Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 23rd, 2020

OK, enough of this insecure and self-indulgent performative bullshit, I need to get some sleep.

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@TheDanBarrett @kcarruthers Look I’m not one to judge, obviously, but I can’t help but think this may not be totally healthy for you.

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kcarruthers Pity then that nowadays kids are programmed every minute from dawn until dusk then isn’t it? twitter.com/theage/status/…

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NewtonMark Oh, a paper trail, nice, very smart. twitter.com/smh/status/123…

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heldavidson whoever made the hildebrand hot take generator can turn it off now, it has peaked pic.twitter.com/CUR3xB0z1Y

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@TheDanBarrett @kcarruthers What choice? (Will I regret asking this? Is it about the sweater again?)

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TaniaWalker Bring these back and give me a reason to celebrate easter plz twitter.com/WhoresofYore/s…

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@TheDanBarrett @kcarruthers Are you sure you’re not over-thinking this? I mean, knitwear-based trolling is pretty niche.

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@kcarruthers @TheDanBarrett Look the sweater is lovely. And he seems quite earnest in his defence of… something…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…av

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@TheDanBarrett So, um, why? Apart, obviously, from his taste in knitwear?

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stilgherrian @FionaPattenMLC Please feel free to suggest questions. And I’ll feel free to ignore them.

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stilgherrian The best thing about the coming week is that on Monday afternoon I’m recording a podcast with the remarkable and da..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H5

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stilgherrian NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly wrap 508: Cyber and Chinese-inspired lighting in Melbourne” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/50… Covers 1..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a0

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EJBrand Identifying hard with this 1780s woman who arranged an elaborate portrait and then ended up hiding behind a leaf 📸 twitter.com/Amanda_Vickery…

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@JM77 If we only did what’s “necessary” it would be a very drab world indeed.

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@FionaPattenMLC @upulie @sallywhyte Another aspect of this podcast, recorded nine days before the election, is that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8X

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@jodiem @FionaPattenMLC Great point. Listening back to what we discussed in November 2016 it’s well worth revisiting.

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@davispg @Telstra Yeah but Tuggeranong isn’t an actual place.

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@FionaPattenMLC @upulie @sallywhyte Goddammit. Listening back it turns out I was the first person to say “cunt”. Bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LI

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@dawnstarau Well yes I remember the @linuxconfau where they included soap with the conference swag.

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NewtonMark I see where they’re coming from, but it’s kinda dangerous for democracy that a police service thinks it’s entitled..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9L

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simongerman600 Map shows how far you can travel in 90 minutes via public transit as a commuter in London and in San Francisco. Con..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KF

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stephendziedzic Former Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein (net worth $1.1 billion) does not feel rich pic.twitter.com/0P6wMqT7dl

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It’s a little quiet in Melbourne’s Chinatown for a Sunday night, I think, but I’ve bought @SnarkyPlatypus a special..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zw

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I’m listening back to this episode and yeah it was bloody good. Guests were @FionaPattenMLC @upulie @sallywhyte. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@FrKarlSinclair As so it should. :) Does His Holiness prefer PSN or Steam for his recreational needs?

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SamSykesSwears perhaps the real message of The Lord of the Rings was that only people who are well-rested, enjoy plenty of leisure..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JQ

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@FrKarlSinclair I was thinking of more recent decisions. Also, congratulations, but I’m not sure that I approve of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1C

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@FrKarlSinclair Wow. Well if you’re going to go back THAT far! :)

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TheNehad Pack of vicious dogs attack helpless toddler while someone films!!! twitter.com/dannolan/statu…

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HMReilly RIP June. An icon, one of Australia’s first businesswomen and mortal enemy of short-shorts. Really enjoyed the time..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ih

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ABCTV “Slut-shaming…I love that!” 😂 @HMReilly teaches June Dally-Watkins a new phrase in tonight 9..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…8F

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@RhombusHatesYou @FionaPattenMLC Look I’m fine with serious drinking, obviously, but it makes for tedious listening for other people.

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“I was drunk, she struggled, but I finally stole her passport.” twitter.com/PickardJE/stat…

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dannolan imagine thinking getting a slightly higher tax rate is equivalent to being brutalised by the state on a generational level

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AndrewCatsaras Churchill: “You ask, what is our policy? It is to wage war, by sea, land & air, with all our might & with all the s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fd

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s/5/15/. There is no excuse for these people. twitter.com/bradesposito/s…

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@FionaPattenMLC Please feel free to suggest questions. And I’ll feel free to ignore them.

