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Couldn't be arsed to get the right font.
(Sun 23rd Feb 2003, 21:20, More)

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» Best Films Ever

One of my favorite moments...
watching Apocalypse Now late at night, and half dozing off during the foggy river scenes. It's a slow and surreal bunch of scenes to begin with, but when you're fading in and out of consciousness at the same time, it becomes very trippy indeed.
(Thu 17th Jul 2008, 19:57, More)

» Hidden Treasure

After a weird combination
of currents and storm, I found the skull of a Harbour Porpoise on the beach. Went to local museum to identify it. They asked me if they could have it. HA!

I still have it.
(Mon 4th Jul 2005, 15:26, More)

» Tales of the Unexplained

I'm very skeptical of anything 'supernatural'
but I do enjoy reading these kinds of stories a lot. There are 2 experiences I've had with 'strangeness'. Neither of them are (I believe) 'supernatural', but they are sort of strange anyway.

First, when I was younger, I used to have dreams about something HUGE coming at me. I have never fully remembered what exactly they were about, but I can still replicate that very specific feeling of fear from those types of dreams. It feels somewhat like vertigo, and strangely enough, the image below somehow brings up that feeling. I'm serious, looking at that picture just hits me with some kind of very uncomfortable feeling. I suppose it could actually be a kind of vertigo.


The second experience is a bit ambiguous. We were at a friend's house for a BBQ. Now, he lives in quite an old farmhouse, and we were just relaxing in his living room, with the TV on, waiting for everyone to arrive. Naturally, some photos were taken. Now, on one of the photographs it shows the television screen, showing two old people in traditional dress, in black and white. The thing is.. At the time, we were not really paying attention to the TV program on, but it was some random saturday evening light entertainment. I suppose the obvious answer is that they showed this photograph on TV for some reason. But there is just that tiny little possibility that it was something else. Because on the photograph, there are no visible logos or anything on the TV image, which is odd since I think they always show the station identifiers in the top right of the screen...

I mean, it's quite clear that it was just a photo of two old people in traditional dress being shown on screen... but what if somehow television plus digital camera channeled some previous inhabitants? Someone better at telling stories could've made it sound spooky, I'm sure.

EDIT: Ooh. I've remembered something else. In the last year of primary school, we had a teacher who was very into spiritualism and other vague stuff. But he was the most amazing storyteller. He always had these fantastic stories about his father-in-law's adventures as a Dutch soldier in Indonesia. He was chased by ghosts from a river, he saw big entities watching over his baby-girl. Some teachers read books in front of class, but he would just tell these magical stories. I don't care if those stories really came from his father-in-law, but he definitely made them sound real enough. Fantastic stuff.
(Thu 3rd Jul 2008, 16:15, More)