Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 18th, 2021

NewtonMark Anyone who’s still in the Home Affairs dept is there because it’s aligned with their values and they’re fine with t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xj

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jeamland I Stand With Dan twitter.com/mysteriosox/st…

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_AcrossTheAges Mammoths were still walking the earth when this grasshopper weight was hand-carved almost 4000 years ago in bronze..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bv

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3CC0__ The Underwater Screen Saver from Windows 98 pic.twitter.com/nbJVMs80fB

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HeerJeet Proud to say I’ve been boycotting ISIS, Boko Haram, and Taliban from the start. I don’t know why Brigitte Gabriel o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gr

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EXACTLY 48 HOURS FROM NOW: “The 8pm Quiz” livestream returns this Thursday 20 May at 8pm AEST…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5z

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@feraldata But would you let him put a frozen hamster in a microwave today?

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This is both terrible and genius. twitter.com/johnb78/status…

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John_F_Power One in 3 Australians think keeping borders shut until mid-2022 is too optimistic.

At what point do we start askin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…97

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@feraldata Isn’t it just the most amazing story! And James Lovelock is still alive!

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@imnegan I can still remember making the decision. :)

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@baxters Wow that’s still a thing? Southwark Bitter was the beer my uncle’s choice at the extended family Christmas..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cJ

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@DavidFeng @pajolicoe @TSniedziewski Which is good, yes. I know you’re very tall. But how many other seats are ther..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dp

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@DavidFeng @pajolicoe @TSniedziewski Mate what is going on with your train? It doesn’t seem to be complete yet.

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@IanKath Whereas now I get cranky with people holding smartphones asking me for directions to an obvious place. Which I shouldn’t do.

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@SteveMolk @SuperCroup @johnb78 @cameronwilson @elisethoma5 @sexenheimer To be fair the whole world is a bit of a nightmare right now.

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@SuperCroup @johnb78 As an aside, they just said Nextdoor is the 8th largest social network in the US. It’s also ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sw

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@lawfarepodcast Will Oremus’ description of Nextdoor being used more outside the big cities: “It’s often dealing wi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xw

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Listening to a @lawfarepodcast about disinformation on the social network Nextdoor. Fascinating. pca.st/t7ps874a

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@jmfarrow That I had in spades in the second-to-minute level. Live broadcasting is a harsh mistress. But yes it doe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yc

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Tue plan, remainder: A small gin; soup; plug what’s coming up in between shitposting and a second gin.

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@jmfarrow “There are clocks everywhere” is a solid reason. I also started to develop the attitude that if, say, I h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q7

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@nudder12 Perhaps we move in different circles…

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I last wore a wristwatch in November (?) 1991 when I left ABC Radio, where I produced live programs. I no longer n..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xI

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sylmobile [POLL]: Do you wear a wrist watch?

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Brown cuckoo-dove (Macropygia phasianelle), part thereof. pic.twitter.com/pDrEVAWues

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@JohnBirmingham @R_Chirgwin @PrincessMattie1 I used to be a 5am waker* as my normal routine but goddam meds have not helped.

* Not a typo.

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I am hopeless. Last month I discovered that the backpack I’ve had for six months has a separate zipped compartment..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X6

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@JohnBirmingham Hey I too am struggling to accept certain aspects of reality.

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Hey Kids, last night I posted a podcast. It was a bunch of fun. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@GreenJ We could make a batch of those stickers with @jpwarren with a write-in name and just stick them on people. I already have a list.

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MakingBlakes7 PLEASE RETWEET: Can anyone help me identify these two props? All I know is that they were made in the BBC VFX Depar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BL

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@JohnBirmingham I have a feeling, just a hunch, that’s because you are no longer a young writer.

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“NASA warns alien life may not be fuckable” (10 Mar) thebeaverton.com/2021/03/nasa-w…

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AnarchyCoo MUU! LIVE FAST. DIE OLD. pic.twitter.com/J8ZKjENBJV

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glengyron He’s saying that the outbreak in Singapore is a consequence of us opening our borders. Something which categorical..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…os

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@DavidFeng Yeah I get that there’s a slope down to the street but that is just plain lazy lol.

