Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 27th, 2021

OK Possums, I’m outta here.

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@JohnBirmingham @maz_jovanovich And we know the name of the pilot of that plane on the left. This was standard Japa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kW

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@maz_jovanovich @JohnBirmingham Mind you, this photo I posted the other day… which I don’t think JB sawtwitter.com/stilgherrian/s…PD

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@maz_jovanovich @JohnBirmingham I know what you did there and while I am laughing you should be ashamed. :P

Also I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CT

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justin_moore i identify as logistically difficult pic.twitter.com/tWFpGsrEFS

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rohan_p @CptHollingworth How Well Do You Know ‘The Hobbett’? clickhole.com/how-well-do-yo…

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TIL there’s still people who think describing their business as a “disruptor” is a positive.

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@Fifikins As do I, but sometimes it’s best not to know.

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@fourlarks3d When I see a chef’s name on cuts of steak in the superb then they had better have personally fucked that cow.

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@fourlarks3d Nah, the idea that a restaurant is good because a named chef’s name is on the advert doesn’t cut it. W..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aY

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Does anyone know whether Jamie Oliver ever spent any time in Adelaide, like when he was a young lad learning how to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zi

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GingerSlim Bourdain on Jamie Oliver 👍🏻 pic.twitter.com/367rxUshvs

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Thank you @JazzTwemlow and @nickboshier and team for another fabulous episode of “The Moth Effect” primevideo.com/detail/0U4HTZF…

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PulpLibrarian Did you know: dinosaurs had precisely six different reactions* to their mass extinction 66 million years ago! Let’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lA

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@SuperCroup Yes, shame is such a motivator. :)

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@throwsshadows There was snow this week. Wednesday in fact. But not at Wentworth Falls, further up the hill.

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Anyway if you want to support my stuff then check out stilgherrian.com/tip for how you can do that. That’s with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sz

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That’s kind of a test run for maybe doing more livestream chat show stuff. Maybe a Sky News Australia audition? Sure.

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2B. Financial supporters of the pod will be emailed a link to the video livestream. If you don’t receive that by mi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NJ

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2A. Tuesday night I’ll livestream the recording of the final episode in the Late Winter Series.

Hit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pQ

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1. I’m recording a podcast about polar geopolitics with @BuchananLiz who as you’ll see is an expert in this stuff…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Or

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ATTENTION CONTENT CONSUMERS! Let me tell you about what I have coming up next week because there’s two cool things. Here we go…

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@johnb78 @_BertHandsome You know who else created a diplomatic incident with the Government of Poland?

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summer__heidi Meanwhile in pic.twitter.com/Bk1GM6rCEM

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speechleyish Do you have any bits of internet ephemera that play an outsize role in your friendship groups?

I cannot overstate..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QD

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@semibogan @riskybusiness I’ve been provided with an earlier version of this. I have the .docx should you care. Pin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WD

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@michaelneale @jonoabroad True, that 2019-2020 burn was solid. So the only thing left to burn is where the people a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…E3

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@michaelneale @jonoabroad And then twice as worse the year after! Hurrah!

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@Regina_atk @cameronwilson Look as long as I understand the rules.

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@Regina_atk @cameronwilson “Everything not forbidden is compulsory.” It’s just Science. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Totalitar…

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@formalbeer Yeah but the reality of living in the forest after a damp year is not helping.

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@GregDAustin @KimZetter Thanks, Greg. There’s my reading for the morning!

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@Regina_atk @cameronwilson Wait, isn’t it a fact that YOU made that rule? You can just unmake that rule.

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Enjoying* the fact that we’re starting to get bushfire alerts every day already. pic.twitter.com/sofYWOFWt3

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@cameronwilson Surprisingly cruisey after a hell week.

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@glendturner @JohnBirmingham Well JB is the expert in these matters. :)

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@michaelneale I don’t know, but I think $60 million is just one possible number.

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QaosTheory mrw a British Olympic commentator refers to New Zealand as a “tiny island nation” pic.twitter.com/HNBOQdbGSl

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@haruki_zaemon No worries. It provides an excuse for me spending all the time on it. :)

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@BeauGiles True, but I only have the one bottle here atm. I haven’t been maintaining my stocks.

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I will be watching this in seven minutes because I have no life but I do have a little wine. twitter.com/cameronwilson/…

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@haruki_zaemon Heh. Exactly. This is what I liked about then ANU series: Nearly all Thai people, and ANU’s programs..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KA

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@ashulz @cameronwilson @sexenheimer I hadn’t seen that. That’s terrible lol.

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@haruki_zaemon I have not. I’ll consider it. Thanks.

