Monthly Archives: August 2005

Feast of Nations

I was in need of a break by the time I was dragged off to the Union Building 🙂 I great range of tasty smells wafted from the North Court as we approached the building … Korean BBQ, Okonomiyaki, Pisang … Continue reading

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How much freedom do you give away to protect your freedom?

Last night’s Enough Rope with Andrew Denton had as one of its guests the International lawyer and human rights activist Geoffrey Robertson. Some very interesting comments on the current Government push to ‘trade off freedoms to protect our freedom’. “If … Continue reading

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Bolton St.

After a very big write up in the local paper about how dangerous Bolton St is, we have a tragic reminder … Hit-and-run victim’s father urges driver to come forward Last Update: Monday, August 29, 2005. 4:05pm (AEST) [The AGE] … Continue reading

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Cycling: Burnley to Richmond

A pleasant bike ride with the kids this afternoon. Starting on the Yarra bike trail, we cycled 3km towards Melbourne (to about Richmond) and back again. A great ride on some pretty safe bike path. After a few modifications to … Continue reading

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Malaysia 2006

Well, not a lot said on these pages for a while. After the trips to China and New Zealand last year, the kids are asking ‘where to next?’ After a bit of discussion we have started planning a trip for … Continue reading

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Chai is a great spice milk tea from India. A recipe from last September; Chai Tea – Ian ‘Herbie’ Hemphill [1] Ingredients: 1 cup milk 1 cup water 2-3 teaspoons Indian tea leaves (ordinary tea) 1 cinnamon quill, broken in … Continue reading

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Internet Security::Identity Theft

A very interesting show on 4 Corners tonight, with an equally interesting chat in the 4corner Forums. I had jumped into the forums as Alan Paller (Director of Research, The SANS Institute) was to be a panel member … the … Continue reading

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