The Lights of Cobb & Co by Henry Lawson

Recita­tion by Thor of a bal­lad poem by Australia’s best loved sto­ry­teller.

The set­ting is west­ern New South Wales, Aus­tralia, in the late nine­teenth cen­tury.

You can see the words on this site . Paint­ing by Ivor Hele .

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Thor in Cambodia 1996 – video

Thor in Cam­bo­dia 1996 : video snaps(direct link for this video)

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Thor’s The Ages of Man – video bio

These slightly fuzzy video col­lages are a very selec­tive auto­bi­og­ra­phy of my life. Hey, am I that impor­tant? Well, to me ^_^. The five short videos of Thor’s ugly face are at least a record of nature’s rav­ages …

1. Thor’s The Ages of Man – Part One – 1945 to 1965 – The early years in Australia(direct link for this video) 

2. Thor’s The Ages of Man – Part Two – 1966 to 1987 – First wan­der­ing – Aus­tralia, NZ, PNG, Asia over­land, Lon­don (direct link for this video)

3. Thor’s The Ages of Man – Part Three – 1987 to 1996- Sec­ond wan­der­ing – Fiji, Australia(direct link for this video)

4. Thor’s The Ages of Man – Part Four – 1998 to 2000 – Third wan­der­ing – China(direct link for this video)

5. Thor’s The Ages of Man – Part Five – 2000 to 2007- Fourth wan­der­ing – South Korea(direct link for this video)
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Welcome to Thor’s Media

Wel­come to this cor­ner of cyber­world. Here I’ll be post­ing var­i­ous kinds of voice media, and per­haps a bit of video stuff. 

For the world of print see , oth­er­wise known as The Pas­sion­ate Skep­tic site, which has hun­dreds of my arti­cles, sto­ries, poems etc. There’s quite a bit of pho­tog­ra­phy there too. 

The audio will prob­a­bly fall into three main cat­e­gories :

– Lan­guage mate­ri­als for learn­ers of Eng­lish (I teach in a South Korean uni­ver­sity)

– Com­men­taries – Poetry read­ings : my own poems and other poet’s cre­ations. Of other poets, expect some stuff in the bal­lad tra­di­tion which is not only fun to recite but is great for Eng­lish learn­ers try­ing to pick up the rhythms of the lan­guage.

Enjoy – Thor 

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