both - it's a place to discuss the physical weather & to make the
when i'm doing online workshops or link-ups, the weather always comes
up early on, people want to know what it's like where the others are.
maybe it's just small-talk, maybe it's a way of mentally connecting &
building a picture of the person you're chatting to, maybe it's an
anchor so that we don't lose ourselves in cyberspace. there's
probably someone doing a phd on the topic somewhere ...
h : )
At 8:55 PM +1300 13/1/05, The Paul Annears wrote:
Is the net primarily a place to discuss the weather or
to make the weather?
May I suggest that the net is a [NON] place to do and to discuss but
in either case the doing or the discussing must be more than dull and
more than provocative, it must, like a butoh stripper, pin and set
free the butterfly participant.
A Paul Annear
On Tue, 11 Jan 2005 23:50:16 +1300, Helen Varley Jamieson
> the beauty of the net is that you can make your own weather.
> in wellington's defence, after a cold & cloudy start this morning,
> the skies cleared, the sun came out, the lawn got mowed & we ate
> dinner outside in the warm evening sun.
> now i just need to copy&paste that for the next few months ....
> h : )
> >On Tue, 11 Jan 2005, The Paul Annears wrote:
> >> > > it ain't summer in wellington ... : (
> >> Is it summer on the net? Now or ever?
> >which is gloomier in summer...the net or wellington? ;)
> >...wellington i rekn
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