Month: January 2012

Review: Sideshow – Dumbing Down Democracy

I’ve been looking forward to reading former Federal Finance Minister, Lindsay Tanner’s Sideshow.  Tanner always came across as a thoughtful politician when he was in public office – it was clear his book was going to be no Lathemesque tell-all

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Q&A: Captcha-ing Spam

Over the weekend I get hit with 1000+ spam through the Q&A inputs on this blog. This means, unfortunately, that I have had to implement the inconvenience of including a captcha input to prove the input is from a human.

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Q&A: When there are more rabbits beneath the church than believers attending, is it time to fold-up?

St Paul’s Vestry asks: When there are more rabbits beneath the church than believers attending, is it time to fold-up? Hi Vestry, I don’t know, there can sometimes be a lot of rabbits beneath the church – 10’s, 100’s! 🙂 You

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Review: Mud, Sweat, and Tears: Bear Grylls The Autobiography

I’ve been known to say that (give or take the incarnation) the perfect man would be a cross between Bear Grylls and (ABC election analyst) Antony Green – perfect wildness, perfect geekiness.  (I’ve since suggested that a seasoning of Jamie

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