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- Marvin, the Paranoid Android, The Hitch Hikers Guide To The Galaxy
By Lauredhel on January 29, 2009
By Lauredhel on January 26, 2009
It’s Australia Day again, so I’m recycling my favourite anecdote from a few years ago.
We had decided to spend a warm Australia Day picnicking on the shores of Lake Monger with friends. Plenty of other people had decided the same thing, and it was a convivial atmosphere. The black swans were noodling around in the background, there plenty of kids playing on the grass, families were chatting with each other
By tigtog on January 26, 2009
John Sutherland, Eremitus Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature at University College, London, discusses his latest book Magic Moments on ABC Radio National:
a kind of Biographia Literaria as he takes a look back to the magic of 25 experiences of books, films, plays, songs, paintings, sounds and smells which took him by surprise, sank into his memory and changed his life
By Lauredhel on January 24, 2009
This river otter was pictured on TrekNature New Zealand. Isn’t it beautiful?
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 great book? Anything in the news that you’d like to discuss? Commiserations, felicitations, temptations, contemplations, speculations?
By tigtog on January 22, 2009
This Sunday! Finally those who haven’t yet caught up with the 2008 Doctor Who Christmas Special (overseas while on hols etc) can discuss it with the rest of us (spoilers ahoy in this earlier post).
By Mindy on January 21, 2009
OMG, can someone please hand me my pearls and fainting couch.
By Lauredhel on January 20, 2009
In the interest of completing our schedule of Ridiculous-Shoes blogging, I just wanted to show you these shoes. I do feel sorry for the model’s poor toes, which look battered and bruised, probably from whatever other ridiculous shoes she’s been in.
By Lauredhel on January 19, 2009
Turns out yesterday’s Douchebag of the Year contestant has a competitor. Already.
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