Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 14th, 2015

That’s probably enough Saturday for me. Gorn.

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@NicholasFryer Oh excellent. I’ll make sure not to go as dark as I did last week then.

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@chrisjrn It’s really just a guilty catch-up after a six-week gap. If it’s any help, there definitely won’t be one next weekend.

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If you missed Friday’s @5at5daily, well, there’s some good reading there. As always. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “Big data ethics is a board-level issue”, and that includes security and privacy. zdnet.com/article/big-da…

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So, a new “The 9pm Edict” tomorrow. To provide an audio comment, check the details posted with last week’s episode. stilgherrian.com/edict/00035/

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RT @NicholasFryer: Philip Ruddock’s buttocks are much less complicated than many suppose. [There’s a sentence you don’t see every day…]

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@NicholasFryer Also, that sounds rather complicated. As is your style, I suppose.

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@NicholasFryer Yes, I shall produce one. It will be reduced in complexity to fit my time tomorrow.

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@SydneyTom_ Just in case your Twitter client didn’t pick up the indirect reply from @DickSmith, check this. twitter.com/DickSmith/stat…

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@gavmorris @abcnews @asunderland I stand corrected then. As you were. I shall delete the tweet.

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@glengyron @kcarruthers I’m not so sure. Can we have a competitive evaluation of these corn fritters?

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RT @sylmobile: Frank is right. []He always is. youtube.com/watch?v=_VJY97…]

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Oh of course with flair, @kcarruthers @LeeLinChinSBS. Who needs the dull sock puppets that most TV stations have?

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@kcarruthers Good. Because we need a strong commitment, a strong commitment, and stability. A strong economy.

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@kcarruthers No you can’t just announce it. It has to be a strong commitment to a deeper and stronger engagement.

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AlexaDWilson @wmarybeard You might like this helpful notice from our local petrol station. pic.twitter.com/ecIv2Nfq1w

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That was a compliment, @LeeLinChinSBS. These people need sorting out, and a solid thump o’the news should work wonders.

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I’m noticing that @LeeLinChinSBS doesn’t so much present the news as brandish it threateningly.

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FFS, you arsehats, if you must write shitty roses-are-red poems to push your stupid political ideas, at least fucking well make them scan.

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getbentsaggy a romantic valentines day tip xox pic.twitter.com/fOmac7lZpz

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@caseyjohnellis We should because, yes, it has been. I haven’t mapped out the details of the trip yet. I only confirmed the flights today.

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LeeLinChinSBS you don’t need anyone, you’re amazing & no one can compete. Drink a beer in the park by yourself & judge everyone else.

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dakami OH: “You would make less mistakes if you were fewer stupid.”

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Women are “a lesser cut of meat”, says this South Carolina Republican state senator. salon.com/2015/02/13/gop…

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1kg bags of Nanna’s frozen mixed berries recalled across Australia: potential Hepatitis A contamination. abc.net.au/news/2015-02-1…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yeah you think they’d be used to it, what with all the boning and shafting.

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andrewdotnich Fifty Shades of Good Government.

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Well, @SnarkyPlatypus, I have decided to adopt Crusader Rabbit’s mode of speech. For success. He is a role model for us all.

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More parliamentary whipping vision. Deeper and stronger.

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I have made a strong commitment for a deeper and stronger engagement.

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@safzoro @Tzarimas WHY HAVE I NOT BEEN INFORMED ABOUT THIS EARLIER? THIS NEWS IS THREE DAYS OLD. abc.net.au/news/2015-02-1…

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Last week’s ABC @RNFutureTense “Salad days for satire” is rather good. abc.net.au/radionational/…

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“Abbott To Re-Scrap Carbon Tax” theshovel.com.au/2015/02/11/abb…

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Lightning inside the 2km radius.

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@juhasaarinen No, no, it’s not so bad that I’m suggesting you do the sack thing on yourself.

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@juhasaarinen Yeah, well, that joke was a bit shit to begin with. Stick in in a sack with some bricks and throw it into a canal.

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Inbound, from the west-south-west, such that it is. pic.twitter.com/yMpQFdnXmO

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CyberSquirrel1 The President didn’t mention Squirrels even once. WTF?

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “Big data ethics is a board-level issue”, and that includes security and privacy. zdnet.com/article/big-da…

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Excellent Plume for Android seems to be working. I’ll put down the M4 carbine now.

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Well that tweet went out OK. How about a picture? pic.twitter.com/UKk2dnS3OH

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So, has Plume for Android managed to fix its problems?

