Weekly Wrap 630: Another easy week as the financial year draws to an end

My week of Monday 20 to Sunday 26 June 2022 was much like the previous week. A podcast and some planning and some socialising, but not a whole lot else. I’m sure this will come back to bite me. The weather was nice though.


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  • The photos in the Waratah sequence 2021 now span 299 days. It astounds me that tomorrow we’ll hit 300 days since I started photographing this flower bud, and on Friday it’ll be ten whole months.

Media Appearances

Articles, Videos, Corporate Largesse

None of these. You can read my previous writing at Authory, where you can also subscribe to an email compilation of any new stories each Sunday morning. You can subscribe to my YouTube channel to be notified when new videos appear.


The Week Ahead

This week I’ll continue to focus on the SEKRIT geek-work and editorial consulting that I haven’t been telling you about, because I want to clock up a few dollars before the end of the month.

Bond on Tuesday continues with On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969) starring George Lazenby. Find a stream and get ready at 8.30pm AEST. We press PLAY at 8.40pm.

Thursday is the last day of the 2021–2011 financial year, a time to reflect upon my (lack of) finances, especially with the demise of ZDNet Australia. I’d better start putting together some pitches.

At some time towards the end of the week there will also be a podcast, but I’m waiting to hear back from some pencilled-in guests before confirming who it will be.

Further Ahead

  • See that featured image on the front page of this website? It’s coming up to 20 years old. On 4 July 2022 I’ll re-create it.
  • Opening of Parliament, Canberra, 26 July 2022. I’ll be watching online. And here’s the proposed parliament sitting calendar (PDF) for the rest of 2022.
  • TechLeaders Forum 2022, Leura NSW, 21–22 August 2022. After a hiatus during the Quarantimes, this once-annual gathering for tech journalists is returning for 2022. Its purpose is for industry PR people to meet the journos who cover their clients.
  • APNIC 54, Singapore and online, 13–15 September 2022. I daresay I wont be travelling physically to Singapore, but we’ll see.
  • NetThing: Australia’s Internet Community Forum, online, 27–28 October 2022 (TBC).

[Photo: Bye bye, Magpie! An Australian magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen) departs after scavenging some food at Wentworth Falls station on 21 June 2022. It’s one of a pair who often come looking for food from the waiting passengers.]