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The Day Of The Triffids - by John Wyndham (1951)

In this classic science fiction novel, triffids are plants that have been bio-engineered to produce a high-quality oil extract. They give off a poison, however, and have to be handled carefully. 256 more words

Fiction

Wilderness and the second coming of the Triffids 


Many people dream of a wilderness experience, of ‘getting away from it all’ to somewhere with pristine sand unmarked by the tracks of human shoes, or to deep in a forest where the birds aren’t over-bold or malnourished on a diet of bread given by doting but ill advised humans and animals can be seen wild and unafraid of the hunter. 340 more words

Photo101

Day 4 - A Song That Makes You Sad

A few contenders for this one: Paul Kelly’s “How To Make Gravy”, while it often makes me cry, doesn’t really make me sad, and J Dilla’s “Don’t Cry” is moving but uplifting. 69 more words

Music

The Day of the Triffids ... 1951

THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS – 1951

The Day of the Triffids is a post-apocalyptic novel about a plague of blindness that befalls the entire world, allowing the rise of an aggressive species of plant.  42 more words

Chat From The Author

wide open road (cover)

one of my new discoveries — an australian classic, The Triffid’s Wide Open Road. i will always be a sucker for songs that talk of the road, so here is an acoustic cover :) sorry about the video format, I didn’t notice it’s exported as wide screen. 37 more words

Music

Updates

I’ve been away working for the last week and I’m still feeling a bit cream crackered and brain activity is at an all time low. However, I will soldier on and hope that some of my few remaining brain cells start to connect while I’m writing this post. 1,006 more words

Humour

Tower of Triffids

Date: 9 February 1986

Game System: Chivalry and Sorcery
Gamemaster: Player P

Narrator: Beorn Frankie Biskit, 6th level natural talent medium

Characters

Role Playing