1 September 2019

Today’s Information Filter –
Happy Fathers Day Downunder

Welcome to my information filter blog where I try to select interesting ‘stuff’ from what passes my eyes when reading, surfing, watching or listening. Enjoy or not – that is the way information goes.

Today in Queensland it is 71 days after the winter solstice (22 June) 43 weeks till we are back in Winter again! In Brisbane 10-24C with Sunrise at 6.03AM and Sunset at 5.33 PM.

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Today’s Book of Interest
Latest Readings
by Clive James-
In 2010, Clive James was diagnosed with terminal leukemia. Deciding that “if you don’t know the exact moment when the lights will go out, you might as well read until they do,” James moved his library to his house in Cambridge, where he would “live, read, and perhaps even write.” James is the award-winning author of dozens of works of literary criticism, poetry, and history, and this volume contains his reflections on what may well be his last reading list. A look at some of James’s old favorites as well as some of his recent discoveries, this book also offers a revealing look at the author himself, sharing his evocative musings on literature and family, and on living and dying. As thoughtful and erudite as the works of Alberto Manguel, and as moving and inspiring as Randy Pausch’s The Last Lecture and Will Schwalbe’s The End of Your Life Book Club, this valediction to James’s lifelong engagement with the written word is a captivating valentine from one of the great literary minds of our time.
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Today’s Blog of Interest
20 Jazz Funk Greats Interesting blog with lots of music clips to while away teh hours./td>Jazz Funk Greats
Today’s Poetry of Interest
The Light of A Candle by Yosa Buson
Today’s Podcast of Interest
Cinema Roundup Podcasts
Most recent is here Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
Today’s Photographer of Interest
Steve McCurry,

Steve McCurry

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