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The best thing about the coming week is that on Monday afternoon I’m recording a podcast with the remarkable and da..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H5

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NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly wrap 508: Cyber and Chinese-inspired lighting in Melbourne” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/50… Covers 1..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a0

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JaysonElliot I’m not sure what’s going on with this car, but I love it pic.twitter.com/79SSe35hoY

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@RhombusHatesYou I’m told just now that someone is marketing a fashionable handbag that works as a goonbag holder,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…41

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@Sheeds_au There is that. Today has been, and continues to be, lovely.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Now playing: Robbie Williams and Kylie Minogue, “Kids” youtu.be/cvn6eYJh-0c

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@RhombusHatesYou @marcuskelson @SnarkyPlatypus I let that one through to the keeper, but yes, what’s that all about Marcus?

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@SnarkyPlatypus @marcuskelson I can thoroughly recommend @frankieboyle’s Tour of Scotland, currently on BBC iPlayer..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ei

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@RealNickHodge And yet I’m still not scoring a root. Riddle me that!

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One of the barmaids has broken up with her girlfriend, just before they were about to go on a Great Ocean Road holi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iL

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@RhombusHatesYou @SnarkyPlatypus Thanks, will check it out. There’s some relevant places in Sydney.

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I AM HAVING TOO NICE A DAY I NEED TO COMPLAIN ABOUT SOMETHING WHAT SHOULD I COMPLAIN ABOUT.

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@RhombusHatesYou @SnarkyPlatypus Oh hello. What should I be looking for? Do you know its name?

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This is 100% true. Some of us wrote about it 15 years ago, maybe longer if we’re the likes of @jayrosen_nyu, and ye..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ae

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evcricket I reckon about 80%, maybe more, of the journos writing “Twitter has ruined the discourse” takes are just mad that t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vu

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samanthamaiden Every now and again I think about time I had dinner at a Chinese restaurant with Speaker Tony Smith (when he was a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uy

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@SnarkyPlatypus Where there’s haggis there’s likely to be black pudding.

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@SnarkyPlatypus A search on “haggis Sydney” reveals some butchers who make it…

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SnarkyPlatypus Are there any pubs in Sydney that do a haggis?

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iandenisjohnson I cannot agree with this piece at all: real Confucianism was not about blind obedience and Chinese eating practices..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…r3

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JuliusGoat This is literally the exact calculation German conservatives made in July 1932. pic.twitter.com/b8OQHogyeB

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June Dally-Watkins, Australia’s queen of deportment and etiquette, dies at 92 theguardian.com/fashion/2020/f…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @sylmobile Also, this pub has an all-UK playlist, but then that’s the whole point. Plenty of UK bee..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bj

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@SnarkyPlatypus If you put lemongrass and mint into it, it’s Thai. Even if it’s the wrong kind of basil. Tomato and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1C

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natebliss May I please draw your attention to this anonymous quote contained herein: twitter.com/brooklynpaper/… pic.twitter.com/iolc5h6eqQ

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SnarkyPlatypus Michael McCormack really is a dreadful piece of queerphobic trash

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NewtonMark Wow Angus Taylor is a liar, who knew? twitter.com/GrogsGamut/sta…

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r0wdy_ When you know enough families whose lives were destroyed because they couldn’t afford medicine in the richest count..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DM

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thomas_violence thousands of man-hours could be saved every year if instead of writing this piece once every few days, columnists a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EB

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@liquidparanoia @SnarkyPlatypus There do seem to be waves of recipes that surge through pubs. I’m sure it’s tasty,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…f4

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@SnarkyPlatypus Now playing: Bros, “When Will I Be Famous?” youtu.be/NvQTTA9raJU Did I mention that this is an English pub?

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bortlb Will over-salaried Australian journalists ever learn how to think beyond themselves as some kind of stifled undercl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bv

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I find myself at the Elephant and Wheelbarrow.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Fwiw, I just passed Little Bourke Street, i.e. Chinatown, and it looked very quiet. It’s still earl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tf

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Mr La Trobe checks his Twitter feed. pic.twitter.com/goMHqwJ7yv

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Awesome this afternoon.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yes, I simply had to back to the bathroom to capture that graffiti.

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BBCLBicker Out of 102 patients at the psychiatric hospital in Cheongdo, only 3 of them don’t have twitter.com/yonhaptweet/st…

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@misosusanowa @Library_Vic @cincylibrary Yep, there’s a lot of that happening at libraries in Australia too. So good to see.

