Month: September 2007

Bless her dainty hooves

If you listen very hard, you can hear the typing of a million sociology theses/dissertations about online social networking sites, crunching the data and waving the allegories. It’s pretty obvious that the various Special Interest Groups (SIGS) who have thousands… Read More ›

The mantle of Galileo

“Alas, to wear the mantle of Galileo it is not enough that you be persecuted by an unkind establishment, you must also be right.” — Robert Park This quote was presented in comments at Pharyngula some months ago now, reacting… Read More ›

Non-sequiturs

I’ve just forgotten what I was about to blog. In the meantime: A few moments ago I accidentally stepped backwards on to my cat’s paw. She yowled and then leaped several feet around the corner, so that she could glare… Read More ›

Good luck, Janet.

Kids lose out when dad works long hours EMPLOYERS should help fathers leave work early to spend quality time with their children, a parenting expert says. Janet Cater believes disruptive and difficult children often feel abandoned by fathers who work… Read More ›

Women for Wik

Women for Wik are back. Women for Wik is a group of Australian women, including indigenous women and allies to the cause of rights for indigenous people. Founders and supporters include Lady Deane, writer Rosie Scott, former Chairperson of ATSIC… Read More ›

Spring

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } DSC_0004, originally uploaded by tigitogs. Did I mention I got a new camera? One of the… Read More ›