Archive for January, 2014

Home-Made Pornography OR, The Girl in the Red Photo and the Trouble She Caused

Posted in Love letters, Pornography, Writing with tags , , , , , , , , on January 30, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

More than anything else, this piece has gotten me into a lot of trouble. And, I expect,  will continue to do so. Even though it was inspired by one woman, it has come to involve a number of others, none of whom were happy about it. Continue reading

Glorious Chaos

Posted in Music, Observation with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 25, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

“What I’ve always loved about heavy metal is that it’s rebel music.”

-Buzz Osborne,

The Melvins

I first saw High on Fire at the Soundwave festival in 2010. Continue reading

Zen for Violent Men

Posted in Fitness, Observation with tags , , , , , on January 19, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle


“Weight training is Zen for violent men.”

-Gregory David Roberts. Continue reading

Perfect Day

Posted in Fitness, Jokes with tags , , , , , , on January 14, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

Paul Johnston, proprietor of Olympia Gym, is visible sticking his head out the front door to find out why the hell I was standing in the middle of the street, staring at my iPhone.

It was 42 degrees today. I hit the weights at the great Olympia gym in South Melbourne and then went and splashed around at the beach near Middle Park pier. Perfect holidays are made of this.


Imogen Hall – ‘Archipelago’

Posted in Observation with tags , , , on January 12, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle


Imogen Hall is a spectacular photographer. Continue reading

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