History live as you watch

It’s always great when you tune in for an historical result. Being on holidays this morning, I got a Twitter tipoff that the US Masters golf was getting exciting, so I watched the last hour and saw Adam Scott’s victory. Nice work from the Aussie, and great to be able to see it live as ...

Manly, today

Manly, today
A bit overcast, but always fun. Some appointments, some beach walks. -33.798368151.288116Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

Off to Sydney again

Off to Sydney again for a few days at Manly and Royal Far West, then at Epping and a Westmead visit. Long trip, so much mountain traffic!!! -33.798445151.2882Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

Big night at the One Night Stand

Big night at the One Night Stand
Went down to Dubbo tonight with Sallie for the Triple J One Night Stand concert — big crowd, big night. Phone reception was terrible so no live updates, but we saw Seth Sentry, Ball Park Music and local band People’s Palace. Backed out before the end and had a nice dinner for two, which is ...

Veronica Mars — watch and rewatch

Also started watching season two of Veronica Mars again. With all the talk about the upcoming movie from the successful Kickstarter project (yes, I did contribute!) I thought it might be good to go back and watch the show. Starting with season 2, since I haven’t completely watched it, but it’s been so long since ...

Leverage finale — the con to end the con

Finally got up to watching the last episode of Leverage season 5, also the last episode overall, the series finale. I’ve been a big fan of the show since it began (despite its lack of easy Australian airdates), and I’m the only person I know who’s ever been into it, so it seems like an ...

The perils of being devoted to teaching

I’m not even there yet, though I believe I am heading in that direction, but always I see online teachers I know and respect (from Yammer/Twitter land) and get both their excitement for the profession but also their frustration and concern. I see how hard and how long most of them work, how they’re marking ...

Limping to the finish line…

Only a few days left of the term and I feel like I can hardly make it. The hours I’m keeping aren’t helping, so I’m tired as anything… but the energy level and enthusiasm is hardly there either. There’s just too much not happening, too many things not happening how I’d like them, and too ...

Broadband and dead leaders

News today dominated by Margaret Thatcher’s death and the competing broadband plans in the news. Needless to say, I found the coalition plan to be underwhelming at best and a joke at worst, and of course was more disgusted by the general state of the mainstream news coverage of the announcement. It wasn’t really bias, ...

Big Four Corners special

Big Four Corners special
On organ donation in general, but specifically on kidney transplants and on Mark Colvin’s very recent kidney transplant. Such an important and worthy issue, obviously one I’m very involved with! Organ transplants change live, and organ donation drives that — whether as a post-mortem donation, or a live donor situation. We really should have an ...
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