April 27, 2011

Get the look: kind pa who might take you sailing

Be that grandfather you always wish you had had, instead of that tyrant who smoked on the dunny and flogged you with his belt. Be the kind of kind grandfatherly type who wears boat shoes ($120— […]
April 27, 2011

And so it began: The Hunter Cycle Planning Network

The Newcastle Star is a free paper, with a real estate section so large it can be collected, and used to build actual real estate. That’s a true fact. They also employ a very talented journalist […]
April 27, 2011

Catenary chandeliers

Remember Gaudi’s catenary models? His buildings were designed upside down. Each year I hang a chain in front of my students, and tell them about Gaudi, and about each link being in equal tension as each […]
April 27, 2011

Dr. Behooving’s Quotable Quotes

Dear fellow wonderful people, after recently hearing so many pithy quips roll mellifluously from my tongue, I believe the time may be nigh for Dr. Behooving to formulate a BIG FREAKING LIST!!!! Over time I shall […]
April 26, 2011

Get the look: local expert

It was my great pleasure today to show a journalist about my fine town. For the occasion I chose an artfully stressed linen shirt, sleeves rolled up as though I mean business. Mr. fix-it sets sight […]