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Around the papers


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Ben has already posted on Miranda Devine’s article on marriage in The Sydney Morning Herald today, with it’s curious closing quote. Some of the comments in the wake of Iceland’s volcano have also been interesting of late. Here are two: Every so often the earth chooses to remind us that we really aren’t in control of

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Meat markets


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I’ve got nothing today. But here’s one for housekeeping. This week I went to a meat warehouse, which is really very convenient to my daily travels, for the first time ever. I don’t know why I’ve never been in there before – probably because I usually only cook for myself (so I don’t bother hunting

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Books v Clothes


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So I said clothes were not my thing, in the way that books are my thing. Lastnight is an example of what this looks like. I’d walked to the halfway point where I normally get on a bus on the way home, and there was no bus coming and the local Vinnies was having a

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Just for the record


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So, there is something I didn’t mention in the telling of my tale of a visit to the dentist, because, you know, you have to spread your really fascinating material out and not dazzle people with it all at once. See I had quite a chatter on to this dentist, when I didn’t have something

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The weekend


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Day off today. Brilliant. Otherwise I might have spontaneously combusted. Well, not quite, but I got home from Katoomba Easter Convention yesterday afternoon, after heading up there after work Thursday, then went to see The Swell Season at the Opera House last night, which didn’t finish till 11:15 pm, so today I am just sorting

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