a collection of comments, rants and revelations on just about anything.
the occasional amusing quote. the occasional valid point.
the posts i rode in on
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Category Archives: strange but true
Which is the best band to come out of Australia? I came across this article the other day from a mate on Facebook who owns a recording studio.. Strangely enough, I agree with a lot of this list.. though I … Continue reading
Today, 25 April, is ANZAC Day. the ANZAC Day centenary, in fact. On this day in 1915, the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps began a long and ultimately fruitless campaign in Turkey. Gallipoli marked a turning point for Australia … Continue reading
In 1770, Capt James Cook parked his boat in Kurnell, Botany Bay, Australia and met some local people – as you do. These locals, as a gift of friendship after noticing Cook didn’t have any, gave him a boomerang and … Continue reading
I’ve been watching the olympics. Like most of the rest of the planet, I assume. And I’ve noticed, too, that Britain are doing rather well.. Which brings up strange feelings in me. I’m aussie to the core and will be … Continue reading
I know – Prohibition Giggles, bit of a contradiction in terms. Anne sent me this, and I thought it should be preserved for posterity on my wee blogge. :) If you were around in 1919 (just before prohibition started) and … Continue reading
Now, I usually go into Seagal movies with an open mind. There’s going to be some good (if not entirely realistic) fight scenes, a scanty plot, and a lot of looking at Seagal’s haircut trying to figure out why someone … Continue reading