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  • Otterday! And Open Thread.

    Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening in your life? Anything you want to get off your chest? Reading a good book (or a bad one)? Anything in the news that you’d like to discuss? What have you created lately? Commiserations, felicitations, temptations, contemplations, speculations?

  • Friday Hoyden: Sady Doyle

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    Sady Doyle from the fantastic Tiger Beatdown blog gave Hoyden About Town a shout-out in a piece she wrote for In These TimesBlogging Sisterhood: How feminist blogs saved my life. So here’s a shout-out back, to one of my favourite writers!

  • Things that unexpectedly remind one of Mark Latham

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    You know you’re an Aussie poli-tragic when an infographic which could for most people in the world have happily been linked to in the Whimsy thread just gets you thinking about suckholes and the US-Australian alliance.

  • Weekly Whimsy

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    This week’s whimsy comes via Shakesville: Tweet of the Day – an epic typo for Benedict Cumberbatch. Please share any bits and pieces you have come across recently that have surprised, delighted, intrigued or otherwise positively engaged you.

  • Obama interview: “I think same sex couples should be able to get married”

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    Malia and Sasha, it wouldn’t dawn on them that somehow their friends’ parents would be treated differently. It doesn’t make sense to them and, frankly, that’s the kind of thing that prompts a change in perspective.

  • This week in Game of Thrones: Theon Greyjoy is horrid and horrider

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    Lots of other things are horrid too. Have a general snarking on Westeros thread.

    SPOILERS FOLLOW

  • He’s talking about his bank balance, right?

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    Starve yourself thin, what’s new about that?

  • Media circus vs policy

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    Another week, another slew of personality-conflict and MP-scandal headlines. Who’d think it was Budget week in Canberra, eh? Discuss actual policy here, if you like. Or just heave brickbats at the worst of the circus acts, if you prefer.

  • Otterday! And Open Thread.

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    Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening in your life? Anything you want to get off your chest? Reading a good book (or a bad one)? Anything in the news that you’d like to discuss? What have you created lately? Commiserations, felicitations, temptations, contemplations, speculations?

  • Femmostroppo Reader, May 4th 2012

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    Items of interest I’ve recently tweeted. What did I miss? Leave your own interesting links in comments. Shameless self-promotion entirely welcome!

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