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Draft filed for @zdnetaustralia. It has a headline with awful alliteration, and even a couple of facts!

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@jonoabroad Nah, won’t do “I told you so” until after the elections in November. But I have started muttering “Eigh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qd

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HAHAHAHAHAHA! Hardly a day goes by in 2020 without something even more amazing happening. twitter.com/calder_walton/…

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@jonoabroad @Library_Vic No no, for those purposes it’s still Sunday. I have a lot to catch up on at the moment.

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@zdnetaustralia @Library_Vic Progress report: I’ve written 1200 of a target 2000 words, though it can be a little l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T9

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jxeeno good news: you can track city circle train replacement buses in real-time this weekend

bad news: gotta fix that co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AI

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@Library_Vic You’ve only got until 6pm today because it’s the last day, but @Library_Vic currently has both Ned Kel..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gj

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@Library_Vic The renovations are more restorations. This library is so beautiful. And all it took was two tons of g..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kz

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@Library_Vic The video suite and audio studio aren’t open yet, but they look like they’ll be kitted out quite well…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rw

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SwiftOnSecurity TweetDeck will always burn you in the end twitter.com/lil_yenta/stat…

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thomas_violence if you can eat a hamburger—you can eat a car

if you can eat a car—you can eat a bus

if you can eat a bus—you catwitter.com/i/web/status/1…3asl4

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@Library_Vic It says over there they have a video editing suite, and an audio studio for making podcasts, please book. Sweet.

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Working in the newly-renovated bit of @Library_Vic. Nice. pic.twitter.com/ifFzIOFM68

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@Thefinnigans I am not complaining. And the broth was excellent.

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@Davelennonabc Since people have been asking, D House Cafe, 313 Swanston St. Very nice. pic.twitter.com/nDzat85ZgJ

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@Davelennonabc Their minds will be blown when they discover this can be done from their own homes and someone will bring the food to them.

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“Place your order on the tablet” has both baffled and astounded them. They are white Australians probably in their early 30s.

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Someone at the next table is wanting to order sticky rice.

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Meanwhile, “Ill-founded coronavirus fears push Chinese restaurants to the brink” abc.net.au/news/2020-02-2…

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I have Hong Kong wonton noodle soup. pic.twitter.com/VTh8jvW3kQ

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Is there some reason the planet needs a “Friends” reunion? The scare away the alien invasion fleet, perhaps?

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@cafuego I’m on the beta program so I’ll flag it.

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Or my brain’s. “Matrilineal”. There.

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Bougainville is matrilinial, a concept so weird in the West that the word isn’t even in my iPad dictionary. abc.net.au/news/2020-02-2…

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jason_a_w This feels like something that would have been used as an example in one of those 1990s primers on postmodernism pic.twitter.com/7P507TadEd

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@aleeb88 I’m in Melbourne atm, but George St looks like it’ll become quite the place if the @cityofsydney doesn’t try to micromanage it.

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NewtonMark There is something incredibly satisfying about Brits being the targets of racism rather than one of history’s most..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mj

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@zdnetaustralia @Library_Vic Sun plan, revised as needed: Annoyingly slow start (almost done); write for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5w

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Oh great. I seem to have constructed an SSL redirection loop, somehow. Fixing that will have to wait until later when I’m properly awake.

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s 31C and sunny down in Melbourne today. For some reason.

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ben_hr Do you remember how Facebook posts use to start with a “Johnny Bighead is…” prompt? Twitter needs a “Well, actuallytwitter.com/i/web/status/1…giBP

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AislinnClarke These haunting medium format slides with images of an unknown woman walking into the sea were found in a Virginia t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…25

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stilgherrian Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “Home Affairs pushes back against encryption law proposals” zdnet.com/article/home-a…..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a6

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stilgherrian From the Immigration Museum in Melbourne, an observation for @SnarkyPlatypus. pic.twitter.com/W9ubnkOmqp

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@paulwallbank @SnarkyPlatypus I want to spend another time there. It’s too much to absorb in one go. Five stars.

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Sun plan, draft: Annoyingly slow start but I needed that long sleep; laundry; write for @zdnetaustralia at..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bh

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I’d heard it was more like a mushroom, and that it didn’t emanate all that far. twitter.com/realTuckFrumpe…

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He may not be the Director of National Intelligence America needs but he’s the DNI it wants. Or something. twitter.com/JasonSCampbell…

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Sunday. Complexity: 6. Underpants satisfaction: 5. Swirliness: 7. Sunday.

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