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Those times we all hope will never happen, but they do
By Orlando on February 28, 2012
For Hoydens within travelling distance of Canberra, this year’s Pamela Denoon lecture will be given on International Women’s Day (Thursday 8 March), at the ANU, on on “Sex, Women and the 21st Century in Papua New Guinea”.
By Mindy on January 8, 2012
Diet promoter suggests grading students based on their BMI.
By tigtog on December 12, 2011
Delegates agreed to start work next year on a new legally binding treaty to cut greenhouse gases to be decided by 2015 and to come into force by 2020.
By Beppie on November 22, 2011
It’s been almost a month since Allie Brosh posted this at her blog Hyperbole and a Half, but I only just saw it: Adventures in Depression. I know I can definitely relate to this, and I have the feeling that I’m not the only one. Related posts: Blogging Against Disablism Day – link round up […]
By Mary on November 18, 2011
Anyone concerned about family members at the Quakers Hill Nursing Home can call 1800 227 228 for information.
From latest bulletins it seems a fire alarm sounded at about 5am and despite fast firefighting response (6 minutes according to the radio) the fire had become massive. As of the 8:30am bulletins police are advising that 9 people have died and that 20 more people are being treated for burns injuries.
By tigtog on October 27, 2011
…because life would have been much easier these last 2 weeks if we’d thought to make sure these things were done a few months ago:
By tigtog on September 6, 2011
When one particular question on an exam paper is literally incomprehensible for the whole class when they compare notes afterwards – not just one or two students, but every single one of them agreed that they had no idea what the jargon used in the question even meant – is it the students’ problem that nobody understands the question, or is it the teacher’s problem that nobody understood the question?
By tigtog on September 1, 2011
FIX MY INTERNET YOU USELESS BASTARDS. (posted using my portable wifi from another carrier, which only works with my netbook, which I now may have to use for the whole day UNTIL YOU FIX MY BROADBAND) Related posts: The blazing FAIL of a thousand suns Tech Tip: is your domestic WiFi secured? Data roaming bill […]
By tigtog on August 29, 2011
Stories about Irene will be all over the news today, and many of them will say that the evacuation orders for low-lying areas, particularly in NYC, were an overreaction. They will say this because there have been so few deaths, so few tragic images for the news media. The people who will be saying this will be wrong.
By Mindy on August 14, 2011
An arrest has been made in the Daniel Morcombe case. The arrested person faces court tomorrow. Supporters of Daniel and his family are asked to wear something red tomorrow to show your support.
By tigtog on July 24, 2011
The shock and horror I’m feeling must be a pale shadow of what those in Norway are feeling. My thoughts are with them all.
By tigtog on July 24, 2011
Whatever it was that sets artists apart, Amy Winehouse had it. The fact that she “lost it” meant little.
By Helen on July 11, 2011
James Ramage was released from prison last Friday, after only eight years following his conviction for strangling and bashing his wife, Julie, to death in their house and burying her in a shallow grave. The details of the case reveal a textbook case of a controlling, abusive spouse who killed his wife rather than let […]
By tigtog on May 25, 2011
Watching the latest news of the tornado fatalities in Missouri, I think I’m starting to get a better understanding of why the most fatalistic/eschatological forms of conservative evangelical Christianity have such a hold on so many folks in Tornado Alley. I can’t imagine living with that degree of uncertainty over whether my house and my […]