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flying_rodent 50 Shades of Rectal Feeding, baby. The safe word is “I know where Bin Laden is hiding”.

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matttburke Roses are red
Violets are blue
txt ur mates
txt the whole crew pic.twitter.com/Z4tHqwAGEf

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@marcuskelson @mariekehardy Agreed. It’s certainly… er… compelling.

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granick Even high level cabinet officials leave the toilet seat up in the unisex restrooms.

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mariekehardy ‘DAN MCLAREN - My love 4 u is like diarrhea I just can’t hold it in’

There are…there are two of these shit-related messages why god why

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mariekehardy ‘BRIAN I was 19 and in love with the idea seeds become flowers. Whod have believed that my seeds lay dormant for 42 years.’

what even

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mariekehardy ‘CAPTAIN COOKED - Text ur mates, see who’s keen - 2blazed 2befazed’

Look this is clearly a drug-related message someone call the AFP

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mariekehardy ‘DADDY - Thank u 4 topping up my pellets and patting me. Love Roger.’

Lonely man pens message to self from pet rabbit, world ends.

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Yeah look @mariekehardy is currently tweeting the Valentine’s Day messages from the Herald Sun and it is very disturbing.

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@firstdogonmoon She’s certainly giving Tony the right advice there, though.

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@firstdogonmoon Oh, I think it might just be a matter of timing.

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I must say, this @firstdogonmoon frame from Dec 2014 is still rather good. pic.twitter.com/EM6HbfJZVa

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rgarner The last twenty years building the web no-one asked for in two wireframes pic.twitter.com/dwO97ZADN0

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@SnarkyPlatypus @paulkidd I’ve always thought that anyone wanting to be an MO would have to be a bit of a masochist.

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@paulkidd No, this is an actual thing. I saw this vision yesterday. Unless we’re on the same trip, of course.

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mariekehardy To those curious/foolish enough to indulge me, yes I will be live-tweeting the Herald Sun Valentine’s Day messages of love this year. SOON.

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parisba Timehop resurfaced this clipping from 1933 talking about old San Francisco. So great. pic.twitter.com/cnm1o3aoFb

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@expectproblems Small print and a magnifying glass, like those pocket Bibles.

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“Are in-person meetings still important in the digital age?” asks an article by… Cathay Pacific. Hmmm. Let me guess…

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GabrielRossman Say now “reformocon”: and he said “reformicon.” Then they took him, and slew him at the offices of National Affairs. wsj.com/articles/for-g…

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@CosmicRami @R_Chirgwin @bunjaree Cool. The climate shift has caused [?] a few different bird species to be more frequently seen.

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paulkidd The Half of Bitter.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @R_Chirgwin Well, our intention is to turn up the Sun a little. You may be disappointed.

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Independent This is surely BBC News’ most superfluous caption i100.io/Us3W8rJ pic.twitter.com/rFWdL10777

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@CosmicRami @R_Chirgwin @bunjaree Some of the new generation of crimson rosellas are bold enough to chase off slender-billed cuckoo-doves.

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@NetSuite_MeiLi @SnarkyPlatypus I am never disappointed, Mei Li, looking forward to catching up again.

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Sat plan: Deal with backlogs of administrivia, blogging, etc; assist @R_Chirgwin recalibrate the Sun; shopping, Katoomba; reading.

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fakeedbutler The question I find myself asking is ‘what is the quid pro quo here’ pic.twitter.com/D7nl0M9rI8 via @John_Hanna

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murpharoo Given how Ruddock was treated and the mood the PM is evidently in ~ sincerely hope the utterer of ‘walk of shame’ is never identified.

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“There was no applause in the party room on Monday when he announced that the move to declare his leadership vacant had been defeated.”

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Abbott will “will visit a different electorate each day next week, listening to the views of people”. Carefully selected photogenic people.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Downstairs with everyone else reading SBY’s wife’s text messages, apparently.

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“Is Abbott really so embarrassed that he cannot bear to walk 20 paces in front of a few journos?” asks @LaurieOakes heraldsun.com.au/news/opinion/p…

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RT @jeamland: @stilgherrian Someone should fly you up to SEA. [Correct. And I am thinking of adding onto the start or end of this trip.]

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@innernectar I’m not sure that they’re the only two choices on offer.

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Full text of Obama’s “Executive Order — Promoting Private Sector Cybersecurity Information Sharing” whitehouse.gov/the-press-offi…

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@interrogativus Yeah, well, the numbers are getting large enough so that I don’t need to be celebrating or, indeed, reminding.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yep, flight details just being sorted now. With luck, I will survive @NetSuite_MeiLi’s hospitality plans.

