Archive for the penguins Category

Bela Lugosi’s Toenails!

Posted in blogging, books, child kidnapping, creative / writing, Dalston, employment, family law, France, glasgow, gothic, hen night, international family law, london, Marie Lloyd, me and my world, meme, migraines, morecambe, movies, music, music hall, pagan, penguins, Rocky Horror, Sylvia Plath, travel, werewolves vampires and ghoulies, work/life balance on June 14, 2007 by Khlari

I am going to steal an idea from SurlyGirl here. Have you ever noticed on your feeds how people have come to your blog through arcane google searches?

Think about the penguins. Those penguins gave me more readers than I could have dreamed of. Surly Girl’s experience was about Sarah Beeny’s tits……Therefore I am going to make the rest of this post up with arcane statements and see how many more bizarre readers I get through mentioning them…….

Let’s see….

Ditta von Teese’s bellybutton maybe. That might be a good one. Or maybe with the penguin theme…..Penguin kinky sex.

What about Pagan Penguin Perversion probably get three hits for the price of one on that one.

Dragons seem to get lots of hits on mine too. Lets use Dragon Penguin Morecambe Hussy. From the last couple of days we could have Victorian Cauldron Gestapo Frida Kahlo. Or Pentacle Penguin Happy Fairy. Or Gothic London Penguin Post. Maybe Marie Lloyd Mabon Billy Bragg.

Frequent ones are Gothic, Fairy, Penguin, Pagan…..but some of them it is honestly unfathomable how they get to me. Maybe this could rival googlewhacking- with the person who gets the most hits from the most bizarre things winning?

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Are the penguins passe?

Posted in blogging, creative / writing, gothic, me and my world, penguins on April 12, 2007 by Khlari

The penguins have, it seems maybe, had their day. From the 700 or so people looking at One by One the Penguins are Stealing my Sanity, A Peculiarity of Penguins, and What is it With the Penguins, have slowed to a mere trickle…..strangest thing is, I still have no idea why they were looking at them in the first place……..

What is it with the penguins????

Posted in blogging, creative / writing, me and my world, morecambe, penguins on April 3, 2007 by Khlari

Do you remember the news that my ridiculous penguin post got the most readers ever…a post from months ago called One by One the Penguins are Stealing my Sanity, and its follow-up A Peculiarity of Penguins

Well, yesterday it more than doubled that….this is getting increasingly worrying…who are these penguin obsessives? What do they want with my blog? Why me??? I’m getting slightly paranoid and amazingly curious about this one…..

A Portmanteau of blogging pleasures…..

Posted in blogging, child kidnapping, Child Protection, creative / writing, employment, family law, gothic, hague convention, Human Rights, international family law, legal aid, me and my world, Misbah Rana, Mizbah Rana, Molly Campbell, morecambe, movies, music, pagan, penguins, Rocky Horror, werewolves vampires and ghoulies, work/life balance on March 30, 2007 by Khlari

A la Mr SC, I’m just going to highlight a few things I’ve been reading lately….a few I’ve read before, and a few that I’ve been newly introduced to…..First up has to be Mr Spicy Cauldron himself, with his post about being banned in China! Wahay! I am…..

Firstly TrashCanDan’s blog, Musings of a Damaged Mind, which made surreal reading, and so much the better…a worthy blogroll addition….hell, there’s lots of musing going on round here, me, AD, Dan……and the bacon tattoo stole the show completely……

A purple-brained dragon, AmethystDragon has had me fantasising about Johnny Depp in work time, thinking what it must be like to have a purple brain and looking at my visual DNA, and is even leading Mr A astray with her homage to Hayseed Dixie I don’t feel like dancing (bluegrass style)

Through Mr Spicy Cauldron, I was also introduced to YeYo’s blog, Ye-Yo, Lillies of a Mother, and her spirited post ‘A Letter to Joe Q Public’ about the importance of legal aid both for clients and their legal representatives…something that obviously caught my imagination with recent events in my life….

