Tea and oranges from China
If you're an artist who can hire Christopher Isherwood to write your screenplay and engage Jeanne Moreau to play the part of the leading lady in the story, you can imagine a woman embarked upon a lifelong quest to recover a moment of fleeting love. In that case you would produce a movie like the Sailor From Gibraltar.
But if you're condemned to a more mundane existence and Australian, then you may confine your lifelong search to finding the perfect breakfast. The Breakfast Blog is one of those oddities on the Internet. It's been around since January of 2005 and chronicles the never ending efforts of Jamie Wodetzki to find the One True Breakfast.
Every one of his articles is accompanied by food photography. And his single minded pursuit has earned Jamie the title of being a breakfast expert. Here's Wodetzki being interviewed on TV.
The Sailor from Gibraltar was about things we reach for, but sometimes never attain. The great benefit of searching for the perfect breakfast, as opposed to looking for a sailor in all the ports of the world, is that in our search we become the sailor.
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