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Month: August 2009
I had the chance to catch up on this classic action flick this week, so I was able to tick another off my list of ’80s Films that I Inexplicably Missed. (I have confessed to my weakness for cheezy shoot-em-up movies before, but newer readers might not be aware) It also had Malcolm McDowell as the baddie, and I do so enjoy a film where Malcolm flares his nostrils and bugs his eyes while saying outrageously repulsive things and ends up dying spectacularly (not going to include a spoiler warning for that, that was his sole function in 80s American cinema, so it was never a total surprise).
Last week it was Melbourne, I think Perth got blustery the week before, this week it’s Sydney. The photo below was taken by a Washington State photographer a few years ago, it was just the most appropriate shot I found in a quick image search.
So, 11 weeks since October last year without a microwave due to repairs/replacement of your dud machine.
In other news, apparently Australia is done for now that we’ve lost the Ashes, were beaten by the All Blacks in [proper] rugby, and our Miss Australia came fourth in the Miss Universe contest. Can things get any worse?
Crikey is opening a new blog just for women! Should they paint it:(surveys) Please feel welcome to add your suggestions for banner imagery in your comments. Or mock up your own banner, and share.