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Drop bears target tourists, study says

Drop bears target tourists, study says BY AMY MIDDLETON | Drop bears are less likely to attack people with Australian accents, according to experts at Curtin University in Perth. DROP BEARS TARGET PEOPLE with foreign accents more often than those who are Australian-born, … Continue reading

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Lost Weekend Yet Again

The weather has been dull and cool. I have been disinclined to do anything much.  I have already reported that I optioned out of a ride this weekend.   Nothing much has filled the gap.  The housework remains neglected except … Continue reading

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New Get-Rich-Quick Scheme

I am looking for investors in my new toy company. Our first product will be the…   Investors please send cash cheques and money orders.  

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Too Much Information

I went down to Albany today, to visit my sleep therapist.  I took the opportunity to do some shopping. I bought a new battery and a dash mat for the Camry, some hard to find (in Katanning) food ingredients, and … Continue reading

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Rare Sighting

The very rare Hochstetter’s Flamboyant Emu, Dromaius novaehollandiae hochstetteri, long thought extinct, has been spotted in Western Australia.   Second only to the Dropbear in rarity, The Flamboyant Emu is believed to be down to only  a few mating pairs. The … Continue reading

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A Truffle Shared is a Truffle Halved.

Yesterday, all my truffles seemed so far away. Now it looks as though they’re here to stay. Truffle oil.  Who would have thought that a few drops could make such a difference to a dish? I made mashed potatoes and artichoke … Continue reading

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Science Picktion

This is really stunning. Pick of the week. Rocket Man She packed my bags last night, preflight Zero hour, nine a.m. And I’m gonna be high As a kite by then I miss the earth so much I miss my … Continue reading

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Science Friction

Among the movies Kane dropped around was a copy of Thrive. I saw the name Deepak Chopra associated with it, and was immediately suspicious.  I looked it up on IMDB. What I learned was enough to make me decide not … Continue reading

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Four Thirty Thoughts

It is 0430. The temperature is a pleasant 18, but the fresh breeze blowing through the security insect screens in the open windows and door makes it seem much cooler after the warm days we have had lately.  There is … Continue reading

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More Science Fiction Films

I watched  Hunger Games, Catching Fire again, as I promised. Perhaps 5 stars was a little harsh.  I liked it, and found it reasonably entertaining.  It is just that to my mind,  despite good cinematography, good acting and production values, … Continue reading

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