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Who are you Dr. Woods?

I was given a box of Dr Leslie Woods home movies because “the family didn’t want them”. As you’ll see they’re an invaluable record of an Albury country doctor’s life.

Doctor Woods Part 4

The family movies. The people and friends he clearly loved, and what interested him as he grew older - fishing, and drinking with his mates.

Doctor Woods Part 3

Spending time with these films has brought a lot of pleasure and surprises. As a fellow film-maker, there is recognition of the subtleties within the content.

Part 2 - Views around Albury

After the feast, moving pictures were shown by Dr. L. S. Woods. Much excitement was caused when the girls who took part in the Netherlands Day festivities saw themselves acting on the screen.

Part 1 -Travel broadens...

"There is less justification for make believe in life than there ever was. The changed circumstances of the world, and the altered standards, should have brought (that) home.”

Better (for the web) a small slide-out window

When did you know that you would be a filmmaker's girlfriend?

A video assembly for public viewing of 'what I know about her'
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Meeting again at the Moratorium

We had separated when Margaret went to Monash University, at the 1970 march I saw her again. Oh dear. Here's a silent STD 8 film.
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Broken splices

Unlike those years with you, my wife hasn't been through a filmmaking love affair. One that's film film. This is a poem about that.
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At 21, a family party

Looking back, I shouldn't have been there. This was clearly a newer lover's occasion.
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GIF test

Short video and animation
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Now just needs to start at left of page , hmmmm.

Birthday 2019

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This seems to work

When did you become a filmmaker's girlfriend?

A video assembly for public viewing of 'what I know about her', starting as an innocent 16 year old schoolgirl.
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Meeting again at the Moratorium

We had separated when Margaret went to Monash University, at the 1970 march I saw her again. Oh dear. Here's a silent STD 8 film.
Read more

Broken splices

Unlike those years with you, my wife hasn't been through a filmmaking love affair. One that's film film. This is a poem about that.
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At 21, a family birthday party

Looking back, I shouldn't have been there. We'd broken up months before. This was clearly a newer lover's occasion.
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GIF test

Short video and animation
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When did you become a filmmaker's girlfriend?

A video assembly for public viewing of 'what I know about her'
Read more

Broken splices

Unlike those years with you, my wife hasn't been through a filmmaking love affair. One that's film film. This is a poem about that.
Read more

Broken splices

Unlike those years with you, my wife hasn't been through a filmmaking love affair. One that's film film. This is a poem about that.
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How can people remember things?

If they don’t make movies or take photographs?” I used that quote from French filmmaker Chris...
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What is philosophy?

This book deals with the distinction between philosophy and science, arguing that the former deals with concepts and the latter with functions.
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Gabriel García Márquez

Remembering a quotation
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Monuments

And we're trying to build a monument to show that we were here It won't be visible from the air an...
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Against the loss of memory - Umberto Eco

This speech appeared on the Italian delegation to the UN's website and has been re-quoted from that version a number of times on other sites. It seems to be badly scanned or OCR'd and with no checking of terms, spelling and references. The last minutes were also left un-transcribed which reduces the moments of poetry of a man who would be dead just three years later at 84.  Hopefully it is closer to what Umberto intended.
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Robert Kelly - and Io

Kelly's poems were often printed in Richard Grossinger and partner Lindy Hough's  literary journal Io .  I bought each new edition (at The Source Bookshop in Bourke Street I suspect) and held them close  to my breast back then. 
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I am talking about film as poetry - James Broughton

"I am not talking here about going to the movies. I am talking about making cinema. I am talking abo...
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The White Goddess - Robert Graves

You chose your jobs because they promised to provide you with a steady income and leisure to render the Goddess whom you adore valuable part-time service.
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Where do I look?

What did I see? What did I look like as they 'see' me? Thinking about photography and the photographer's eye.
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Nothing more than his own biography

A quote from Nietzsche’s Human, All Too Human
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Beat

An attack on "some of the hairiest, scrawniest, and most discontented specimens of all time". Hang on I said, that was me, I wanted to be Beat, did people really think that?
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When the things you know go on auto-pilot

Wikipedia credits this to Martin M. Broadwell  who first articulated the model in his "four stages of teaching" in February 1969.
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The Journal of Albion Moonlight and Kenneth Patchen

I rather prefer short critics to long ones.  I like critics with tan shoes — look nicer, I think. . .
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Falling

I don't look at this page much.  If you have had recurring dreams about falling from a tower, you might want to give this entry a miss as well. I won't mind.
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Bionic knees

And they command respect when going through airport security especially in Japan. Why?
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Conjunctions

While remaking some old film splices, I was thinking about conjunctions, those joining words and the relation to film.
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A story about Dana Atchley

Dana said it was the best thing that had been written about him and he linked to it for years. Besides being flattered (after all it was just using his words) I like it too. He died in San Francisco on December 13 2000.
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9 May 2002 - a 'poem'

As I rounded the corner I saw the road covered with white flying feathers and a splattered chook being picked up by a tall young man with a look of pain on his face. He crossed the road just in front of me, the early yellow sunlight on him against the dark road.
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It's like the Seamus Heaney poem 'Postscript' where he writes about driving through County Clare  - "when the wind and the light are working off each other ... Useless to think you'll park and capture it, More thoroughly. You are neither here nor there."
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Manifesto

I've launched (manifested?) a few manifestos over the years but something I've just read something t...
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Captain Crunch

We need our computer folk heroes, and if they come with an air of danger around them, it restores the feeling that we were on the digital frontier. Another story from MM, for the last print issue June 1995.
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"There ought to be texts on the subject, authoritative texts that would enable one to deal with these situations, far commoner than is generally believed."
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I probably first heard of Charon from Robert Graves "Greek Myths" but 'paying the ferryman' is, at least in my generation, a common term.  In the back of it all is the love story of stupid Cupid and the silly, mortal Psyche. I made a video.
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