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“Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.”- Carl Jung

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Pictorial interlude – Cheating, Instructions in the toilet, when janitors have enough, poem and a miracle of alcohol

Took a couple of days for myself and of course I cannot go without getting some amusing pictures to brighten up your day.

Cheers!

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Does this crab look more like Charles Clarke or Jimmy Hill?

I can’t quite decide myself – it has the Clarke whiskers and the Hill chin although I am sure it’s not a predator lookalike  …

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Poetic Interlude – Candles

Seemed appropriate to match my mood this evening … Candles by Constantine P Cavafy :

The days of the future stand in front of us

Like a line of candles all alight—-

Golden and warm and lively little candles.

The days that are past are left behind,

A mournful row of candles that are […]

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Poetic Interlude

Whilst reading an article on Air Tax (yes, really) over at Pravda, I came across a reference to a poem by Edward Estlin Cummings (or more usually known as e e cummings) entitled When Serpents Bargain.

Before the poem itself, some analysis as to its meaning :

Mankind is fond of setting himself above […]

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