To unoriginally paraphrase the words of this oddly lovable man, this week I have been mostly too busy to thoroughly surf the Internet, which has been annoying.
However, I did squeeze in a few short and refreshing mini-surfs, during which I found this, and this, (ignore the preceding advertisement), and this. Reading the last one, it struck me that there is a reluctance to pander for popularity about Clive James's attitude these days (perhaps it was there always and has only become very noticeable recently) that reminds me more and more of Les Murray. Two extraordinarily brilliant independent thinkers (who also happen to be Australian - or is being Australian the single important element that makes them contrarians?) in a largely thoughtless and conformist world.
Oh, and my daughter just sent me this pretty site, which she designed and which might appeal to UK domiciled people with children.
Building site burglary in Chisholm - ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a burglary at a construction site in Chisholm. Between 5.00pm yesterday (Wednesday, June 20) and 6.45am this morning, ...
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