One for the dressmakers, costumiers and historians among us: an unexpected family treasure unearthed.
Signal Boost: Eastside Ride
This Sunday in Centennial Park, Sydney, is the Eastside Ride. From 9am to 3pm, Loch Avenue South area. Free music, yoga, Try2Wheels and general outdoorsy happy vibe. Tina Harrod will be playing at 2pm. This is a family event, with a bit of something for everyone. In support of green living and community togetherness.
Why the Opal Card could be a bad thing.
Is the new Opal card all it is cracked up to be and could it end up costing you more?
Quick link: Adults Who Give Children Guns
From my friend Mel, an Aussie living in Philadelphia:
Adults who give children guns are as bad as adults who give children porn.
Thread: #forcedadoption #babysnatching
So the formal Government apology from PM Gillard is about to happen. I just wanted to note an important social justice moment.
P.S. the Welcome to Country and opening speech reminding everybody of the particular example of the Stolen Generations is an important note on which to start.
I missed the solstice!
It was about seven hours ago, and I meant to schedule a post to publish at the exact time, but life got in the way. Whatever your cultural/religious/astronomical orientation, may the turning of the calendar lead only to better things for you.
Repost: Nice Guys (TM) redux and what makes an ideal husband and father
Colour us as unreasonably demanding, but women do tend to want a little bit more than a guy who simply refrains from being nasty like it’s some great sacrifice (which implies that he might just stop refraining from being nasty if he doesn’t feel appreciated enough, so watch it).
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Mum not a good enough title for you? Nevermind, this insurance company will look after you.
Hippo Birdie Two Ewes
It’s my dad’s birthday today. He doesn’t climb flagpoles any more.