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2 May UA870 SYD-SFO, 10 May UA863 SFO-SYD.

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“Eurovision 2015: Contestants are talentless and self-centred… I know just the Australianindependent.co.uk/voices/comment…Spic.twitter.com/ZvvD1zuBsasa

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adambrereton happy valentine’s day australia pic.twitter.com/rsoe8GDsIy

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How easy is it to write browser plug-ins? One that replaces that silly US business term “vice president” with “minor functionary”.

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cxi I just got an email letting me know that Ello just got EASIER for no one to use it! <3

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sadserver taking one big mistake and turning it into a lot of little mistakes is apparently called “microservices”

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Sat plan, redraft: Deal with backlogs of administrivia, blogging, etc; assist @R_Chirgwin recalibrate the Sun; shopping, Katoomba; reading.

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@kcarruthers I guess it would be. @50ShedsofGrey is quite delightful.

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So there’s a “White House Fact Sheet” on the Executive Order. 1.usa.gov/1D5dTlP But always read the actual text.

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TinkerSec “Modernizing Law Enforcement Tools to Fight Cyber Crime.” - Wonder what that means.

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Oh dear. @kcarruthers has discovered @50ShedsofGrey. This will not end well.

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“Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe Series 3 Episode 2 2015” youtube.com/watch?v=-deKhh…

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When the text of the Executive Order just signed by POTUS is published, this is where it’ll be. whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/…

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@woodgillian @Steve_Lockstep The only item of substance was the signing of an Executive Order, the text of which is not yet on his website.

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CasparBowden Obama name-checks @timberners_lee as token non-American reference
Nobody bothers to tweet that

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SwiftOnSecurity OBAMA SIGND DAT ORDER
CYBER IS NOW SECURE

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People are easily impressed by the President’s professional speechwriters knowing to include current buzzwords like “botnets”.

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Am I correct in saying that the only actual commitment from POTUS is an Executive Order that “encourages” information sharing?

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Remember, “Yay, POTUS mentioned <issue>!” doesn’t mean anything will be done. This is just a speech. Read the Executive Order

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@SwiftOnSecurity It’s OK, the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has bombed the cyber missiles.

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@bigjsl Yes. Yes, I did. I don’t know why this wave of idiot optimism came over me.

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Someone wake me when this moves beyond motherhood and a stump speech.

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Part of the whole problem is that Silicon Valley, and the US in general, FORGETS that it’s not the only place on the planet.

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POTUS says Stanford developed “the first web page… in America”. We have always been at war with East Web Pageit

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Apparently not. POTUS is now doing history of IT that over-emphasises Stanford-specific outputs.

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Shorter POTUS: 1. Suck up to Stanford, tell jokes; 2. USA is doing great. Sigh. Can we move on to matters of substance?

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Yes, I am annoyed now. Elapsed time, roughly 45 seconds.

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This is going to annoy the shit out of me, isn’t it.

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People do a “Wooooo!” cheer for a university administrator? The America is weird.

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@ScuziNewsy Meh. I have a stream to watch. I can’t be arsed troubleshooting something I don’t need to.

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@ScuziNewsy Maybe. Though my laptop is still showing the static slide, not the live video I can see on my tablet. Maybe there’s a weirdness.

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YouTube says there’s 5497 people watching this live stream right now. Clearly I am one of the planet’s most exclusive losers.

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Barack Obama is about to address the White House Cyber Security Summit, which is being streamed live. whitehouse.gov/issues/foreign…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Big data ethics is a board-level issue”, and that includes security and privacy. zdnet.com/article/big-da…

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@Steve_Lockstep Congrats to your mob on winning the Nobel Prize or whatever it was too.

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@Steve_Lockstep Thanks, Steve. I think I might as well watch POTUS, seeing as how I have no life.

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@Steve_Lockstep Am I meant to be just seeing a slide saying Obama’s next?

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@Steve_Lockstep @mskaff Thank you, gentlemen. I’ll catch Obama, at least, I’ve head of him. ;)

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RT @owen_lystrup: @stilgherrian Exactly that. Only right now it’s actually an Apple ad. [Oh thanks. I’m not paying 4G rates to watch ads.]

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I didn’t realise the US is being streamed. Should I bother watching it, or is it all set-piece posturing?

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Sat plan, draft: Deal with the backlogs of administrivia, blogging of media spots, and the like; shopping, Katoomba; reading, perhaps.

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Saturday. That pressure, starting almost imperceptibly but increasing steadily, insistently? Your soul is being drained away. Saturday.

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