Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 27th, 2020

@johnb78 Private education has a lot to answer for.

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@dfpiii Lol. As long as it isn’t controversial then. :)

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@my50thofadollar @renmiri1 Ta, same as a “leucistic” mallard apparently, thank you, though a domestic breed not a mallard.

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@dfpiii Maybe one of you needs to send flowers.

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stilgherrian “40 Signs You Know You’re From Adelaide” (2015) adelady.com.au/40-signs-you-k…

My score is 19/40 but this was obviously w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p7

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stilgherrian Here’s all the lyrics and the music so we can sing along.

(In Shore’s sort-of defence, I’m sure they’re not alone..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p0

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stilgherrian Oh dear, yes, this is indeed the song, as per this historical document. shore.nsw.edu.au/ArticleDocumen… (PDF) twitter.com/pleasedontatme…

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stilgherrian Australia, it’s time to level up! twitter.com/seywarddarby/s…

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@JohnBirmingham Don’t you already have a fridge in your writing bunker and if not why not?

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Apple Music has an all-Bach “radio” channel. music.apple.com/au/station/bac… Also, Mozart. music.apple.com/au/station/moz…

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Oh FFS. (Also, is a Chinese chokehold more or less painful than a Chinese burn?) twitter.com/MoS_Politics/s…

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cameronwilson I preferred when we were just horny for health officers pic.twitter.com/a6o0urMQeH

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@jim_healy This I understand. I wouldn’t have the patience for it.

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kcarruthers He is hilarious twitter.com/guardianus/sta…

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@rohan_p @dobes @drearyclocks @purserj How soon until it gets its own segment on Sunrise?

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Hey @SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron and for that matter Uncle Roger @MrNigelNg, look what was on the back of my supermar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mq

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@dfpiii So when’s the next “Cheerful Despair”? :)

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@Patrickothewerf Yeah I have seen this duck before and I reckon it wandered over to Wentworth Falls Lake because th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DW

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@dfpiii “No men have feathers until the day they die”? As angels?

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@Sam_Hickey It certainly is pretty, yes. And probably a domestic breed of a mallard-esque duck I now believe.

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@mel_yuan Gotcha. And yes, women always get the short end fo the stick with this stuff. Sigh. Good value in the ducks though. :)

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Looking ahead, the last of these five podcasts is with @FrKarlSinclair this week. I’m thinking of doing a little cr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zi

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The highlight of the week was of course the podcast with Fiona Patten MLC.

If you’re enjoying this little Spring S..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gk

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NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 539: A duck but no snow, and a podcast” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/53… Covers 21–27 Septembertwitter.com/i/web/status/1…dQzB

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This would also make it some kind of mallard, or at least a descendent thereof. This narrows it down enough for me..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FX

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@mel_yuan Also, to repeat, I am not making any comment whatsoever about the relative impact on the family workload…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oo

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@mel_yuan So here’s my confusion. My understanding is that “home schooling” is where kids are taught completely out..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uw

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Suggestions that it’s a leucitic mallard are ringing true, from the photos I’m looking at, particularly given that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Q7

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@Doc_Bacon I’d rather stick forks into my eyes.

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HEY DUCK PEOPLE! What sort of duck is this? I can’t find it in Simpson & Day, so I’m guessing it’s not an Australia..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MS

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@mel_yuan Why? I’m just saying that the words are for different things, and people should use the right words, that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ya

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Here’s a better map of my walk today. Quite a pleasant one really. It’s 6.9km, ICYMI, and also up 180m. pic.twitter.com/nDJi5UmCtT

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The Horizontal Tree, Railway Parade, near Wentworth Falls. Ping @R_Chirgwin. pic.twitter.com/uCXAAcdzjB

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@NickyWill100 @gambabiondo I’m not making any comment about the work involved, I just want people to use the right..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UL

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Someone needs to remind parents that remote learning is not “home schooling”.

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sexenheimer I refuse to learn the names of any more 22 year old right-wing think-tank dexie-addict Sky News talking heads. From..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ez

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Leura Mall. In the old sense, not like a bunch of crappy shops in a concrete box. pic.twitter.com/K05UCei9ae

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Also, my phone wants to correct that to “Fuck!” so it’s finally learning.

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I’ve decided to keep going because it means I can walk via Wentworth Falls Lake. pic.twitter.com/QCMMFz07tP

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Getting the show on the road. First I’ll walk from Bunjaree Cottages to Wentworth Falls which is 1.5km. If I’m stil..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aX

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MarellaGayla obsessed with this graphic from the conde nast diversity report pic.twitter.com/H7yJTB7auH

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@juhasaarinen It was named after some German woman, actually.

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jpwarren This NSW Review of Federal Financial Relations from NSW gives the National Cabinet both barrels. And it’s from July..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xC

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I’ve just been watching a grey shrike-thrush bashing a cicada to death. Here’s a (shoddy) photo of that sort of bir..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6U

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AnarchyCoo SEIZE THE MEANS OF DESTRUCTION! pic.twitter.com/J8NCPIdeSJ

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peterwsinger Oh, Honey… twitter.com/StateDept/stat…

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@leahmac Lovely. Though it’s only been the German anthem since 1922, and apparently it’s Haydn. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deutschla…

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matthaig1 I don’t know why David Icke supporters are so angry all the time. He once said it an inter-dimensional race of extr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hd

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eliza_relman Trump’s bragging about a forthcoming Covid vaccine… but every single Trump supporter I talked to at the rally tod..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oO

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@thornae I have a story about the Adelaide Parklands and “danger” which I must share on the podcast some time.

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jeamland “I’m @stilgherrian. Welcome to the Edict.” twitter.com/IL0VEthe80s/st…

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I read this as “Bibles” and I kinda like that version. twitter.com/Clarke_Melissa…

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WhatTimeDan 12:30pm

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Sun plan, finally: A few quick chores; walk to the village or maybe even to Leura; shopping, Katoomba or Leura (TBA..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…K4

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“40 Signs You Know You’re From Adelaide” (2015) adelady.com.au/40-signs-you-k…

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@awelder It’s an appallingly narrow school.

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Which explains the three songs quoted before. Work hard. Be brave. Mastery. Glory. Lift up your hearts to the Lord..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wU

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From the ‘Pedia: “Young Methodist men of the colony and PAC were encouraged to live disciplined, hard working and p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WS

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This will be amusing. Prince Alfred College (PAC) began as a Wesleyan Methodist school in 1867. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Al…

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Another paper by one of those PhD students: “Memory and Masculinity: Religion at Prince Alfred College 1960–66”twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W7k8

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Amusingly, I sourced that from a PhD thesis, “Princes Men: Masculinity at Prince Alfred College 1960–1965”twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cc9c

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So, I went to Prince Alfred College in Adelaide (yeah shut up) and they seem to have had two songs and a hymn. Ver..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aN

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@speechleyish Oh dear. That’s… magnificent? [Shudder.] I’m trying to find my old school’s song now. Stand by.

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It’s still a little cooler than average in the Blue Mountains today, but not miserably so. My plan is intact. pic.twitter.com/WjzVLWFgC9

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Here’s all the lyrics and the music so we can sing along.

(In Shore’s sort-of defence, I’m sure they’re not alone..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p0

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Oh dear, yes, this is indeed the song, as per this historical document. shore.nsw.edu.au/ArticleDocumen… (PDF) twitter.com/pleasedontatme…

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Australia, it’s time to level up! twitter.com/seywarddarby/s…

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Sunday. Everybody has been waiting for you to fail. You will not disappoint them. Sunday.

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