Monthly Archives: December 2011

Dinosaur monster construction

This is a project that’s been under construction for some time… A knitted dinosaur monster for a certain little boy who’s about 16 months old this Summer. It’s about as big as he is, hopefully he won’t be terrified of … Continue reading

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Hike along the rail track

On the evening of christmas the beagle and I went for a bit of a walk along the rail track that runs by here. These are some of the views.

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Yarn bombing and retro creativity

Yarn bombing. Yes, it is a thing. A kind of textile street art installation, where outdoor features or objects are decorated with knitting or crochet. Sometimes it comes with a connection to a social justice campaign, to draw attention to … Continue reading

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Tea in Australia

My Son came to visit just prior to the real silly season. Since it was getting pretty hot and neither of us felt like cooking much, here’s one of the dinners we slapped up. Rare kangaroo fillet steak on an … Continue reading

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Consideration of Social Darwinism

A little while ago Gerry Harvey made some charming public comments to the effect that aid for homeless people is a waste of money and they should be just left to die. Of course, when everyone shit on him for … Continue reading

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Remembering friends.

This is a kind of personal trip down memory lane… Over the last couple of days I’ve been reminded of some good friends who were around for me during some pretty hard times. I have no idea what this might … Continue reading

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