Saturday, January 07, 2006

limbololand 8

8 comments:

Oscar Grillo said...

I can see Dr. Livesey and Squire Trelawney coming towards camera.

Happy New Year, Limbó.

Oscar Grillo said...

...Or are they going away?
Is very difficult to understand the English ways.

Michael said...

Happy New Year Limbolo.

Nothing to do with Stevenson, but the phrase "Treasure Island" is a term used by marketers to describe selling into the UK market.
If you buy a copy of Photoshop, say, it'll cost you US$ 350 or so. If you buy the very same software in the UK, it'll cost you UK£ 350, which is equal to around US$ 610. Treasure indeed. The irony is that companies like Adobe will complain very loudly about "Piracy". Bah! Pshaw!

PS. Did you know that the size of the pebbles on Chesil Bank are graded in size from East to West above the waterline, and the size gradation happens in reverse below the waterline?

Elliot said...

It would make a nice tourism campaign for the apple isle on which I live.
I guess what I'm saying is that the copy gives it a bit of a corporate feel.
Is this what you're asking?

The photograph itself is a lovely, desolate affair.

Boris Hiestand said...

Chipshops and abandoned gambling halls aside, I find there's little treasure to be found on the English coastlines, but this picture is lovely. Goes very well with my mood today.

limbolo said...

many thanks gentlemen...This is all fascinating stuff...Any more?

alberto mielgo said...

EY Neil!
hello again.
What a nice picture.You are like a Renacimiento artist with so many skills and good taste!

Matthew Cruickshank said...

My grandparents complained of being pestered by a photographer on the beach last summer- now it all makes sense.

Happy New Year Neil- nice photograph.