Easter Monday. A life saver watches the surf, just down the beach from Station Pier and the Spirit of Tasmania. PS. Footy tipping. 7 out of 8. Can’t complain about that.
Michael Grade has been appointed chairman of the BBC. Doctor Who fans must be wondering if Grade — the only enemy of the Doctor that managed to kill him completely by getting the series cancelled — will be up to his old tricks. Perhaps he’ll squeeze the production budget so tightly that they can’t even ... [More]
Found this on the pavement at Southbank yesterday. With thanks to the geniuses who drew it, and the person who tipped me off (I’ve lost the e-mail, but you know who you are). I couldn’t get the whole thing into one picture. They got the captions of the doctors a bit wrong, and no sign ... [More]
Tonight in my garden in the tree at the back THERE ARE BATS! Probably disenfranchised former Botanic Gardens dwelling flying foxes. I had been wondering about those things swooping overhead as I put the washing on the line tonight. They didn’t seem like birds. And I knew they weren’t when they started calling to each ... [More]
I used to watch The Bill religiously, but haven’t for some years — not since it went soapie. So I was most amused when one of the toys to arrive for Jeremy’s sixth birthday a couple of weeks ago was a The Bill policeman action figure, courtesy of my Uncle Kevin in England (aka UK ... [More]
At Jeremy’s 6th birthday party yesterday, Tony assisted in demonstrating how BHP Billiton came up with their new logo.
Spent yesterday driving up to Kyneton and Castlemaine. Just for exploring, the country air, and the company. Noted on the freeway, a sign saying “Dull day? Use your low beam headlights”. Well, we were having a quite interesting day, so the headlights stayed off. We did see a number of other people in cars who ... [More]
It seems Christmas is over.