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“I promise this story about microwaves is interesting,” says @tomscott and yeah no spoilers, but this is just amazi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Le

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China’s railway engineering quite rightly gets plenty of compliments. Now look at these stairs. twitter.com/DavidFeng/stat…

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@EnsignR @NewtonMark Well this is where being a professional comes in. If it’s a five-minute bulletin it goes for f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IF

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@maz_jovanovich @JohnBirmingham Australia’s robust defamation laws prevent me from making further comment. :)

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@NewtonMark Every now and then I ponder doing a regular podcast, just a few minutes each episode, but it’s “News fr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ms

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“GWR HST with a stuck horn arriving at Slough!” youtube.com/watch?v=toZmuf…

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“The challenge to accurately account for all Covid-19 deaths echoes around the world… Many Covid-19 deaths go unr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CK

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Happy Thought 2 of 2: “3x higher than reported: Mexico’s Covid death toll estimated at 600,000. New research from t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iu

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Happy Thought 1 of 2: The US has now clocked over 600,000 deaths from COVID-19. coronatracker.com pic.twitter.com/nAmc5OS0oH

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@expectproblems @maz_jovanovich @JohnBirmingham Lol I haven’t read this series but if I did would I come to the sam..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7F

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Oh wow, @dobes. This is very spiky indeed. twitter.com/roweafr/status…

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@expectproblems @maz_jovanovich @JohnBirmingham You’ll love it, and Rupert Degas’ reading is just gorgeous.

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purserj This is a public service announcement for Australians of a certain Age.

Netflix has the original Monkey Magic

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@maz_jovanovich @expectproblems @JohnBirmingham Lol that’s only because you’re in volume three. ;)

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@DavidFeng That must present problems the further you go inland.

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@expectproblems @JohnBirmingham Yes I see the dilemma. I think in this case read the JB works but sorry Eliza I th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mt

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@DavidFeng Why are you wiping your ID card all over the filthy outside of your mask? I hope you’re going to disinfe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nt

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Bill’s nanobots will have their own AI now. They’ll decide what is and isn’t a disease.

“Moderna leveraging its ‘A..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LB

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innesmck can see why they abandoned it it’s clearly above water twitter.com/UrbanFoxxxx/st…

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TobyWalsh “A military sensor company boasted that the algorithm could distinguish between military and civilian vehicles. ….twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H9

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@DavidFeng @rajtoday Sadly I think India is going to be a bit busy with the ‘rona for a while yet. :(

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Now here is a fine performance, with bonus brutalism. twitter.com/NationalTheatr…

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@elronxenu I choose not to think about this.

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“CrossFit enthusiast… digital marketing manager and cryptocurrency trader,” so essentially a character from..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…37

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@DavidFeng It says here in an internet: “7,349 stations across India”. So this will take some time.

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@DavidFeng Oh wait, just the high-speed lines in this project?

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@devalara44 Yeah but where did you say it? And did you develop the joke? Professional versus amateur…. :)

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“Japan to restrict private sector use of foreign equipment and tech: Report” by @campbell_kwan zdnet.com/article/japan-…

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@DavidFeng So this becomes a lot harder when you’re in some less-populated place with two train services a day alon..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WD

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@DavidFeng That’s one hell of an ambition. Have you heard of Europe? India?

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@DavidFeng What’s your policy for alighting rather than just looking at a station, and how far are you through your “every station” odyssey?

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Points for “Hrdlicka immunity”. twitter.com/crikey_news/st…

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OaaSvc lol, what are they smoking at The Monthly? pic.twitter.com/JB0PBOu10i

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@jasonandrade @R_Chirgwin @mattcdef2000 Which reminds me, I must organise that fibre across to Richard’s house to p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zg

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YousefMunayyer Israeli officials have referred to what Israel is doing to Gaza again now as “mowing the lawn”

In other words, the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8V

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nwjerseyliz Students for Trump founder John Lambert sentenced to 13 months for posing as lawyer nydailynews.com/new-york/ny-st…

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DeptDefence The Indonesian fishermen had been clinging to their partially submerged vessel for a day in rough seas when they we..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wr

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DeptDefence Over the weekend & crews assisted with the successful rescue of 20 stranded fishermen in th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…e4

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@R_Chirgwin @mattcdef2000 I do have them somewhere, yes. “Boom!” they go.

