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The Abortion (or: are you kidding me?)

An Olive Street recollection.

Those of you who are old enough to remember Richard Brautigan will recognize the first part of my title as a reference to his novella about an abortion in Mexico that did not go well. 298 more words



It’s an old saying, but it rings true – clothes maketh the man. I believe they maketh the woman as well. Whether we like it or not, first impressions are often made by the way in which an individual is ‘turned-out’, and sartorial choices can speak volumes as to what kind of individual we are encountering. 958 more words

Pop Culture

Whey cool

Hey –  where are the  curds and whey?

Once upon a time, in my ‘I’m probably gonna be a hippy when I grow up’ days, I got a hot off the presses book club edition of: 304 more words


The Nice Guys

Here is a film with no redeeming social value whatever, except that it will tickle your funny bone, startle you with sudden shock and leave you feeling invigorated afterwards. 640 more words

The 1970s

I’ve heard people say the 1970s was the decade style forgot, I can’t imagine for a moment why – I looked just fine…………

PHOTOS: the Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink

I had just purchased a medium format, twin lens camera and, as usual, I was out riding around looking for something to shoot. I happened upon an old wooden structure built in the 1930’s in the Six Mile Creek area of rural southern Hillsborough County, Tampa, FL.

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Alan Robinson's Account

Dear Tony

Thanks again for another very interesing E Mail. The reason I have been a bit slower in replying is;- I’VE BEEN SCRUTINISING YOUR WEB SITE !!! 1,366 more words

The 1970s