Hic Sunt Dracones

the smylere with the knyf under the cloke

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Le Mythe de Sisyphe

Camus presents Sisyphus’s ceaseless and pointless toil as a metaphor for modern lives spent working at futile jobs in factories and offices. “The workman of today works every day in his life at the same tasks, and this fate is no less absurd. But it is tragic only at the rare moments when it becomes conscious.”

[Source:The Myth of Sisyphus]

Beneath the vessel lies the mariners’ catacomb of ancient sunken ships. From north to south, traffic of flotilla haste through the commercial sea highway of the narrow strait.

The underwater salvage work took 2 years.

Offshore soon. I’ll be back onshore another 45 days.


In the middle of the sea, ‘one must imagine Cthulhu happy’ as he labours to create meaning.


The Neko consoled, in the tone of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Swimming from the sea of morose and dejected to the plain of pleasant thought and warmth sincerity.

Written by cthulhu

July 12, 2008 at 8:07 pm