My week of Monday 27 May to Sunday 2 June 2019 was busy and productive, and spread across three cities: Sydney, the Gold Coast, and Brisbane. Well, four if you count the Blue Mountains. Most of the results of this productivity will appear in the coming week.Continue reading “Weekly Wrap 470: Three cities with whisky, gin, and some cybers”
What a surprise! The result of Australia’s federal election was the opposite of what nearly all the pundits had been predicting. And in a sense, nothing actually changed.Continue reading “The 9pm Arch Window of the Curious Equilibrium”
Monday 13 to Sunday 19 May 2019 was a busy enough week, but there’s little to show for it publicly. That was kinda the plan, at least how I interpreted it as things unfolded. I am pleased with that. Stress has been decreased.
I am also pleased that by the time the ABC’s Antony Green called the election on Saturday night, the total in the tip jar was $1908.93. Deducting the initial $400 threshold, half of the rest is a delightful $754.47 for the Black Dog Institute. Thank you so much. I think I might do another such fundraiser in the future.
Obviously the Australian federal election result was a bit weird, but I’ll reflect upon that another time.Continue reading “Weekly Wrap 468: A relaxed pace ending with a sausage”
In this episode, we continue to explore the wonders of Australian democracy as we approach the final week of the federal election campaign, and more.Continue reading “The 9pm Arch Window of the Unlawful Use of an Egg”
Ladies and Gentlemen, here’s the full four-hour recording of my latest stupid podcast idea: a livestreamed reading of minor party election policies, while drinking.
Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party, Katter’s Australian Party (KAP), FRASER ANNING’S CONSERVATIVE NATIONAL PARTY IN ALL CAPITALS, the Rise Up Australia Party, the Involuntary Medication Objectors (Vaccination/Fluoride) Party, the Non-Custodial Parents Party (Equal Parenting), the Love Australia or Leave, and more.
We also raised some money for charity, and should probably raise some more, so read on for how to do that.Continue reading “The 9pm Minor Party Policy Filibuster”