Monthly Archives: June 2011

Newsflash: Australian media in stupid sexism shocker

Adult women called girls. And the possessions of a man too. In 2011. Advertisements

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Robust description of reporters!!

They weren’t reporters. I’ve made a study of reporters – they work in all weathers, don’t sleep enough and get a lot of colds. They have flaky skins and bits of tissue stick to their clothes and bulge their pockets. … Continue reading

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Be practical – demand the impossible…

“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world, the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” George Bernard Shaw And of course the unreasonable woman.

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Brilliant SMBC cartoon: Physics and Economics

I’m trying to cut down on my posting (too much of a wonderful thing and all that) but this is too good to wait…

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Woohoo! Just ran 10k (with two breaks)

Endorphin-rush and smug self-satisfaction just kicking in now… There’s life in the old Dwight yet…

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Facebook as a poker machine…

“Grazing social networking, hoping that someone is there for us, is neither relaxing nor productive – like the lure of poker machines, the unpredictable rewards of Facebook and Twitter keeps us going back in the hope of messages waiting and … Continue reading

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Clutterbug Zine – two thumbs up!!

[text deleted] Lots about travel, but this one is about purging – about de-cluttering and consumerism (especially the “hipster” anti-consumerist consumerism our type of people indulge in. [text deleted] Top tip if you’re de-cluttering: before opening a cupboard or garage … Continue reading

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