When I was young, Karl May‘s books about the German hero of the American plains: the ‘manly’ Old Shatterhand and his bloodbrother friendship with the ‘nobel’ Winnetou, kept me company. Birthdays were spent at the cinema, watching Lex Barker and Pierre Brice in the films made of the books… the wild west shot in Yugoslavia. [ G ]
So you want to be a writer? So write! Here’s some tips on how to start and how to get published.
Intel makes Guinness taste nicer. Sure you know the Guinness is aytin’ and computin’ at the same time!
Blur’s Damon Alburn with an impressive shiner. He ‘fell off his bike’.
My god, the Dutch go weblog! (Are we the Japanese of the web…) Check prolific’s loggerheads page. Good thing too, because without sikkema.net I wouldn’t have known daylight saving time started last Sunday!
Interesting how German tabloid magazine ‘Bild‘ manages to recreate their tacky design on line. [ G ]
BBC 2’s Food and Drink is back on the tube on Tuesdays @ 8.30pm. Unfortunately, Jilly Goolden – whose nose is the least attractive thing I’ve ever seen stuck in a wine glass – now presents it. The site hosts a great collection of recipes to try out: shallot tarte-tatin really gets me going.
Kamagurka’s a Belgian cartoonist. Belgian humour is of the more surreal kind. Go shake hands with Cowboy Henk. [ D ] [ E ] [ F ] [ G ] etc.