Then there’s Hayes’s new blog QPLog Brainmatter…….Have seen Hayes around, but now can read him online regularly! I loved Bridge to Terabithia as a kid as well…..

I feel for Nathalitanis, who is having employment hassle in ‘Oh No, not again’ over at One Life among The Many- breathe deeply and try not to hit them (too often)!

Not forgetting Sue’s new blog, Pastyme with Good Companye, and it’s recent post on one of my heroes…Sylvia Plath

ChaoticKitty has been creating some beautiful visuals again over at Kitty’s Ramblings with her latest artwork…it’s stunning, go take a look on Busy weekend

That bad girl Beaut1ful has been leading me astray into the world of blogthings again, hence my own disgraceful showing in the purity score….

To finish, loved Howard’s post on The WebPen Blog about Randomnessocitiation: Pursuit Of The Obnoxious Mind– Started me thinking……Grease set in a Lancashire mill town perhaps?

And if you want the bag, it’s available from Elizium, my friends Martha and Mia’s goth online and offline wonderland!!!

Chinese prejudice against mouthy goths!!!

Posted in blogging, creative / writing, gothic, Human Rights, me and my world, morecambe, music, pagan, penguins, werewolves vampires and ghoulies on March 30, 2007 by Khlari

It’s official…according to Mr Spicy Cauldron– and I’ve checked- I am banned in China!

Spicy’s article

Great Firewall of China

I’m mightily glad about that. It’s good to be banned. At least I know that I don’t somehow, and bizarrely win the approval of a backward and totalitarian state. It might be the vampires they don’t like- or they have an irrational prejudice against that fair stretch of the Lancashire Riviera called Morecambe…but it might just be from last year when HWCBN was trying to cyber-gag me by preventing me from saying anything about him on my blog, even though it was legally (even according to the smirking policeman that told me) very dodgy ground, and I was defending the liberty of free speech. This might have upset them a little, I guess.

That leads me to wonder if in that case, China is afraid of Goths under the bed????

A Peculiarity of Penguins

Posted in blogging, child kidnapping, Child Protection, creative / writing, France, gothic, hague convention, Human Rights, international family law, legal aid, me and my world, Misbah Rana, Molly Campbell, morecambe, movies, music, pagan, penguins, Rocky Horror, werewolves vampires and ghoulies, work/life balance on March 22, 2007 by Khlari

What is the most popular post on my site? You might say pieces of creative writing, or the story of my recent legal tussles abroad…

The answer is penguins. A flip piece that I put up about the penguins and my sanity a while ago. ‘One by One the Penguins are stealing my Sanity’ Alas for literature and protest…Penguins.

One by one the penguins are stealing my sanity

Posted in creative / writing, me and my world, penguins on December 28, 2006 by Khlari

I just wish I knew where that came from, I have been looking everywhere to find out, so if anyone knows……

In looking, came across this which just made me titter…..

Zoo tempts gay penguins to go straight

A German zoo has imported four female penguins from Sweden in an effort to tempt its gay penguins to go straight.

The four Swedish females were dispatched to the Bremerhaven Zoo in Bremen after it was found that three of the zoo’s five penguin pairs were homosexual.

Keepers at the zoo ordered DNA tests to be carried out on the penguins after they had been mating for years without producing any chicks.

It was only then they realised that six of the birds were living in homosexual partnerships.

Director Heike Kueck said that the zoo hoped to see some baby penguins in the coming months.

She said that the birds had been mating for years and one couple even adopted a stone that they protected like an egg.

Kueck said that the project has the support of the European Endangered Species Programme because the penguins, which are native to South America, are an endangered species.

A biologist will be on hand to monitor the experiment.

But introducing the Bremerhaven penguins to their new Swedish friends may not be as successful as hoped after earlier experiments revealed great difficulties in separating homosexual couples.

In case they show no interest, the zoo has also flown in two new male penguins “so that the ladies don’t miss out altogether”, Kueck added.

Story filed: 09:47 Tuesday 8th February 2005

Follow-up to this is: A Peculiarity of Penguins

and What is it with the Penguins?