Sakura Matsuri

Normally Keat and I meet to watch some Chinese soapies, but as spring is upon us I suggested to head out for a trip. Little did I realise when I suggested Keat pick a place, that I would be driving half way across the state. So with a late start we headed off to my . . . → Read More: Sakura Matsuri

LOS = Loss of Signal

In the industry I work in LOS means loss of signal, though strangely Wikipedia does not understand this.

Los may refer to:

Jerzy Łoś (1920 – 1998), a Polish mathematician and logician Fictional characters: Los (Blake), in William Blake’s poetry Los, a.k.a. the Crimson King, in Stephen King novels Los, Sweden, a village PZL.37 Łoś, . . . → Read More: LOS = Loss of Signal

where did all the people go?

manual exchange

I am reminded of the saying, lies, damn lies and statistics. Here is a quote that is simply very funny.

Rocca says the carrier has ended up with a network that can download the Australian National Library in 4.6 seconds and switch 180 billion telephone calls . . . → Read More: where did all the people go?

Hunter Valley Wine Tasting Trip

Helen organised for us to head off to the Hunter Valley for a wine tasting trip with a bit of sight seeing on the side.

We meet early in the morning. We meet to head of to the hunter valley. Unexpectedly we get a very nice bus, easily the nicest bus I have ever used.

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Sydney midweek flickr 96

The meeting of the SPB have become a little more irregular now that James does not work half days on Thursdays. So this was the first meeting in a while. There were several new members and now we have two xiaohan’s (akida and cold sushi) though they use a different character for the Han.

For . . . → Read More: Sydney midweek flickr 96

Bush Telegraph and Picutre Australia

Well today I was on Radio National on the Bush Telegraph radio show. It is an hour long show and I was second last with Fiona Hooton from Picture Australia.

It was quite an interesting event. Fiona contacted me a few weeks ago about it. Last Friday a woman from the show called and . . . → Read More: Bush Telegraph and Picutre Australia

for progress there has to be change

This dream occurred last night. Again it was very vivid, in colour and disjointed. I do not remember most of the imagery. Here are the key bits I remembered:

I am standing beside my car. A certain person (不噁林大客流量一) is putting luggage in the blue bags people use to save plastic bags, into the back . . . → Read More: for progress there has to be change

Mahratta House & garden open day

I headed off to this Art Deco house. The open day was held by the Historic Houses Trust. I have to say, that the garden was good and the house somewhat of a disappointment in that it was very simple. I expected extravagance for this era.

Mahratta’ is one of Sydney’s finest examples of . . . → Read More: Mahratta House & garden open day

How to vote

Max ran for the Marrickville council and looks like he has won a seat. So I helped out by handing out how to vote cards. This is the first time I have had any involvement in an election to it was a new and novel experience. I had a good chat with the various people . . . → Read More: How to vote

Harassing James

One thing I have noticed in wandering around Sydney is that the security people take a dislike to James. If I wander off on my own, I am fine and allowed to take photos. But as soon as James arrives, a security guard will start asking questions and if possible try to make us go . . . → Read More: Harassing James