Monthly Archives: December 2018

This weeks links (2018-12-31)

In brief: * Christmas 2018: Look Before You Leap Parachute use to prevent death and major trauma when jumping from aircraft: randomized controlled trial BMJ 2018; 363 doi: (Published 13 December 2018) ❝ Conclusions Parachute use did not reduce … Continue reading

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The Walk to Rivendell : Hollin Ridge

Jan. 7/Jan. 8 – Nt. 15: 15 miles 220/352 3 Weather warmer and sunny. Can see Mts. of Moria in distance. Eerily quiet. 228/364.8 8 Begin climb up north side of Hollin Ridge. 232/371.2 4 Reach Hollin Ridge. Large holly … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2018-12-24)

In brief: * Huawei launches StorySign app : Reading books with sign language (2018-Dec-17) [EFTM] Huawei have today announced a new app which will be available in Australia in February that goes a long way to solving this problem. StorySign … Continue reading

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Joie de vivre

Joie de vivre (French, n.) / ˌʒwɑː də ˈviːvrə / jwa-de-vee-vruh. Joy of living / for life; exuberance, ebullience; zest for life, the knack of knowing how to live. #PositiveLexicography

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Summer Solstice Microadventure Challenge

Summer Solstice Microadventure Challenge 🌞 Next Summer Solstice: 22 Dec 2018 9:22 am ❝ Head for the countryside … by bike, on foot, by train, canoe or however you like. Sleep out under the stars (bivvy, not tent!) and have … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes‬ #279 – Old Time Radio Christmas

♫ Andrew Sisters Christmas Special 1945 ♫ Sherlock Holmes – The Night Before Christmas (December 24, 1945) ♫ Burns & Allen Christmas 1949 Santa’s Workshop ♫ Nick Carter – 431225 037 Nick Carters Christmas Adventure ♫ CBS Radio Mystery Theater … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2018-12-17)

In brief: * Wildlife at home in the hollows (2018-Nov-) [Melbourne Magazine] ❝ Look up next time you walk through the Flagstaff Gardens or Royal Park and you might be lucky enough to see birds enjoying our new, human-made tree … Continue reading

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