Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 23rd, 2018

OK, boys and girls, it’s time for me to collapse. You have fun.

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@SimonBanksHB @The_Nationals @Barnaby_Joyce Whatever happens, it’ll be hilarious. But then I just enjoy watching the world burn.

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samswey After Columbine over 10,000 school police officers were hired just in case a school shooting happened. Two decades..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…iD

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Maybe if the National Party chose an actual goose as its leader…

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But the man is a goose. Can’t they see that he’s a goose? This is nothing to do with their policies or ideology. It..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Cm

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@franksting @NewtonMark @BuzzFeedOzPol Always remember that the press gallery is a direct descendent of the gossipe..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…dm

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@franksting @jonkudelka @firstdogonmoon “In country”, eh? But I suppose it really is a different place down here.

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@NewtonMark @franksting Yes, shall we ask our friends at @BuzzFeedOzPol to amp up the focus on the impropriety?

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@juhasaarinen The trick* is to forget all concepts of linearity and “lane”, and imagine it all as fish in a river…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…fV

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MikeCarlton01 Here’s the humble weatherboard and iron school that educated the young Beetrooter… pic.twitter.com/PKIF3bQG22

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nadinevoncohen FUCK YEAH AUSTRALIANS ALL LET US DEJOYCE

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@BrianMitchellMP Anyway, stop picking on me. This isn’t your electorate so you have no jurisdiction. :P

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@BrianMitchellMP Because I’ll be eating goat on Sunday?

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@smartbrain @MailOnline I just tweeted another version of that story. What can I say? twitter.com/jacquidark/sta…

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@PeteLawler @tassie_codriver I’ll keep a lookout. Though by “up north” you mean, like, two and a half hours drive a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Td

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jacquidark Now THERE’S a news headline we don’t see often enough … pic.twitter.com/7EOuDLKChD

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@juhasaarinen I might post some photos from Bangkok later. That’s true true home of cable glory. Also, hope you’re having fun?

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@BrownSquirrel Hah! I grew up on a farm. I like the rain.

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@FnordNelson Pretty much. I’ll snog some goats on Sunday and see what happens.

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onlmaps Map of proposed subdivisions of Australia from 1838. buff.ly/2oqls4v pic.twitter.com/Tr3Axlqd6N

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Histreepix Educational qualifications. USA, 2018. pic.twitter.com/Ak2o9OGnb0

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My hotel internet in Launceston. Note that (a) Tasmania was rolling out its own fibre before the NBN was even a thi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…WY

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@mdennedy I like it when @grahamgreenleaf is let loose on the internet.

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This is not unreasonable. Most Russian military weapons systems are blessed by a priest before they’re deployed. Do..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…gZ

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@tassie_codriver I’ve seen that angle dominating the TVCs I’ve seen here tonight. I need to understand this, I thin..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…P7

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@juhasaarinen I don’t know where this is, but that’s beginner level cable work.

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An ALP TVC just ended with the claim “A vote for Labor is a vote for Labor”, and I don’t see how anyone could argue with that.

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benpobjie Everything is fine twitter.com/luke_emerton/s…

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@LovelyCorrine The biosecurity dog at LST was having a sook this afternoon, so I can see how fruit fly might have gotten in.

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@LovelyCorrine I saw that it had been written, but haven’t read it yet. It was a stupid assertion to begin with.

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Being introduced to the products of Hellyers Road Distillery. hellyersroaddistillery.com.au It’s very good. I can see why..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…xa

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Piping_Shrike “Barnaby will be back”. “Abbott and Joyce will cause trouble from the back bench”.

The right is crumbling before t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…vA

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@R_Chirgwin Watch it, or I will bring this disease back with me.

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@R_Chirgwin @SnarkyPlatypus Do I need to explain how there are vowels besides A, B, C, D, and E? Like H and Y in va..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Hc

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MarcFennell Live by the influencer, die by the influencer pic.twitter.com/x02QJwKEiX

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@tassie_codriver Like all the other elections lately, you mean?

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I love* how many political journalists are still huffing their own paint about how ethical* they were with the Barn..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…TZ

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Wow. There was a 15-second TVC just then which showed a single slide. “Majority Government = Liberals.” That’s all it said.

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I hereby rename Tasmania “Plague Island” because everyone seems to be ill.

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@JanDavisTas @Tim_Beshara @berryquest Now I’m wondering what I’ve brought in with me.

