Archive for December, 2006



Well, I’ve run out of Christmas Lizards just in time – or it will the New Year. I don’t have anything in particular that is an obvious candidate for more Lizards because most of what I have is destined for the book. But Lizard does do things like New Year’s resolutions that I may be [...]

The Birth of an Icon

Monty Panesar is an English bowler who has recently emerged as an important new player for England. But this post is not about Cricket, but about how Mr. Panesar’s striking looks are manifesting on t-shirts. Without further ado here is a picture of Mr. Panesar: The first thing that needs to be said is that [...]

Allah hu Akbar

Ever since 9/11 I have held two different and apparently contradictory views of radical Islam. On the one hand, as I came to understand Osama and his followers and the ideology that drove them, it was clear that they lived the world of the Crusades. That they saw the West through a medieval lens untransformed [...]

Merry Christmas From Lizard

The day has arrived and Lizard has not let us down….and Merry Christmas to everyone from Yankeewombat and all the little Roos, Numbats, and Bandicoots too.

Getting Close Now!

Lizard does so like his clothes, and with Christmas just around the corner he can’t resist a new…er…ensemble. There will be special Lizard Christmas day too.

Shoutin’ at the TV

I have been thinking more about Norm Geras of Normblog pointing out that blogging is reactive. Specifically, how much of what bloggers write is in reaction to something they have read or heard. It certainly is true for me. The more I thought about it the more I realized how much having my own blog [...]

Blogging Changes the Blogger

I have been thinking more about Norm Geras of Normblog pointing out that blogging is reactive. Specifically, how much of what bloggers write is in reaction to something they have read or heard. It certainly is true for me. The more I thought about it the more I realized how much having my own blog [...]

The Ashes

Sorry for the lack of a post today. My excuse – the Aussies regained the Ashes today here in Perth. They did so by winning the third five day test in the series of five test matches. The score stands at three matches to none – so England can not hope to win. That will [...]

Lizard Tries Tree

Lizard is really getting into self transformation now! Verily, the silly season is at hand.

Norm

I got to meet Norm Geras of Normblog here in Perth, Western Australia on Wednesday. He is in Australia for the Ashes tests between Australia and England about which he has a bit to say at Normblog. Perth is the third in a series of five tests, the last two will be in Melbourne and [...]