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pharnzwurth This be needful. pic.twitter.com/CVtt4tBA2M

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Today’s Alien Sideboob from @JohnBirmingham is free to read and is titled “SloMo’s share house”…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BX

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LeenaVanD women were fundamental to its creation but were largely pushed out by dudes when the money started coming in

oh t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ay

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@haruki_zaemon These days there’s SO much good material on international relations online. Maybe I should provide a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aa

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And there ends the ANU Thai Update 2021 seminar series. Thanks very much, @ANU_SEAsia.

They were all recorded. I’l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dp

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@michaelskeggs Yeah, the problem with so much journalism and commentary is people simply don’t read the damn documents.

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@haruki_zaemon Heh. I am but a dilettante in this stuff. :) But the mindset of Xi Jinping is more aligned to the Th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kF

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He says that is push comes to shive, TH is more likely to go with CN than US. He refers to a report from John Blaxl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Py

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Ben is saying that in the next five years there will almost certainly be a conflict and crisis between US and China..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ff

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Those meetings were in terms of traditional soft power like infrastructure development. My takeaway from that is th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zf

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We’re getting to Thai-AU relations now. Dr Paul reminds is that links go back to things like the First Thai–Lao Fritwitter.com/i/web/status/1…9Q7F

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@Rubenerd Thanks, Ruben. I haven’t been able to focus on it quite as well today, but this has been an excellent series.

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Ah, Pivot to the Indo-Pacific 2.0! Ben Zawacki is saying the fall of Afghanistan frees up resources, but it also wo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…if

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@haruki_zaemon US force projection helps keep a balance of power, if you’re looking a decade or two ahead. Keyword:..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ka

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OK, so now a question about whether Thailand would welcome more Japanese influence in the region, either under The..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H6

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ApostrophePong @stilgherrian BRICS was so 2010s.

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“Is Vietnam replacing Thailand as the primary mainland ASEAN power?”

Yeah this was a question earlier in the week..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L0

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Oh right, that deal to buy CN submarines is not yet finalised, and there’s political pushback saying the cost is to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wL

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Ah! Are Chinese arms purchases more about budget than closer ties? Dr Paul makes the point of course that the more..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hz

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@ApostrophePong Hah! Russia has enough on its plate right now. South-East Asia is not a focus. Yet.

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The answer did include mention that Chinese political leadership has been wanting to forge closer ties to the Thai..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mj

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Here is the exact wording of that question. Yes, the word “monarchy” is in there. pic.twitter.com/mN6B44FxfJ

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Ah of course. I find it interesting therefore that Thailand is getting Chinese submarines while Vietnam is getting..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kw

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Bloody hell. Prof Tow just asked Khun Jittipat to comment “carefully” on the potential influence of Thai-born Chine..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pw

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Ah yes, the vaccine problems. As we heard in previous sessions there’s some real procurement problems in Thailand…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Aq

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This slide features the economic corridor east of Bangkok, but yeah the high-speed rail link is a huge thing in my..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zu

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Thai-China relations are solid, especially since the 2014 coup. Provision of submarines, tanks, helicopters. China..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yd

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Is this and things like the Lower Mekong Initiative too little too late for the US to compete with China? pic.twitter.com/wVDakc5gfh

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What that second slide doesn’t show is that while the Cobra Gold joint exercise went ahead after the most recent co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wt

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Dr Paul is kicking off with a refresher on the US-Thai relationship. pic.twitter.com/0s2rInTy3w

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My interpretation: It’s hard to put yourself forward as a leader for democratic reform when your own country is cur..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jR

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If I can summarise Dr Kasira’s main point so far, Thailand use to be leading things like dealign with Myanmar’s “ro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p5

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Prof Tow SERIOUSLY needs to deal with this camera angle which looks like we’re all fella… um… like we’re kneeli..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sp

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I must dig out a description of this term “bamboo diplomacy”. pic.twitter.com/jYILCIGXV2

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Yes, everything these days is seen through the prism of China vs US. Because obviously.

In the Beforetimes, Chines..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…N6

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@ApostrophePong Yeah I’ll have to listen back to what he said, and match that to who was PM at the time.

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@TheCaseyFung @zalifung This whole series has been seriously good.

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Khun Jittipat is now running through the factors affecting Thai foreign policy. He notes that Thailand hasn’t been..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y6

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3. Thailand has a huge interest in Myanmar being a stable nation, not least because the instability means a flood o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…te

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I’ve been distracted by some things my end so there’s just three main things that I caught from Zawacki’s comments…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ED

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@franksting @viveka I’ve met him at various events including small press lunches when he’s been put forward as an e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aG

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@viveka @franksting I thought that might be the problem. He must’ve missed the entire thing about National Cabinet..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RE

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@franksting The researchers are on record all over the place explaining that beyond six months there’s too many ext..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gk

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Here are my threads from the previous three sessions.

Tue: “Economy & COVID-19”
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Wed: “Pro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kk

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Starting shortly at 1400 AEST, the final instalment in the ANU Thai Update 2021 seminar series…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Z8

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@franksting I haven’t read his thing, but yes they ran the model that far ahead because going further has too much variation to be useful.

