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MAY 23 2013. Those who do not study are only cattle dressed up in men’s clothes. Chinese saying.

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Investigation may be likened to the long months of pregnancy, and solving a problem to the day of birth. To investigate a problem is, indeed, to solve it. Chairman Mao.

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JULY 1. We don’t chop down the trees. We only use dead wood. Wintu Woman, 19th Century.

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somewhere in the hollow dark

an owl
sits on the stone hump of your spine
wallabies tear
at the green shoots of you

your body
already the ant’s kingdom,
your eyes
high in the branches
staring down the stars.

David Brooks

The Cormorant / Elegy for RF Brissenden’

FOTO – PALM TREES AT THE COTTAGE IN BILAMBIL 2009

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FEBRUARY 4 2012 : Whereby you’ may consider well, That playne simplicity doth dwell.

"A Provincial Glossary: With a Collection of Local Proverbs, and Popular …"

Some Fairies dwell in the mines, and think to imitate the actions of the workmen ; but never, unless insulted, do them harm.

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Whistling at sea is supposed to cause an increase of wind, if not a storm, and therefore much disliked by seamen; though, sometimes, they themselves practice it when there is a dead calm.

FOTO – THE COTTAGE AT BILAMBIL IN A WIND FROM THE PACIFIC OCEAN WHERE IT IS KNOWN AS THE CORAL SEA.