Archive for April, 2005

Blair lied

Friday, April 29th, 2005

From Tony Blair a 'serial liar' over the war in Iraq April 29, 2005 From The Daily Telegraph TONY Blair's credibility has been blown apart by the bombshell leak of the Attorney-General's top-secret legal advice on invading Iraq. It revealed that the Prime Minister persistently lied to Parliament and the ...

She’s so cute!

Tuesday, April 26th, 2005

From The Sun: MEET ten-day-old “orphan” monkey Sophia, one of the world’s rarest primates. The white crowned mangabey, weighing 1lb, is one of only 113 of her kind. Just one in eight survive to birth. But after beating the odds, Sophia was rejected by mum Calpurnia, 13. She is now being bottle-fed every three ...

Little Bugger #3 – Dragonfly…in WA!

Tuesday, April 26th, 2005

A geocacher called cheeeeese2001 very kindly dropped of my travel bug Little Bugger #3 - Western Australia! Nearly 2030 miles in one hop! :-)

Fire from a coke can

Tuesday, April 26th, 2005

Chris manage to make fire from a polished Coke can. It took a little white longer than a magnifing glass, and the focus wasn't has regularly-shaped, but it was good enough. :)

No patrol

Tuesday, April 26th, 2005

Went to the beach and found it was no longer being patrolled by life savers. ANZAC Day must be the final day they patrol. I still went in. The water was like green glass beyond the breakers.

How to make fire with a Coke can and a chocolate bar – the sequel!

Tuesday, April 26th, 2005

Can you make fire with a Coke can and a bar of chocolate, as I blogged a few days ago? The answer seems to be yes. My friend Chris tried it out, although he cheated a bit and did some of the polishing with toothpaste instead of chocolate, which reduced the ...

Sounds delightful

Tuesday, April 26th, 2005

Looks like over use of an online translator to me: Start spam: Fatblast is an advanced grease astringent appendix which transfers obesity from the fare you eat! Our product succour you lose flesh applying a entirely various theorem than the numerous majority of diet boluses on the market. Our pills will not make you ...

Make your own bath bombs

Sunday, April 24th, 2005

This is something I have to try: Make your own bath bombs

The future features of OSX

Sunday, April 24th, 2005

There's some interesting ideas about the future of the Mac OSX over at Kottke.

How to make fire with a Coke can and a chocolate bar

Sunday, April 24th, 2005

Here are instructions on how to make fire with nothing more than a Coke can and a chocolate bar. 1. Chocolate is slightly abrasive. Use it to polish the bottom of the Coke. When the bottom of the Coke can is mirror bright, it acts like a concave mirror in the ...

Dust devil on Mars

Sunday, April 24th, 2005

Nasa's Spirit rover caught two images of a passing dust devil on Mars. Read more about it here.

Re-enacted by bunnies

Saturday, April 23rd, 2005

Here are the movies Aliens, The Shining, Titantic and other movies re-enacted by bunnies in 30 seconds.


Friday, April 22nd, 2005

My lecturer never contacted me about the assignment draft. I shouldn't have bothered getting it in early.


Thursday, April 21st, 2005

Finished my assignment and all of the associated work. I've submitted it to the lecturer for comment, and I may make changes tonight, if I have to. It feels good to nearly be free again.


Thursday, April 21st, 2005

Still writing my assignment. I'll be glad when it's over.


Tuesday, April 19th, 2005

Just got petrol. It was $1.17 a litre, the most I've ever paid.


Tuesday, April 19th, 2005

I've got "Ivo" by the Cocteau Twins stuck in my head. Worst lyrics of all time but the tune is interesting.

Unitarian Jihad

Tuesday, April 19th, 2005

From Jon Carroll: Greetings to the Imprisoned Citizens of the United States. We are Unitarian Jihad. There is only God, unless there is more than one God. The vote of our God subcommittee is 10-8 in favor of one God, with two abstentions. Brother Flaming Sword of Moderation noted the possibility ...


Tuesday, April 19th, 2005

It was a little cooler today but still beautiful. Had a lovely swim.


Monday, April 18th, 2005

It was a beautiful warm day, today. The beach was fabulous. Even now, when it's nearly dark, it's still warm.