Random_Wisdom

A collection of 37 posts

Dec 30, 2005

Porno Viennese

Well, Austria’s made international headlines again. In the course of a government sponsored art project which lasted all year, posters were put up all over Vienna depicting the lower torso of a

Dec 28, 2005

Christmas roundup

Well, Christmas is over, and here are a few things of note: I fulfilled myself a childhood dream, namely making eggnog. Actually, it never really was a childhood dream, but I stumbled upon

Dec 24, 2005

Merry Christmas then

Well, Merry Christmas to you all. PS: No, I’m not taking part in the Santa Claus vs. Christkind debate. In the end it’s all about peace, love and unity, right?

Dec 22, 2005

Legal reading age

I just perused the internets to see if I’d find any information on a wine we sometimes buy, and found this winery called Gallo of Sonoma, which produces said wine. Here comes

Dec 19, 2005

So it's that time of the year again

To start off this rather aimless posting, here’s a photo for you to enjoy: That picture’s two years old, but since I haven’t taken any interesting snow photos lately, that

Dec 13, 2005

On crazy ideas pt.II

Well, it’s time to once again elaborate on crazy ideas. Diligent and faithful readers of my blog will remember my venture into the world of extreme sports a few months back. It

Dec 6, 2005

On half-sickness

I’ve been suffering from half-sickness for the last few days. The funny thing is, if you’re half-sick, you’re not just half-productive, you’re actually as productive as you were if

Nov 28, 2005

Bruce Lee - Why?

I stumbled upon this article via Boing Boing. Apparently, a bronze statue of Bruce Lee, famed martial arts actor, has been erected in Mostar, a city in Bosnia. Here’s a quote from

Nov 19, 2005

Irving arrested

David Irving, self-proclaimed historian and Holocaust denier was arrested on the 11th of September November (of course) here in Austria. Read all about it here. Well, it’s great they got him. Especially

Nov 8, 2005

The Remains

Since I’m a bit uninspired today, I won’t even try to write something of interest. But, and I think that may be quite interesting in its own right, I’ve finally

Oct 20, 2005

I'm a fundamentalist

In times like these I probably shouldn’t be so quick as to confess that I’m a fundamentalist. But all things considered, I guess I am. Here’s why: I’m calling

Oct 14, 2005

How to be happy

Years of sitting in front of computers and being generally anti-sportive have finally paid off, and I’m now partially crippled with a left arm that’s pulsating in pain. Ok, it’s