transport

Farewell MX

Freebie afternoon commuter newspaper MX finishes its run today after 14 years of publishing in Melbourne (and shorter runs in Brisbane and Sydney). Melbourne Express was its awkward morning competitor for a short time in 2001 -- it was never going to last because morning distribution is so difficult. That brand name lives on in The Age's morning updates. Some may mock MX for being overly fil

Photos from ten years ago

Old photos from January 2004

Another batch of photos from ten years ago: January 2004. My old kitchen in the house I rented in Carnegie for two years, with the horrible lime green bench tops. Also showing old toaster, the old milk I used to buy, an old land line phone (now plugged into the VOIP modem/router) and the kettle -- at the time, shiny new (I'd got it for Christmas), and still in service. Degraves Street in t

News and events

Osama bin Laden

Osama bin Laden is a good example of a moral issue that for me is more grey than black and white. I would like to think that I would never wish anybody dead, nor be glad at hearing of someone's demise. But if ever I were to waver on that, it would be for someone who caused the deaths of thousands of people. There are questions over the operation of course. At first they seemed to be claim