Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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June 6th, 2019

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“Trump’s catastrophic fashion choices in England were not just a sign of bad taste” washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/styl…

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Me earlier today, on the law behind the AFP search warrant on the ABC. This is the way it is now. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@ApostrophePong He really can’t cope unless he’s the centre of attention and everyone loves him.

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Gizmodo CORRECTION: Gizmodo originally stated that drug company Mallinckrodt had jacked up the price of an anti-seizure med..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W3

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@developerjack You’d be better off using the computer for tax planning, and drinking the wine. Just a suggestion.

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Shut down for OH&S reasons after the AFP audio surveillance team had their eardrums shredded. twitter.com/RossAddison56/…

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@GordyPls @purserj @jpwarren @joshgnosis Actually I think Harvey Norman and WIN News have based their promo on a re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nH

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firstdogonmoon Please donate to saving this completely ridiculous bird - these bird scientists are fighting a terrible bird diseas..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ey

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@purserj @jpwarren @joshgnosis To be fair, it kinda worked. I’d forgotten that Harvey Norman was still a thing. I’m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ln

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@purserj @joshgnosis I’m starting to enjoy these stories now.

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In which drug company Mallinckrodt gives Gizmodo good reason to repeat talking about the story. twitter.com/Gizmodo/status…

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4Boat If you’ve got a good point to make try making it without Photoshop. twitter.com/BethanyinCBR/s…

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@purserj @joshgnosis One could say that the campaign really sucks.

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@noreasonspec See, this is what reading it does to you! Yes, the Crimes Act 1914 (Cth). (I was one of the people wh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sk

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At this point in proceedings I would like to say that the Crimes Act 1914 (Cth) is a disorganised mess and anyone h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Au

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joshgnosis A teen in Melbourne fitted his truck with red and blue lights and started responding to emergencies through an emer..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iM

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@stufox I like this theory, but alas no.

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@Mike_Carey_23 @RichardTuffin And I’m pretty sure that MLAT doesn’t require the Act to be called the same thing in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1M

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Australia doesn’t have an “Official Secrets Act” either, but it’s the thought that counts. twitter.com/norightturnnz/…

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I don’t even like popcorn. It’s like rancid butter on crumpled cardboard.

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TheTweetOfGod Thanks, Twitter! I needed a half-day off anyway. pic.twitter.com/jXi0Zo1xAM

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dahowlett Only complete idiots need apply. twitter.com/derek_dupreez/…

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nsilverberg every British actor been on a show called something like CHUFFED STICKY BUM BUM that’s had like three seasons and s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vK

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petstarr This is genuinely so weird. HERE KID, HAVE FUN PLAYING IN YOUR SAD MONOCHROME BALL PIT, MUM AND DAD DIDN’T WANT YOU..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FQ

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This week’s events in Australia give me another chance to plug “The Encryption Debate in Australia”, my brief paper..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WW

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dtsmith_sydney I’m appreciating Australia’s touching re-enactment of cricket during the Bob Hawke years. Vale.

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Valentine702 It’s the AFP. After Rembrandt. pic.twitter.com/YNurIOTbNY

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stilgherrian @zdnetaustralia In case people haven’t worked it out, this is about the law underpinning the “add, copy, delete or..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rj

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stilgherrian Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Huge scope of Australia’s new national security laws reveals itself”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gp

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@jpwarren Yeah I guess it’s more Twelve Angry Men.

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@Kate_McClymont @annikasmethurst @sclark_melbs Because they were looking specifically for a USB stick in one, but w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XH

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anne_theriault When I was a kid, I thought the heir to the British throne was the Prince of Whales, which made perfect sense since..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tZ

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@ZeroArmour @staticsan Your mistake is that you’re not looking closely enough. That’s OK, though, anagrams can be d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…U3

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jpwarren Booyah! A second win against DHS. This time for this request: righttoknow.org.au/request/risk_g… for these documents rela..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IE

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@k_morrissey @tacticalmaid No, it will end. We shall all, each one of us, end. We shall grow old and tired and decr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uI

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@BennettArron Hey look, as long as they speak RP, right?

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@Spoonyman @wiggyagogo @jpwarren Having read the Deloitte report… wow, was it mismanaged or what. For years.

