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Photo Mondays – 2012 April 30 – The Xian Muslims

The Muslims in Xian, who are officially known as the Hui ( 回族, حُوِ ذَو) people, have quite a different appearance and culture from the generic stereotype of a muslim in the west. Still they Follow their own version of the muslim faith and use Arabic writing in a Chinese world. The food they have . . . → Read More: Photo Mondays – 2012 April 30 – The Xian Muslims

Today’s train saga

Arrive on time at parliament station. As I do so, the announcement states that the next train will be the Alamein and the Glen Waverley has been cancelled. Look at the departures board. The next train is my Lilydale train. Suspect – things are stuffed up.

Departure board keeps resetting, but the trains do . . . → Read More: Today’s train saga

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-04-27

@atablefortwo #envy in reply to atablefortwo # @merejames could the dig a well? in reply to merejames # Kirsten lost her keys at the park three weeks ago, and today at the same park, she found them. # Met a deluded woman today who thought my bathers were see through. They are lined with . . . → Read More: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-04-27

Commenting Thursday – Same Sex Marriage

For the first time I participated a government survey on a piece of legislation. I got the link from Amnesty International.

My comments on this survey: Inquiry into the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2012 and the Marriage Amendment Bill 2012.

I am not an expert on the contents on the above bills. . . . → Read More: Commenting Thursday – Same Sex Marriage

Observation Tuesday – Myki

Myki process:

Touch on. Myki reader says error – touch on again. I feel bad. Sigh. If I must. I guess I must. Touch on again. Myki reader says – you already did that.

Photo Mondays – 2012 April 23 – Cricketing Mug

It is World Youth Day 2008 and Catholics from all over the world are walking across the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The hallowed game of cricket is played in the early morning on this most unusual of locations.

This image is available as a print or as a Mug on Deviant Art. Click on the image . . . → Read More: Photo Mondays – 2012 April 23 – Cricketing Mug

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-04-20

#leTravesty # It seems that some people, on entering a corrupt country are only too keen to encourage and take advantage of such behavior. # @yewenyi: Andrew said: no wonder partner kill their X hay. #rbrokenRestrainingOrder # Krysta's new pocket money saving goal is to save the $300 to stay at the Bonza View . . . → Read More: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-04-20

Observation Tuesday – creation myth

For a long time the earthlings needed to have fictional creation myths. Be it a snake, god or gods. But then they learned that these myths were not true because science worked out a theory. The theory still has holes. But unlike the myths it is not simply a fiction.

Observation Tuesdays – task switching

I switch tasks fast. I switch from one thing to another quickly. Like going between sleep and wakefulness. Kirsten switches slowly. So I seem abrupt and Kirsten seems to be tardy.

Photo Mondays – 2012 April 16 – Surf Culture

A typical scene of a life saver’s flag and kit on a beach in Australia. Take this beach scene with you where ever you go. It is actually taken at Dickey Beach on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. You can purchase this iPhone4 Case at Red Bubble by clicking on the image.

. . . → Read More: Photo Mondays – 2012 April 16 – Surf Culture