Consanguineous Minds

A blog of endless curiosity

Monthly Archives: May, 2012

No size fits all

This is so cool! Made of just water, chlorine, salt and a plastic bottle, these ‘light bulbs’ provide just as much light as a light bulb during the day, lighting … Continue reading

May 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Clapping Song

Your gratuitously happy song for the day by Shirley Ellis.

May 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Eve & Zelda. Writing, repression and mental illness.

Mettro Arts on Edward St in Brisbane is running an incredible play at the moment called ‘Eve’. It’s about the final years of loneliness and mental illness of Australian/NZ writer … Continue reading

May 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Anja Niemi

I was surfing the web for an awesome Finnish name to use in a short story, and came across Anja Niemi’s photography site. It’s some seriously powerful photography which depicts women … Continue reading

May 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

To ask, and what to ask, that is the question!

The Boston Globe recently posted an article ‘Are we Asking the Right Questions?‘, about the importance of questioning, and doing it well. Here’s a little excerpt, I highly recommend reading the … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

War on Whinging

George Megalogenis over at the Australian has challenged us to stop whinging about our parliament and take a glass half full kind of approach. He’s challenging his readers to come … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Honey, It Ain’t so Black and White

Bees and honey are the perfect example of why I find food politics so fascinating. This is a story that encompasses globalisation, genetics, agricultural monopolies and monocultures, disease, food, the … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Goodbye Vaudeville Charlie Mudd

Welcome yes welcome to 1914! Last night was opening night of Goodbye Vaudeville Charlie Mudd, an absurdist play about obsession, acting, fear and change. The language in this play is … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · Leave a comment