So what else is going on in Canberra? Or the state capitals? Or your local council? Are they all on the austerity bandwagon, having drunk the Austrian Kool-Aid like the Dems in the USA? Or is something progressive/constructive actually going on in your part of the world?
Month: May 2012
George Tierney Jr of Greenville SC aka @geotie2323 can’t get taken “off Google”, decides to go down in flames
George Tierney Jr of Greenville SC aka @geotie2323 on Twitter decided to call Sandra Fluke some vile misogynist names, and she retweeted his tweets. People took screencaps and blogged his tweets. Now those tweets are the top results for a search on his name on Google. George Tierney Jr of Greenville SC wanted that fixed.
This week’s whimsy is via ten thousand paper planes released by Ross Coulter and volunteers in the State Library of Victoria’s Domed Reading Room in 2011. Please share any bits and pieces you have come across recently that have surprised, delighted, intrigued or otherwise positively engaged you.
Recommended reading: Ken Parish has a thorough, detailed post over at Club Troppo…
So sad to hear she died this week, reportedly of cancer at the age of 63. Her biggest hits were the disco anthems of “Love to Love You Baby”, “Hot Stuff”, “Bad Girls”, “No More Tears”, “MacArthur Park”, and my very favourite, “I Feel Love”. She had an incredible mezzo-soprano voice.
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?
In the new Sherlock Holmes adaptation by CBS – Elementary. Johnny Lee Miller will be starring as Holmes. It’s set in Manhattan. Wheeeee! WATCH ALL THE VERSIONS!
A gift. How do I make the best use of it?
While we’re at it, it’s a while since we’ve had a recipe thread. Any awesome noms to share?