'I'm always looking for the Hows and the Whys and the Whats,' said Muskrat, 'That is why I speak as I do. You've heard of Muskrat's Much-in-Little, of course?'
'No,' said the child. 'What is it?'
- The Mouse and his Child. Russell Hoban.

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Thursday, 1 January 2009

Eye Candy Day 5



A special bit of eye candy this first day of 2009. This is the rather nice Doug Kinsella who is on the cover of my new calendar. Needless to say, I only bought the calendar to help out the New Zealand Child Cancer Foundation. If you wish, you can order next year's from the firemans calendar site here.

7 comments:

  1. There's that 'low' I was talking about - showing us THAT while there is still turkey left on the platter...hehe.

    But the photo has given me inspiration for 2009 and I now have a new goal - I want a fire truck !

    I'm nothing if not realistic and no amount of dieting or gym work will give me a Kinsella body.

    Best $10 you ever spent, I'd think.

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  2. Hello from last year! Here in England it's still 2008 of course but I wish you all the very best for 2009.

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  3. He has feelings you know... he is not just a piece of meat ....

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  4. also, we have got some plans for 2010 to come your way ......

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  5. Ah, I know Moon. He is a really nice chap (I wrote that), but I'm intrigued about the 'also'. You are coming this way - to New Zealand? AND you have a heavenly body too?

    PS my Eye Candy Day should just be taken with a pinch of ..er.. sugar. I am usually so overly and deeply sensitive to others' feelings, once a month I have to redress the balance. :-)


    PPS Just joking in my first two sentences. Keep in touch! Maybe I can help with a personally-crafted itinerary. And by 2010, The Last Visible Dog Bed and Breakfast should be open too!

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  6. Oh dear. What IS IT about New Zealand Sheilas and muscular firemen? Jackie Collins in "Lethal Seduction" expounded on it, but I didn't really believe her until now.

    HAPPY NEW YEAR KATHERINE! I watched fireworks over Auckland much earlier today - on TV - but our last UK midnight of 2008 is still almost four hours away.

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  7. HAPPY NEW YEAR to you too YP! Raises (reading) glasses.

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