Monthly Archives: March 2011

Living the High Life on a Low Life Budget

So, you want to live big for less? Why go to Big W, when you can live the high life on a low life budget. Yes ladies and gents, how to go cheap, but not too cheap that it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Harrowdown Hill

While it is my opinion that Thom Yorkes “The Eraser” was the musical disappointment of 2008, I still have a soft spot for Harrowdown Hill. Thoms haunting voice, those strums of excellence – yeah, I can appreciate that. Put in … Continue reading

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The “No Parking Meters Party” is getting votes?

Over the many years I’ve been forced to vote, I’ve seen some good parties. ForĀ arrogance, you have the Hoteliers Party. For fun, you have the Sex Party. And now, the anti-Indian Brown Bomber (like on Swift and Shift) No Parking … Continue reading

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Who else in the world would…

Want to make a MSC out of a Playstation 3? Only myself, you have to admit. Making some headway on the design of various things, but a chance to get a “newer” PS3 running Linux has come up, and I’ve … Continue reading

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“Mum turned the phone on mute…”

A little away from electronics and computers for this post: I’m going to talk about model trains, my other obsession. In particular, Russian model trains. It goes beyond obsession actually. I blame my family – I was introduced to model … Continue reading

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“Hows the hamsters at the power station mate…?”

Today was interesting. But to tell todays story, I have to go to yesterday. To Sydney, all over Sydney, and up and back on the train. I have to consume copious amounts of caffeine, listen to MP3s, and curse loudly … Continue reading

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The Irishmans Gold (Long live Saint Patrick)

The first time I ran into the “Gold at the End of the Rainbow” fable was a fridge magnet that my mum had as a kid. Now I can’t remember the byline, but I do remember the colourful rainbow, and … Continue reading

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