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Yes it’s almost as if the political journalists reporting on the covids and what the politicians were saying hadn’t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KU

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nadinevoncohen FUCK YEAH LOL MEN DOING THE DISHES CAN YOU IMAGINE ROFL pic.twitter.com/zBtDGH3O6O

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RyanEGraney Friends. I have joined ivermectin groups on Facebook. They are literally shitting their pants in grocery stores. pic.twitter.com/vwvHPtjq9e

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Solid lizard action. Would lizard again. twitter.com/RachaelHasIdea…

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stilgherrian Say “Australian corporate lyfe” without saying… etc. twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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stilgherrian Well done, Australia. This is on Binge. pic.twitter.com/e9mMfdQXEL

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ruima The cases are worth reading through, seem very worker friendly. One co had to pay damages for someone who died of h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Aj

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earleyedition um. Arkansas jail dosing inmates with ivermectin in spite of FDA warnings buff.ly/3ylbWR8

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There’s a lot going on here, and I don’t just mean the two kinds of wattle. twitter.com/rubycornish/st…

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@CosmicRami There’s a lot of good stuff. It’s worth going through the settings.

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developerjack Ahh yes the convenience of a ‘safe location’. And where tf might that be do you think @Smartraveller!? twitter.com/Smartraveller/…

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@CosmicRami Do you use the BetterTweetDeck plugin?

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Three minutes until Brain Worm Time.

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PulpLibrarian This is basically Spotify for wigs. pic.twitter.com/QHllBkvff3

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cameronwilson I can’t stop laughing at this from a conspiracy group pic.twitter.com/G865AVfgKi

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@CosmicRami You have to create the tweet with the video first, then paste in the URL of the tweet you want to QT. I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CC

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Joel Haver is very good at playing characters who are right at the edge of psychosis. youtube.com/watch?v=WNpo-V…

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@oberonsghost Is a llama promenade a “llamanade”?

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oberonsghost Our ABC promenading with llamas! Didn’t Cory warn us? twitter.com/leoncompton/st…

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@oberonsghost @R_Chirgwin @CosmicRami Yes, and more “partly cloudy” days with some rain on Sunday is really going to kick this off.

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@R_Chirgwin @oberonsghost @CosmicRami Almond blossom, day 11 of my 2021 sequence, including a dodgy wider shot to g..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2A

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upulie I powerfully resent this fungus pic.twitter.com/4wA5miJYLY

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@dobes Well, they sometimes copy and paste. When they reply.

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At least they could’ve typed out the talking points again, which is generally what they do. twitter.com/maxwalden_/sta…

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dannolan choosing to read these two things as related pic.twitter.com/ItNP1vSLGZ

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mclayfield Good morning. Here is Grace Cossington-Smith’s 1930 painting ‘The Bridge in Curve’, which the Society of Artists, s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6v

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thelocalragau The ‘paybuses’ had a wild and woolly history.
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@davidgerard I will certainly put your books on the list when I put it together, should I choose to go back through this thread.

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@JazzTwemlow Is Diana a Timelord? Is this what you’re saying?

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Fri plan: Sort out the mess of my schedule and start planning for the month ahead; 1400 AEST the final ANU Thai Upd..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sf

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@jeffsonstein Yeah foreign policy hasn’t been America’s strength lately, and with so many domestic matters to deal with… etc.

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@jplonie @dobes @cameronwilson @joshgnosis The Croods was a curious dead cat, if it was intended to be a dead cat…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yj

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@JohnBirmingham Then there’s Ron Jeremy, though thats not a happy thing. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@JohnBirmingham Maybe there’s something about the nesting of lolly flavours. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@JohnBirmingham This on its own at #13 is a lame fact, but maybe the proliferation of streaming services where we..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Je

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@jeffsonstein Yes, and White’s thesis is that so much will be driven by how the US approaches the rise of China, an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…15

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artvereshchagin Kyrgyz tent on the Chu River, 1870 pic.twitter.com/0lQuCR6Btd

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jperlow Uh pic.twitter.com/ZPJ0Ur1pls

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isreinecke Gov FOI approach is likely unlawful - @GrataFund review finds. Next step? Testing it in court.

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Thanks everyone for continuing to add things to this thread overnight. I won’t be able to reply to everyone individ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eI

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neilhimself Of course it’s the Virgin Mary. What else could it possibly be? twitter.com/PaulPaul2021/s…

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It’s almost the end of official winter in the Blue Mountains today and it’s as if everyone involved has given up. pic.twitter.com/duQzcYMgqy

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topjohnwu This code snippet alone tells so much about Java pic.twitter.com/pxUDhnF0yk

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Friday. Conversations will lead to collaborations. In turn, they will lead to stress, disappointment, and despair…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…g9

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