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Well, looks like an Umbridge

Day 31. 88 pages, 39,492 words. Good denizens of the Hatstand, allow me to introduce Australia’s new Prime Minister-designate. Unfortunately, it looks like this bloke is far more of an Umbridge than a nice harmless lunatic. More a Pence than … Continue reading

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Farewell, Lee Lin Chin

Day 7. 67 pages, 30,089 words. Over the weekend we bade goodbye to an Australian icon. She’s not dead (don’t you dare!), but she has resigned[1] from the SBS news desk after thirty years bringing the most important news to … Continue reading

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Interlude: Meanwhile, in Australia

Lazy bit of screencapping for my Saturday blog post. I give you “Screenshots That May Or May Not Be Taken Out Of Context”. Hint: Not taken out of context. I mostly wanted to throw this into the vaguely public eye … Continue reading

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Huh (3).

(Wednesday of Huh, Part 3) This site has a cool interactive map showing the same-sex marriage survey results in more detail. I was pleased to see that my old stomping grounds, Fremantle (heh, and Rottnest) and Perth, beat the overall percentages … Continue reading

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Gutless

From now until the first week of November or so, I might occasionally check in with the 1940s, also known as Australia. In the latest in a long line of spineless, utterly un-Australian and yet definitively Australian political moves, the … Continue reading

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Interlude: 994

Day 59. 186 pages, 91,211 words. Australia is still dicking around with marriage equality. Here’s an amusing video on the topic. I didn’t go to YouTube for this, but this Australian take on The Daily Show is well worth a … Continue reading

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I can remain silent no longer

Day 28. 61 pages, 28,320 words. Let me ask you this. How did we, as Australians, manage to do such a great job with the whole platypus hoax that the entire world believes it, but nobody believes us when we … Continue reading

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