Monthly Archives: April 2018

This weeks links (2018-04-30)

In brief: * Running: * Parkrun makes us fitter, but can it make us happier as well? (2018-Apr-) [The Guardian] ❝ In a new study by Glasgow Caledonian University of more than 8,000 people, 89% said that participating in parkrun … Continue reading

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Wednesday WIN (2018-Apr-25)

Salomon TV | Burro Racing Pack Burro Racing is a sport indigenous to the State of Colorado with origins that are steeped in legend. In a typical burro race, a runner and a burro (donkey) travel a prescribed course together, … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes‬ #266 At the going down of the sun and in the morning

At the going down of the sun and in the morning ❝Ferociously policing the meaning of Anzac Day and punishing the merest instance of thought crime is undoubtedly good for ratings, sales and clicks, but it does nothing to improve … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2018-04-23)

In brief: * Discours d’Edouard Philippe pour la commémoration de la bataille de Villers-Bretonneux lors de la 1e Guerre Mondiale (2018-Apr-24) [Gouvernement.fr] ❝ … I could not help thinking of the terrible loneliness which these thousands of young Australians must … Continue reading

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National Press Club: Richard Flanagan

❝ We are a complex country that insists on being simple-minded, and we regard simplicity as a national virtue, and when coupled with language unimpeded by the necessity for thought is regarded as strong character, which may explain Scott Morrison, … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes‬ #265 – Nick Barker & The Reptiles

Nick Barker & The Reptiles Nicholas “Nick” Paul Barker is an Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist who formed a rock, power pop band, Nick Barker & the Reptiles, in March 1988. Their cover version of Cockney Rebel’s “Make Me Smile (Come … Continue reading

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Buffalo Stampede 2018 – SkyRun 20k

Event: Buffalo Stampede – SkyRun 20k Distance: 20km Date: Friday the 13th April 2018 Location: Bright Organised by: Buffalo Stampede The Buffalo Stampede SkyRun is a 20k event which takes runners on a tough 20km challenge taking in the out … Continue reading

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