Tuesday, February 8, 2011

The Western canon goes East

ANZUS is still alive and kicking (if that's not too violent an image) ; and it seems as if all treaty participants are still participating in the move from the West to the East ... the western canon appears to have moved into modern warfare. (And yes, the pun is intentional. This time.)

It's been many years since I bought my last saddle and accompanying tack, but still wanting to keep up with latest trends I came across this intriguing fact. Australian saddlers are making "equipment" for our American Cousins. For use in you-know-where.

It's probably best to go to the website for more information, coz I don't want to get into any more trouble than I'm usually in. Still, it's not like this is any state secret or anything. It comes up on a Google search for Australian saddles. Heck, the manufacturers even have a "civilian model".

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Library Display: Holiday Activities

"Not an overwhelming effort, but considering a zero budget and a 10 minute Window of Opportunity for book selection, construction, printing, and pinning, not too shabby a result." This self-assessment was brought to you by End of Year Inertia, the Number 4, and the letter V.

Film as Text: A commercial opportunity?

OK, not quite I, Robot, but needing a much lower budget. All roles via honorary cameo appearances by real librarians, filmed in actual libraries - so no prop costs; unscripted in a faux documentary style. Michael Moore, eat your heart out!

This blog entry brought to you by a cool weather change - after a week at, near, or over 100 degrees.