Balnacra Arts by Vicky Stonebridge

Easter Sunday.

, we went to roll our painted eggies at Balnacra, the site of our old House. The girls wanted to go back there. strange after nearly 6 years.

Its always hard after all the bad stuff thats happened since then. Everything has really over grown, but sadly the sheep are getting in otherwise it would be a nice mini wood, tho the actual house is all gone theres all these childrens artifacts in the garden.

But it was great to play again in our woods, even tho they too have been trashed by the hurricanes of the last two years.

and then we were tiny unrecognisable specs in the backround of the time team, which was nice.

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24 comments on “

  1. Ed
    April 17, 2006

    Did you actually roll eggs in the wood? You really should, you know.

  2. Paddy Goat
    April 17, 2006

    It looks lovely around there. Shame whoever tends the grounds these days seems to be doing a poor job of it.Easter is filthy pagan idol-worship, and will spell doom for us all if the big G takes offence.gopeixp

  3. Ed
    April 17, 2006

    Who’s the ‘Big G’? Do you think he might want to be friends with me? I’m so terribly lonely.

  4. bou
    April 17, 2006

    i think he’s the beardy bloke that jessie custer was mad at. he doesnt seem too friendly Ed, prone to petty moods & beligerant strops, best stick with us lot.

  5. Paddy Goat
    April 17, 2006

    Jessie Custer was mad at Godzilla? I knew I should have been buying the mini-series’ as well.mffwpdx

  6. Ed
    April 17, 2006

    I could be friends with Godzilla, but I don’t know if he/she would be friends with me.

  7. Paddy Goat
    April 17, 2006

    Godzilla loves us all. Why else would he always save us?vnzvbq

  8. bou
    April 17, 2006

    cos he’s one of those obbsessive wierd eaters who saves the best bits til last & has a big ragey strop when a sibling or parent says “ooo don’t you want your humans ? i’ll eat them ..chomp ” don’t play with yer fecking food lizard face ! just eat it !

  9. Ed
    April 18, 2006

    When you say ‘saves’, do you in fact mean ‘stomps in mushy bits before frying what’s left with his firey atmoic breath’?Unless it’s Godzilla vs. Hedorah, of course.I be Gamera would be friends with me – he was always a bit of a pussy…

  10. Richmond A Clements
    April 18, 2006

    I always had you marked down as a Jet Jaguar man, Ed.

  11. Ed
    April 18, 2006

    NO-ONE’s a Jet Jaguar man, fool – not even Ultraman rip-off Jet Jaguar!

  12. Paddy Goat
    April 18, 2006

    Megalon was a Jet Jaguar man.nsjwnahi

  13. Ed
    April 18, 2006

    Not Gigan though. He had taste.

  14. Richmond A Clements
    April 18, 2006

    Mechagodzilla is great.

  15. Ed
    April 18, 2006

    Mechagodzilla hadn’t even been invented by that film!You have no frame of reference here, Richy. You’re like a child who wanders into the middle of a movie and wants to know…

  16. bou
    April 18, 2006

    whilst i think its great, & appropriate that we’ve left religious narks and gone on to monster films, i am somewhat sad, that not only have i no frame of reference i havent a bloody clue wat your on about..mecha-ninja-jet-pumas ? what ? who ? at least with pagan idolatry i know where i am, pat mills told me all about it.

  17. Ed
    April 18, 2006

    Shhh…you’ll get Rich angy…you know he and Mills had a ‘falling out’……and you wouldn’t like him when he’s angry!Though any sane person wouldn’t like him anyway.

  18. Paddy Goat
    April 18, 2006

    Godzilla begat Anguiras, who begat a crossover with Mothra, and then there was Minilla, and then there was a different series of films with a new monster and lots of wrestling, including one where Godzilla danced a jig, but retained his machismo cool. Then there was ‘vs King Kong’, which I still haven’t watched because of its blasphemous ending. Then there was Godzilla vs Blackula, Godzilla vs Blackenstein and Godzilla vs Martin Luthor King – but we ALL know how that ended.xrknd

  19. Richmond A Clements
    April 19, 2006

    Godzilla vs Princess Diana was my favourite.

  20. Ed
    April 19, 2006

    It wasn’t really a crossover with Mothra, as Mothra didn’t exist prior to that film, though he did later get his own series (whereas, say, Radon started off in his own film and then got co-opted into the Godzilla franchise). The following films were part of the same original Showa series though, but I don’t think Godzilla jigged until Kaijû Daisenso in 1965 (directed by original Gojira director and co-writer Ishiro Honda). And of course he only flew the once, but that was in Gojira tai Hedorah, and we don’t talk about that…

  21. Paddy Goat
    April 20, 2006

    And (s)he will fly in the Imax movie, too. Let’s not forget that classic in the making.I got the remake of Godzilla vs the Smog Monster (vs Biolante), but still haven’t got the courage up to watch it. If it doesn’t have the James Bond homage sequence over the opening credits like the original, I don’t want to know.eyagi

  22. Ed
    April 20, 2006

    Why didn’t you lend me Biolante?! You #know I’m in desperate need of giant monster films…And the only reason you know of the IMAX film is because I read you the plot down the phone. And it was probably the greatest time of my young life. Something to tell the grandkids about. Well, someone’s grandkids, anyway.“Re-assembling itself in New York, the Monster-Deathla grows huge by sucking up the garbage at the NY garbage station. It buries Godzilla in sludge in the Central Park reservoir, then oozes down Broadway, heading toward the monument of 9.11. Strengthened by children’s prayers, Godzilla resurrects herself. She stands between the dirty monster and the monument. Godzilla jumps up in the air to hit the monster with her Ultra Spin Tail Punch and slices it with her tail chops. The fight is over now. Though weakened, Nature now has a chance to recover its life-sustaining green powers. Godzilla flies back to the jungle as if it is enjoying this victory tour”

  23. bou
    April 20, 2006

    sniff, thats beautiful man.i now know that whats been missing in my life is monster films. again.oooo cukrui sounds like a swear in russian.

  24. Ed
    April 21, 2006

    If Bryan ‘Stingy’ McStinge ever pulls his finger out and sends me some more filums, I’ll send you some of his old kaiju flicks – I wasn’t going to send them back to him anyway.

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