Sunday, February 01, 2009

Noisy neighbours — revisited

click to enlarge  —  screencap by jarcob

It’s suddenly occurred to me why an image in a previous post (here updated) resonated so strongly in my mind. Perhaps has something to do with the image above from a fave movie, the 1997 screen adaptation of Carl Sagan’s novel Contact. Compare above with...

click to enlarge  —  imarge by jarcob

A Bass Strait oil rig anchored off the holiday town of Cowes, Phillip Island, for maintenance works.

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4 Comments:

Blogger Father Park said...

So then, what's to the right - the communications array of a slowly sinking USS Nimitz?

If so, was it hit by a stray katyushka rocket?

29/1/09 5:23 PM  
Anonymous Jacob said...

I don't know what gives there. I expect it's something like Tab A fits into Slot B, etc. It's the mechano set of the Titans.

God it's hot here, time to hit the surf...

29/1/09 6:34 PM  
Anonymous Multi-Monitor said...

I love your photography. You have a great eye for a "story in picture".

30/1/09 2:45 PM  
Anonymous Jacob said...

Oops... Just realised that in farting around with and deleting the original 'revisited' post, I've deleted a comment from Caz. Sorry Caz...

And in restitution here's what Caz said:

*Spooky*.

Where are Mulder & Scully when you need them?


- Posted by Caz at 1/Feb/09 3:04 PM


Where indeed? Maybe they could solve the mystery of why the International Machine Consortium is building alien hardware in Westernport Bay, under the guise of Shell-BHP terrestrial petroleum operations.

It's a conspiracy, I tells ya. And I'll bet there's a connection with Barry Beach.

1/2/09 9:53 PM  

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