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@Tim_Beshara @JanDavisTas You brought this back from Canberra, didn’t you. All this “frolicking” at the Nationals’..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…s9

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@JanDavisTas Have I just flown into the plague zone? You and @Tim_Beshara and… who else? Will I get out of here alive?

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Here’s an hilarious Barnaby Joyce quote, @SnarkyPlatypus. Talking up his state school background when he went to Ri..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…f2

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Hmmm… The steak was OK, though not as tender as might be desired. Cut thinner than I’d do it. Good mushroom sauce.twitter.com/i/web/status/9…wBG7

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T-bone special with veg, plus a glass of red, $19.50. pic.twitter.com/q6LWIalZje

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NewtonMark The Story So Far. twitter.com/MarkDiStef/sta…

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@nicacordover Well that’s the same as anywhere. There must be some nuances.

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@LovelyCorrine @AbstractCode I mean that’s more or less what the podcast is anyway, maybe with another like..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…4w

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@wine_o_phile I understand Hare-Clark because the Adelaide Uni Students Association used it. A whole different ball game.

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@AbstractCode Maybe Tuesday night will just be me and @LovelyCorrine and a political person drinking whisky and doi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…CP

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Suddenly realising I know almost nothing about Tasmanian politics.

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@wine_o_phile Ah, so a very specific subset of “deals”. This will be interesting to see in practice. If the Liberal Party loses, obviously.

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@Tim_Beshara Bugger. If you’re any better on Sunday then you should come to @goatfesttas for a while.

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@Tim_Beshara Have you got the lurg? Or are you not allowed to talk to the media?

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So there was just an ALP advert on the TV. Biggest text was “Labor will never do a deal with the Greens.” So how is..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…t0

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@Finzensen I’m going to order one in a moment.

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I predicted this the other day. I was right about Trump more than a year out. And since Christensen is Queensland L..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…U9

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@WScetrine It’s my first time here, and already I wish I were staying longer.

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It’s t-bone steak special night. At the next table there’s an old couple digging into their steaks without eye cont..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…rt

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Christ, are all these people on ketamine and GHB or something? They have no grip on reality. twitter.com/davidlipson/st…

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Hmmm. Cataract Gorge is only 2km away. It seems almost compulsory to go there tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/m3oJKBG0C3

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@MikeyRobins What I don’t understand is why all these other people are blocking the bar and no one is sitting in th..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Hu

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@Quicksilveraus I know, I know, but it’s going to be better tomorrow and I don’t want a late night.

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@KarlskiB Suddenly not as interested. I’d like to try the wallaby salami on its own, though.

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For some reason this is called the Tram Bar. pic.twitter.com/aJjJjsnG0e

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paulwiggins Dear conservative Cassandras and wide-eyed trading advisers: after more than 100 days into Ardern’s government, the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Uh

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@Spoonyman Yes, let’s not talk about that. Sigh.

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@KarlskiB Noted. I’m not a huge pizza fan, but I would like to try wallaby.

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@goatfesttas @COLaunceston I am coming to the conclusion that goats are a bad influence.

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Dear Adelaide, “The 9pm Hometown Forum” @Pozible campaign has been given the green light. I’ll launch it on Sunday..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…oC

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samanthamaiden Moment of national silence as we remember: the journalists who said on Wedneday, Feb 7, that this was “not a story..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Rn

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@Spoonyman Thanks, Brian. It’s my first time here, and my immediate impression is that this is a lovely little city..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…L6

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Nearby, too, is the James Boag Brewery Bar. jamesboag.com.au/jamesboag-brew… I really should’ve organised a whole week here.

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GreenJ And so it came to pass that a party that gained 4.6% of the national vote in 2016 will sit down on Monday to determ..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…98

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The Red Brick Road Cider House is very nearby and looks interesting. redbrickroadcider.com.au @redbrickroadCH

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I’m going to be lazy and have a quiet one at my hotel tonight. It’s soggy out there, and I want to have the energy..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2R

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Checked in. Not much of a view from here, but I’ll be exploring tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/EKEitk2HP5

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jonkudelka Was thinking about keeping this one in the back pocket until Monday, but a little voice said “do the hat drawing be..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…6z

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The shuttle will take 19 minutes. Very good excitement. pic.twitter.com/n3iWc9DeNU

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The shuttle driver is approximately spherical, with only a single upper tooth.

