Monthly Archives: January 2012

**February 2012 Reading Challenge – Valentine’s Day **

The Aussie Readers group on Goodreads has the February Challenge – Valentine’s Day; Romance is in the air with February 14th – so pick out: 2 books with a love interest (not necessarily a romance book) OR 2 books with … Continue reading

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[Trailwalker] Tales from the trail – training tales for the Oxfam Trailwalker

G’day folklings, ♫ On the road trail again … ♫. Training has started in earnest now as the walk is less than 12 weeks away. The four of us have finally trained together, instead of 2 by 2, a pastime … Continue reading

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The Wrath Of Fate – Audio Book (Abney Park)

The Wrath Of Fate – Abney Park’s Origin This story in the origin of Abney Park, it takes the narrative found in each Abney Park song and joins them into a narrative of the band. You can buy the novel … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones – Season 2 – The Cold Winds are Rising

Game of Thrones Season 2 (A Clash of Kings) A new HBO teaser for Season 2 “My brother left no true-born heirs. By right and birth and blood, I do this day lay claim to the iron throne of Westeros. … Continue reading

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Music Monday #089 – Soundgarden

Soundgarden is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1984 by singer Chris Cornell, lead guitarist Kim Thayil, and bassist Hiro Yamamoto. Matt Cameron became the band’s full time drummer in 1986 while bassist Ben Shepherd became a … Continue reading

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APSDaemon.exe give me back my CPU!

Symptom: After installing iTunes 10.5.x upgrade, APSDaemon and Apple Mobile Services take 100% CPU APSDaemon.exe (otherwise known as Apple Push) is the service that wirelessly syncs your device (part of the iCloud package). Searching through the forums it appears that … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2012-01-30)

In brief: * Victorian Bushfire Recovery 3 year report (2012-Feb) [Regional Development Victoria] The Victorian Bushfire Recovery Three Year Report focuses on the progress and achievements made over the last 12 months including the delivery of programs, funding and support … Continue reading

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The Sword and Laser – 2012 Book list (Part I)

The Sword and Laser (S&L) is a science fiction and fantasy-themed book club and podcast, started by Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt. The main goal of the club is to build a strong online community of sci-fi / fantasy buffs, … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2012-01-23)

In brief: * I’m Not Lovin’ It: McDonald’s Twitter campaign backfires (2012-Jan-25) [The Age] A social media campaign to share stories about McDonald’s failed spectacularly yesterday when Twitter users hijacked the hashtag #McDstories to talk about eggshells in their McMuffins … Continue reading

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新年快乐 恭喜发财! 今年的龙!

新年好!恭喜发财!(Happy New Year! May you be happy and prosperous!) Chinese New Year falls on Monday January 23 in 2012, this year is the year of the Dragon. [1] Chinese New Year Festival 2012 (in Melbourne) [Only Melbourne] [2] Melbourne Chinese … Continue reading

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