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Remember, GERARD HENDERSON is an anagram of CHUNDERING HENTAI.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @joshgnosis One or the other, after this US settlement set a benchmark. @joshgnosis would remember,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kN

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@wiggyagogo @Spoonyman More a @jpwarren line, though I’ve used it. :) Also, on the child support system, “Human Ser..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8M

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@WarWraith @SnarkyPlatypus Goddam. I choose to go from my old memory rather than look it up. $245 billion is starti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…af

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@SnarkyPlatypus @joshgnosis This is the US: “Jury Awards $1 Billion to Apple in Samsung Patent Case” (24 Aug 2012) nytimes.com/2012/08/25/tec…

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@SnarkyPlatypus I did report on some of the Samsung vs Apple in the Federal Court of Australia when @joshgnosis was..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vv

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yes, Qualcomm vs Apple also. Apple has used its muscle (vast cash reserved in excess of $100 billio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L1

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yes. Samsung sued Apple for non-payment over 3G-related patents used in the iPhone. Apple said the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…St

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@SnarkyPlatypus The China angle is that they’ve been by far the most active in the 5G standards process, and Huawei..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7w

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@SnarkyPlatypus When the standard is finally agreed, patent-holders must offer their patents to all ITU members at..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Co

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yes and no. The technical standard is something negotiated and agreed upon at the ITU level, but co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…73

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@reselsnark Mystic Turdreader, $45 per session.

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@twiddlekins @awelder @Asher_Wolf @Scottludlam I felt like I was banging my head on the wall then, and I feel like..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9G

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@twiddlekins @awelder @Asher_Wolf @Scottludlam I expounding on this theme at length in “Senate to re-open Bloggers..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ew

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THIS IS WHAT I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO TELL YOU PEOPLE. twitter.com/firstdogonmoon…

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@twiddlekins @awelder @Asher_Wolf As an aside, this is from the Evidence Amendment (Journalists’ Privilege) Act 201..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bm

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@twiddlekins @awelder @Asher_Wolf And are members of a particular trade union along with trombonists and acrobats.

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What does “safe” mean in this context?

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The sources are safe because we have a policy that our sources are safe.

My house will not burn down because I hav..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IL

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“The ABC’s MD said its journalists’ sources were safe.

“‘The ABC stands by its journalists, will protect its sourc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fO

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@RealNickHodge Nick, this is an extremely problematic question.

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@SimonHFish @MikeCarlton01 Seriously though, no, let’s not shoot at them again. Just having a whinge about word choice.

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Given that there’s an estimated 30,000 journalists in Australia’s population of 25,398,170, maybe tell us what they..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bs

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@SnarkyPlatypus I think it’s more a plea driven by existential despair.

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I was tempted to say “Why is there always this confusion over whether something is journalism or not purely on the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Li

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Why is there a “merely” in this sentence? Why is there always this confusion over whether something is journalism o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F9

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Well, they’ve reenacted jumping out of an aircraft. Which is still impressive for old blokes, and well done. But th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fI

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JoshBBornstein No he has sued for breach of the Fair Work Act twitter.com/abcsydney/stat…

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sanglesey So much winning in the latest @TheNewEuropean, including a new column by @wself, @Bonn1eGreer on impeaching Trump a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…O6

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@scott_thewspot @niall_bigscreen Yep, PJCIS inquiry is ongoing, and “The Independent National Security Legislation..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aG

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@bgosford Ah, Carol’s thing. :) Thanks, though this time at least it’s not one for me.

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@TeamSJW Not well known, I wouldn’t think.

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@TeamSJW That’s a shame, and I now remember a specific person in Melbourne who’s still going at it.

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@zdnetaustralia It always amuses me how some people think that describing or explaining the law means being in favour of it.

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@zdnetaustralia In case people haven’t worked it out, this is about the law underpinning the “add, copy, delete or..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rj

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NewtonMark We did warn you all, but you thought you were smarter than everyone else and that we were weird privacy-obsessed ex..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LY

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jpwarren “Media, lawyers and opposition politicians were scrambling to work out the implications.” of laws that have already..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dS

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@jpwarren @Lizzie_OShea @katgallow I wasn’t me and you can’t prove it was.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Huge scope of Australia’s new national security laws reveals itself”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gp

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Goddammit I thought this said Tim Minchin was going to do it. That would certainly get me to tune in. twitter.com/ABCthedrum/sta…

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I’ve just been sent this photo by a pub that apparently thinks it’ll entice me to return. gallery.mailchimp.com/346f9d97f53c5c… pic.twitter.com/E0ftFNZ9JQ

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Is this the case? Does the current generation of journalists need to go the mongrel more? twitter.com/MikeCarlton01/…

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Why do I feel that Israel Folau is going to end up representing himself and being labeled a vexatious litigant?

