The Art Of Fiction

A great interview with Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who has passed away at age 87.  As +The New York Times  put it, he was a Conjurer of Literary Magic


Paris Review – The Art of Fiction No. 69, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Paris Review is a literary magazine featuring original writing, art, and in-depth interviews with famous writers.

Twenty20: Congratulations Sri Lanka

Another great Google doodle marks Sri Lanka's championship season.

#srilanka #cricket #twenty20

Cricket T20 World Cup 2014: Google Doodle marks tournament final as India and Sri Lanka battle it out
Google’s latest Doodle celebrates the Twenty20 World Cup final that takes place today between India and Sri Lanka in Mirpur.

Sydney Treasure

The botanical gardens are a true Sydney treasure, and as a visitor, I am glad to see such an open approach to preserving and enhancing them.

I'm not sure, though, that they need to encroach on the botanical treasures to make them more accessible, of that another hotel is needed in the area.  But what do I know? I just visit every now and then.


The Future for Sydney’s Royal Botanic Gardens – ABC Sydney – Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust have released a draft masterplan and they want your say

Amazon Patio Furniture Clearance

Amazon has come really great price on patio furniture, between 99% and 100% off.  Just search for 'Amazonia', then select "Patio, Lawn & Garden" so you can sort by price.  I ordered this teak set for around $8, which is 99% off. 


Embedded Link Amazonia Teak Houston 9-Piece Teak Rectangular Dining Set: Patio, Lawn & Garden
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