Weekly Wrap 562: Pills, productivity, and peregrinations

I’m very happy with my week of Monday 1 to Sunday 7 March. I was the midst of changing my medication regime and productivity was high — there’s a good chance these things are connected — and I’ve just enjoyed a train trip up to Newcastle.


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The Week Ahead

It’s Week 51 of the Quarantimes for me, but I begin the week in Newcastle and then spend a night in Sydney before returning to Bunjaree Cottages at Wentworth Falls on Thursday.

Monday is about exploring Newcastle, a city I haven’t been two in eight years. On Tuesday I’m recording a podcast with Carol Duncan, multimedia producer and Newcastle City Councillor. And on Wednesday afternoon I’m returning to Sydney.

Update 11 March 2021: The finished podcast with Carol Duncan and a surprise special guest will be edited and posted on Saturday.

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Further Ahead

The following week includes covering the Australian Cyber Conference on 16–18 March 2021.

The 8pm Quiz S02 E02 is on Thursday 18 March 2021 at 8pm AEDT. Make sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel so you don’t miss out on any additional episodes that I might schedule in.

That Thursday also includes a webinar from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute: Are you ready for the new critical infrastructure law?.

On Friday 19 March I’m recording a podcast with philosopher and reprobate Patrick Stokes.

Beyond that, the calendar is a bit thin:

  • AusCERT 2021, Gold Coast and online, 11–13 May 2021 (TBC).

[Photo: An older female member of my magnificent Magpie Army (Gymnorhina tibicen tibicen) photographed on 4 March 2021. I was originally planning to use a photograph from Newcastle but I was distracted.]