Saturday, April 30, 2011

Funny Quotes of the Week 122

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

"What other man within the walls of parliament, however hasty, rude and petulant, hath exhibited such manifold instances of bad manners, bad feelings, bad reasonings, bad language and bad law?" (Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864), British poet, on Henry Peter Brougham (1778-1868), British statesman and author)

"There's nothing wrong with you that reincarnation won't cure." (Jack E. Leonard)

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Photo of the week: Helsinki beach

Yes, I am looking forward to summer. Winter has been long enough already. So when I'm picking a photo for the "photo of the week" post, I choose this one from a beach in Helsinki a couple of years ago. Warm, lazy and beautiful.


Saturday, April 23, 2011

Funny Quotes of the Week 121

"He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I know." (Abraham Lincoln)

"To disagree with three-fourths of the British public is one of the first requisites of sanity." (Oscar Wilde)

"Attila the Hen" (Clement Freud on Margaret Thatcher)

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Photo of the week: Pride

It is spring. In just a few months, there will be pride days and pride parade in Oslo again, celebrating the diversity of the Norwegian society. So I post a photo from a few years ago reminding me of that.


Saturday, April 16, 2011

Funny Quotes of the Week 120

"I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it." (Groucho Marx)

"We did not conceive it possible that even Mr Lincoln would produce a paper so slipshod, so loose-joined, so puerile, not alone in literary construction, but in its ideas, its sentiments, its grasp. He has outdone himself." (Chicago Times (1863) on Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address (19 November 1863))

"I've noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born." (Ronald Reagan)