Sunday, March 21, 2010

Howdy Doody
Don’t you think it would be horrid to live in a world without seasons? I find towards the end of summer I’m kind of looking forward to getting snugly and then towards the end of winter, I’m rearing to get out and get a bit sun on my back and colour on my cheeks. So now roll on winter.

Anyhows, I digress: this week’s page is….. ummm, The Page With No Name. You see, I’ve made it up but without pics (hence no title either). I’ve used the Kaiser Craft range (see attached) which is currently one of my fave paper ranges. I think the papers lend themselves towards sepia pics, possibly with a bit of a heritage feel but I don’t see why you can’t use colour and any pics that take your fancy. You will need:
1 A5 landscape (half an A4, 20cm x 15cm)
3 (2up’s, 10cm x 7.5) landscape
1 jumbo – portrait

Workshops are on a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday morning 09h30 – 12h30 and Thursday evening 18h00 – 21h00 unless otherwise stated. And still the cheapest workshops in town.

Sadly, I have absolutely no news this week. There is an ancient Chinese curse that goes “May you live in interesting times” so maybe it’s just as well.
When phoning me on my land line, I’d be grateful if you’d use my new Vox line instead: 087 802 9718. It won’t cost you any more than the Telkom line.

I’ll end with this bit of a fun – nothing more enjoyable than an intelligent insult…..

When Insults Had Class ...
Glorious insults from an era when 4 letter words were not used in public!

The exchange between Churchill & Lady Astor: "If you were my husband I'd give you poison." "If you were my wife, I'd drink it."

A member of Parliament to Disraeli: "Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease."
Disraeli: "That depends, Sir, whether I embrace your policies or your mistress."

"He had delusions of adequacy." - Walter Kerr

"He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire." - Winston Churchill

"I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure." Clarence Darrow

"He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary." - William Faulkner (about Ernest Hemingway).

"Thank you for sending me a copy of your book; I'll waste no time reading it." - Moses Hadas

"I didn't attend the funeral but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it." - Mark Twain

"He has no enemies but is intensely disliked by his friends.." - Oscar Wilde "

I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend.... if you have one." - George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill
"Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second... if there is one." - Winston Churchill, in response.

"I feel so miserable without you; it's almost like having you here." - Stephen Bishop

"He is a self-made man and worships his creator." - John Bright

"I've just learned about his illness. Let's hope it's nothing trivial." - Irvin S. Cobb

"He is not only dull himself; he is the cause of dullness in others." - Samuel Johnson

"He is simply a shiver looking for a spine to run up." - Paul Keating

"In order to avoid being called a flirt, she always yielded easily." - Charles, Count Talleyrand"He loves nature in spite of what it did to him." - Forrest Tucker

"Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without an address on it?" - Mark Twain

"His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork." - Mae West

"Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go." - Oscar Wilde

"He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts... for support rather than illumination." - Andrew Lang (1844-1912)

"He has Van Gogh's ear for music." - Billy Wilder

"I've had a perfectly wonderful evening but this wasn't it." - Groucho Marx

Take care and happy scrapping!

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