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Boomers who don’t pre-book the shuttle and want to pay in cash. Luckily there’s enough seats left.

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Transmitters off. See you in Launceston.

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garystark Actually, he is falling on everyone else’s swords. twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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Thanks for all the bon voyage wishes. It looks like we’re about to pull back. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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The view from 29A, which as you know is my seat on a Boeing 737-800. instagram.com/p/BfhiStdH5os/

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These people are going to take forever to board.

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Christ, about fucking time! What is wrong with this twat? twitter.com/BuzzFeedOzNews…

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@benpobjie Probably. Everything else seems to be.

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VH-YFL shall be my sky-chariot today on VA1092 SYD-LST. pic.twitter.com/Nrc8AMT5uz

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derridalicious “WHAT IS THE MAIDEN NAME OF YOUR FATHER’S MISTRESS” pic.twitter.com/O1QYDX6sl8

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OzKitsch But at 4.58 Billy Graham has a higher goal per game average than Judith Durham twitter.com/barriecassidy/…

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I have just submitted “The 9pm Hometown Forum” to @Pozible for review. I think I’ll launch this campaign during “Th..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…zM

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Did you know that these newer trains have been designed so they’re harder to set on fire? It’s true!

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I am judging everyone on this train.

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Stevie_Easton Who doesn’t love a good APS anecdote? In this one the secretary says he’s going to do a regulatory review in-house..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…dw

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Dear Adelaide, I’m pretty sure I’ll launch a @Pozible campaign just for you in the next few days. I hope to be exte..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…8f

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@paulkidd Several people have drawn this to my attention, and yet it is a very good omen indeed.

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@kenmcswain @sansculotides Thank you. I’m getting so much goat news now!

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, and I can see that @TrainLinkWest is rolling out some more prominent Quiet Carriage signage. Joy…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…5O

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AUDIO GEEK ALERT! This may not be totally new news, but Zoom has a bunch of new kit on their website, zoom.co.jp

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GordyPls AND THE HIGH COURT WILL SO HOLD twitter.com/FinancialRevie…

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@HughRundle @director_tech Cheers. @nphair is the boss-bloke. The aim was to pull back from the technology and the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7M

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We will also be predicting the result of Tasmania’s state election. Well, @TalisaDaKisser will be. Because she’s a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Gr

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Why am I going to Tasmania? This. This is the reason I am going to Tasmania. You should, you MUST, read the whole t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…nh

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Fri plan, confirmed draft: 1024 train to Sydney; editing en route; organise podcast guests for Tuesday; 1430 VA1092..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Mr

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Here is another goat. You can thank me later. twitter.com/christophernea…

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@munin Literally nothing surprises me any more.

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@twiddlekins @jpwarren @kattekrab @director_tech I remember you telling me this once before. Sigh. The human cost o..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…6B

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jonkudelka I love it when everyone’s fighting. twitter.com/rharris334/sta…

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@R_Chirgwin Hmmm. I’m planning to be on the 1024, but the 1124 would work if it were on time. Oh well, nought I can..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Q9

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Well here’s some security theatre and a half! twitter.com/zackwhittaker/…

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@jpwarren @kattekrab @director_tech Fun for everyone, eh? That @ibacVic report is… hilarious?

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@R_Chirgwin Thanks. I’ve already built allowances for such things into the schedule.

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@andrewthazel @leah_galvin @goatfesttas @TalisaDaKisser I am looking forward to performing the scientific political science.

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@jonoabroad It’s possible you weren’t awake at the time… twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@christopherneal Hah, I saw elsewhere just now. There shall certainly be more goats.

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EverythingGoats 1 RT = 1 Goat pic.twitter.com/hAdUd6FYej

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Last night I posted this long-ish thread of links to material from @director_tech, an initiative from the Centre fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…QD

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If you’re not across why I’m heading to Tasmania, this thread has the details. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@clarevward @tourismtasmania @goatfesttas That would be lovely, though this is more podcast than writing this time…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…14

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For reasons which are not entirely clear, three giant yellow-tailed black arsehat birds are systematically dismantling the entire forest.

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Fri plan, outline draft: Slow start; 1014 train to Sydney; editing en route; organise podcast guests for Tuesday; 1..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ne

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intelwire Blaming video games is the last refuge of a scoundrel.

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Friday. Don’t worry, there’s plenty of fish in the bathtub. Friday.

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