, 04:18:14By the way, cockroaches are amazingly resistant to being microwaved, but this resistance disappears when you flip them upside-down. Just another science thing.