Monthly Archives: January 2005

Eyes on the Prize

An interesting development wrt mixing copyright policy with black rights … I am not sure that the P2P distribution is all that good. The concept of a screening day of legal copies is pretty good. Eyes on the Prize From … Continue reading

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A dickhead, a dickhead, now shot down!

“We were looking at a beautiful white-tail buck and my friend said ‘If you just had a gun for that’. A little light bulb went off in my head,” Mr Underwood told the Reuters news agency. [1] When told about … Continue reading

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A night in the gardens

We went to the Melbourne Royal Botanical Gardens [RBG] last night for ‘Theatre in the Gardens’. We were there to see ‘The Wind in the Willows’, the children’s classic in the beautiful surroundings of the Botanic Gardens. Join Ratty, Mole, … Continue reading

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Empress Canyon [3]

Whirlpool hit us in seconds Tue, Jan 25, 2005 Wodonga Border Mail MATTHEW Donovan, an experienced canyoner, had little or no warning of the wall of water that was to claim his life on Saturday afternoon. Mr Charles Leyland, an Albury … Continue reading

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Finally – why women can’t read maps

Hmmm … Finally – why women can’t read maps news.com.au From correspondents in New Mexico January 24, 2005 MEN frequently despair at women’s map-reading skills – or rather their lack of them. Now scientists believe they have pinpointed the reason … Continue reading

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Empress Canyon [2]

Not good news 😦 Hopes fade as rain halts search for abseiler [SMH] January 24, 2005 Hopes are fading for a Sydney man swept away by flash flooding in the Blue Mountains. Heavy rain yesterday forced the suspension of the … Continue reading

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Empress Canyon

Good thing that the NSW cachers decided that the weather was not right to move onto Empress Canyon; “We were trying to get to Empress Falls as quickly as possible to cool off, but it quickly became clear that the … Continue reading

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