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Category Archives: TheBad
Yes, every year the news is full of how much the average person spends on Christmas, whether it be food, presents or decorations. Here’s a handy hint on saving on Christmas decorations and re-using your resources in new and creative … Continue reading
What’s with the preponderance for seeing abandoned shoes or footwear wherever you go? and why is it most often, one lonely piece? Look around and you will quickly see that there are plenty of singular shoes, runners, thongs, sandals, or … Continue reading
OK everyone, apparently we can all relax. “The Big Mango of Bowen” which disappeared overnight has been found. The ‘spotted’ fruit was found at the back of the Bowen Tourist Information Office. A little off-kilter and more horizontal than vertical, … Continue reading
Can you spot the difference? One is considered art and the other is not. For example, both involve abandoned supermarket trolleys. If nothing else, both examples could be seen as a form of ‘still life’. However, the first example is … Continue reading
A Wine bladder – is also known as box wine, boxy, bladder, cask-wine bag, or goon bag, (coll. for flagon). It refers to any wine packaged as a bag-in-the-box, or cask wine. Such packages usually contain a plastic bladder protected … Continue reading
“The Big Things of Australia” are a loosely related set of large structures or sculptures. There are estimated to be over 150 such objects around the country. Most of these “Big Things” began as tourist traps found along major roads … Continue reading
As a teenager you learn new words, or new meanings for existing words. As a really mean example, a person may be referred to as ‘frigid’ – meaning they are really cold (in any sense of the term). So recently, … Continue reading
For those of you who like a beer, sport and like to be on the water, here’s a great way to combine all of your favorite pastimes into one – (Yeah, drinking is probably a sport for some). You could … Continue reading
The Cat and the Rat- These two can be found at the Christ Church Cathedral (aka Cathedral of the Holy Trinity) in Dublin. The Cathedral contains the largest crypt (63.4m long) in Britain or Ireland and was constructed between 1172-1173. … Continue reading
The recent release of ‘Hitchcock’ the movie showcases the genius of the man who created world-class suspense films from his ‘Alfred Hitchcock Presents’ series on TV introduced by that fantastic piece of music – ‘Funeral March of a Marionette’ by … Continue reading
When I saw this particular lampshade at the B&B in Ireland, I was “gob-smacked”. I had never seen anything like this before. “Kitsch” is a word that immediately comes to mind, but it is “so bad – it is cool” … Continue reading
In the classic musical “Gigi,” Maurice Chevalier sings, “Thank Heaven for Little Girls“. In a similarly French theme, I say, “Thank heaven for small mercies“. The infamous ‘Pink Poodle’ Surfers Paradise neon-sign landmark from the former Pink Poodle Motel lives … Continue reading
Another questionable observation was this particular placement of a gnome. Gnome-gnapping has been happening for many years, and when I went down a quiet city lane looking for street art, I didn’t expect to see Happy, Grumpy or whoever he … Continue reading
Website | About | Facebook | Twitter “Is It Art?” Yarn bombing is becoming very popular. Anything from knitted, crocheted, woolly, cotton, lace, all stitched and attached to street furniture and other novelty ideas. Have a look at further examples … Continue reading
I guess this comes from the file ‘101 uses for a rubber glove’. For more examples see “Questionable Art – The Bad” Website | About | Facebook | Twitter “Is It Art?”