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@zdnetaustralia I’m not sure that it’s shouty enough. Citing legislation always calms me down.

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@jpwarren I didn’t include that bit of s.3F in my soon-to-appear piece, but yes it would seem to allow a warrant re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P5

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@zdnetaustralia Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains knee-jerk reactions and a policeman.

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If you missed the AFP press conference about the ABC search warrant etc, @7NewsAustralia has the video..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gv

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@hingehead @mik235 I will have a story up later this afternoon. Writing is as we speak.

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@austlii Wow. This is gorgeous. Thank you, @austlii, but I think that might be outside the scope of what I have to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vZ

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jpwarren AustLII isn’t a public service, btw. It should be, but it isn’t.
It survives on donations, so consider making one…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xt

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@austlii Also handy, from our friends at the Parliamentary Library in Canberra, “History of criminal law”, though i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qj

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@austlii This is bringing back some terrible memories of reading the legislation the first time around.

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Also handy, @austlii’s extensive notes on the Crimes Act 1914 (Cth) detailing exactly which acts amended the Act, w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4A

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Reading the Crimes Act 1914 (Cth) section 3F, “The things that are authorised by a search warrant”…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…c2

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@drzax @R_Chirgwin @simonahac Indeed. I have no solutions, only questions.

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@garthk @jeamland Or, for more fun, the full Kaczynski.

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@drzax @R_Chirgwin @simonahac “Not having time” is a choice, in my view. A news outlet chooses what it covers and h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ic

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DesignedToFade You’d think by now after tweeting it every f**king year he’d believe it pic.twitter.com/tibqvDYMEF

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GrogsGamut Love that strong economy pic.twitter.com/6Ivr4mDmPQ

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@drzax @R_Chirgwin @simonahac True. This is why I’ve said for ages that the age of the generalist journalist may we..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nx

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JamesMelville These walking portraits are absolutely incredible.
pic.twitter.com/pOn9W5gcPZ

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@Epigrammist @simonahac I thought I might post one of my pasta recipes.

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@R_Chirgwin @simonahac So, I’m expecting too much from the people whose job it is to keep an eye on what the govern..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3Z

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Thu plan: Breakfast; laundry; write some shouty words for @zdnetaustralia; quiet evening. Some of these activities may happen in parallel.

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@hingehead No, it’s not. Because the rules of evidence still exist. It’s about hiding activities when it’s a covert access warrant.

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Oh look, this again. Last time it was Putin, I believe. It was also Trump back in 2017. And of course it’s bullshit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DM

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@simonahac Excellent. I am cranky now. As an aside, guess what I will be writing about today?

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Not picking on @simonahac here, just using his tweet as an example because it quotes what appears to be surprised outraged.

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Note for the hard of thinking: No, this is not support for the scope of the warrant or the laws. Just frustration t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…E7

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These are also the powers in the Act describing the so-called “computer access warrants” that have been there for y..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ga

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Can you turn poppers into codeine?

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@SnarkyPlatypus You don’t see that sentence very often.

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@expectproblems Now I’m trying to remember which author was inspired by the ancient valleys to write a book. Was it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qM

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@expectproblems Yep, that’s why the first track at Wentworth Falls is Darwin’s Walk. Also, have a rabbit-hole. flickr.com/photos/blue_mo…

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BetteMidler I want to thank everyone who came to my defense last night during my personal Battle of the Bulge with he who must..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yq

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@expectproblems There’s some great archive photos around, because this was the High Victorian era of course, then E..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AT

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@expectproblems The Carrington intrigues me because it was built as a luxury summer resort before there was even mu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qo

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@rgmerk You know you can just use your uni or state library login and search for the headline on EBSCO or Factiva or the like? ;)

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@expectproblems For sure. Cocktails in that grand old room is the way to go, unless you want to go the Hydro Majest..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3e

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At least the Red Wattlebirds (Anthochaera carunculata) are active this morning. australianmuseum.net.au/learn/animals/… Eating the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AL

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@expectproblems It’s got a big restaurant area out the back, wooden floors and similar wooden chairs, but yeah it’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…A8

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@expectproblems I’ve only been to Gardners Inn once, which probably means I’ve only been to Blackheath once. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@expectproblems Well, “decent”, y’see. Gardners Inn is a perfectly good country pub, with all that that implies. Th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Su

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Thursday. Please stand against the wall. No reason. Thursday.

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