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These numbers do feel low to me. Maybe Services Australia runs a tight shop with a culture of protecting privacy. O..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ex

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There’s a threshold before something becomes a “notifiable data breach” under the Privacy Act, y’see, so a lot of t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5n

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“However, Services Australia said it took administrative disciplinary action in response to a number of those inves..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bo

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I first thought this number sounded impossibly low until I read later that there were “125 investigations into unau..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DZ

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Unemployedneg One year ago today this site peaked. pic.twitter.com/GwIGzzSlq3

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@mattcdef2000 Ah yes, the exploding modem is well known to us, right @R_Chirgwin? :)

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juanandres_gs Tired CISO: “We are making regular backups and storing them offline before we get hit with ransomware”
Wired CISO:..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qr

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TheDEWLine The five foreign military partners are Bahrain, Taiwan, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Morocco. twitter.com/AFLCMCofficial…

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BDStanley Therapist: Polish Easter food isn’t real, it can’t hurt you.

Poland: pic.twitter.com/RlvWSpdqHt

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magpiekilljoy today at my cabin i laid down the law pic.twitter.com/Q3KfuU89o7

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glengyron @johnb78 Im on the vaccine that saved River Phoenix?

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existentialfish a real screenshot from OAN. OAN is funded through cable subscriber fees — that is, people who never watch OAN (or..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k9

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@jxeeno I am awaiting further instructions. :)

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Personally I think “above-mentioned cretin” should be hyphenated, like that. twitter.com/VicBergerIV/st…

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AnarchyCoo MOO. DISRESPECT YOUR SURROUNDINGS. pic.twitter.com/3jpVbn5yk9

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MapPornTweet Map from 1940 showing the movement of coal, iron, and grain in the Great Lakes redd.it/8gr6pw pic.twitter.com/apKFYyqFl7

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James_Jeffrey Scott Morrison talking about who can and can’t be trusted pic.twitter.com/XuNU4NHbR3

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Thinkwert (𝘩𝘢𝘤𝘬𝘦𝘳 𝘷𝘰𝘪𝘤𝘦) I’m in pic.twitter.com/Ehui1iwIzN

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DerenicByrd See what happens when employers have a hard time finding workers…..? They can afford to pay you. pic.twitter.com/1dHIr9VV3I

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@jxeeno @johnb78 @aussiewongm @NewtonMark I am ashamed to say I’ve never tried it. I wonder if anyone even uses it any more.

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Dear AUSTRAC this is nothing to concern yourself with. pic.twitter.com/V0rJKqfrwp

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Listening to today’s @7ampodcast, “Gaza’s deadliest day” pca.st/2zvso1z8

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Fascinating bit at the end of this episode about the possibility of using the common drug heparin as a PrEP/PEP for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Or

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Getting close to thinking about making breakfast.

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_DaveKnowles I’m explaining British passive-aggressive sarcasm to a team of Aussies, and I can see they’re viewing me in a whole..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kb

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Two doses, two different vaccines: Does it work?” pca.st/wey3sleu

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jonoabroad okay, I am thinking I know why people are sticking frozen spuds up their bums twitter.com/Pinboard/statu…

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Pinboard @SwiftOnSecurity You ever think about how your stomach has never had an unmashed potato

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This is not a mater for discussion. It is a simple fact.

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“World is home to 50bn birds,” and they are all jerks. theguardian.com/environment/20…

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SwiftOnSecurity Running water is a miracle everyone in existence should have, at minimum, by any means imaginable to achieve it. So..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hO

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Tue plan: A gentle day, mostly, though eventually I’ll be poking at a @zdnetaustralia story and intend to file it l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bN

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@BXGD Indeed, I wasn’t meaning to suggest the rhetoric was one-sided.

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TheNews_Station Well worth your time - and your heart. Via @BuzzFeed buzzfeed.com/victoriavoulou…

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Something newish to look out for, @R_Chirgwin, though he might be too timid to hang around with all the rowdiness o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uH

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Also today, a newcomer: A male white-headed pigeon aka a baldy (Columba leucomela) all by himself as far as I can s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bq

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Current birdlife status: Seven sulphur-crested jerkbirds being jerks; seven magpies wandered off having been given..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ER

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TrainsInfo Remember, Catpacity… sorry, capacity on public transport has been raised to 75% 🐈 So for meow 😼… I mean now, yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XJ

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stilgherrian The next episode of the Edict is with cartoonist @cathywilcox1. If you have credits for TRIGGER WORDS or a CONVERSA..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ph

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stilgherrian NEW PODCAST: “The 9pm One Podcast, Two Systems, and a Ladydisease with John Birmingham” @JohnBirmingham (1h07m50s)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tk

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It’s a sufficiently pleasant day in the Blue Mountains today. The Sun is out and the winds are light. pic.twitter.com/4cBCveB294

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Tuesday. Three things will change today, and all of them will change you in subtle ways. Count them. Report them to your family. Tuesday.

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