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A thought occurred to me while watching that ridiculous Ferrero Rocher ad, with the gods losing one of their ‘divine’ chocolates during a presumably typical bacchanalia. One of them dives for the errant sweet, but only manages to catch the … Continue reading
I got glasses today. It’s a revelation – distant objects now have distinct outlines, buses have recognisable numbers, signs across the street are now decipherable. It feels strange. The clarity is amazing, and welcome, but the contrast between sharp and … Continue reading
Because this looks fab.
After being in a slump in recent days after not getting a uni offer in the early round, and for the first time starting to worry that I won’t get an offer at all, today I received something to bolster … Continue reading
Early round of offers from universities went up today. Set my alarm and everything. But zilch. I now have to wait until the main round in January.
I got home a few minutes ago, and there was a letter from work. L hadn’t received one, so naturally I thought the worst – it was a reprimand for the three minutes of output lost last week because of … Continue reading
I’m hopeless. The event that catalysed my starting a blog was the removal of North Korea from the US’s list of states that sponsor terrorism. Back on October 11. Whoops. I’m sure I had oodles of insightful commentary all lined … Continue reading
This topic is old news in blogosphere terms, and the reason I haven’t written about it here is that I’ve been engaged on other blogs (and more I can’t be bothered linking to), either as reader or participant. There are … Continue reading
I don’t like racism or sexism or other discrimination of that nature. I think it’s illogical, stupid, damaging and counter-productive. But as a libertarian*, I firmly believe it should not be illegal. Public institutions absolutely should not discriminate – they … Continue reading
It seems like the NSW Ombudsman has read my blog and decided to take action. Onya, Bruce.