Monthly Archives: November 2004

Lists for Life

What are your ten things to do before you die? “You can’t just talk about it, you gotta go do it.” Off the top of my head; 4WD from South Africa to Egypt with Tracy See the sunrise at … Continue reading

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You’d be a bit annoyed if you got one for Christmas …

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GAF Meter!

Just checking my care factor for the week……………….nope barely moved Thanks Sandi 🙂

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Wet, wet, wet!

On Saturday, the Diamond Creek at Brougham St. was up over the bridge by 2 feet (Diamond Creek was up to about 5.3 meters!) 2004-11-13 Eltham: Brougham St Bridge 2004-11-14 Floods Receed (behind community center) I went and had a … Continue reading

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Political Survey an attempt to build an open and unbiased way to measure peoples’ political outlooks. Political Survey : results Axis Position 1 left/right -5.7416 (-0.3456) 2 pragmatism -0.7666 (-0.0461) Where do you fit?   LIBERAL DEMOCRATS PAST … Continue reading

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This is the way we spin …

Noticed how in the Iraq war that we have “insurgents” and not a “resistance”? “US tanks pushing into central Fallujah have met fierce resistance from well-organised insurgents who show no signs of giving up, US Marines said today.” [ABC Online] … Continue reading

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Nobody does it better …

I’d have to agree with a few of these after our trip to China this year. A comparative list compiled by JAN WONG Saturday, October 23, 2004 From cells to bells, 10 things the Chinese do far better than we … Continue reading

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Extreme Ironing Bureau

I am ignoring politics today, while I recover from shock … Welcome to the home of extreme ironing – the latest danger sport that combines the thrills of an extreme outdoor activity with the satisfaction of a well pressed shirt. … Continue reading

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American Elections … & this is Democracy?

Some observers from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), a Europe-wide security and rights forum, have been barred from entering some United States polling stations, one of the observers said. ABC News [au] ARRRGGGHHH!!!! Four more years … Continue reading

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When ISC and Halloween collide!

From the SANS diary – A Terrifying Tale of TCP … Terror (Updated November 1st 2004 23:03 UTC) Handler’s Diary November 1st 2004 The ISC received this bone-chilling email late last night. Word of warning? Cry for help? You be … Continue reading

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