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     Tuesday, May 31, 2005

    Thoughts on Cornershop Amardeep Singh Hybridity Punjabi Sikh
    Thoughts on Cornershop Amardeep Singh Hybridity Punjabi Sikh: "'Norwegian Lakri': Thoughts on Cornershop
    'She's the one that keeps the dream alive' --Cornershop 'Brimful of Asha'
    'IBM ta Coca Cola, muther fucker, Lak laam' --Cornershop, 'We're in Yr Corner'"

    I heard the Punjabi version of "Norwegian wood" the other day and it was cool! I've only just realised that the "cornershop" that sang it is in fact the same "Cornershop" that sang "Brim full of Asha". Cool! Bring on the cornershop. More Cornershop. Plenty of cornershop I'll tell you when to stop.

    (Whoops! Slipped into Billy Connelly mode)

    A better review

    And here's The album

    Posted at 12:27 PM # | Comments

    I really want this course to be over now...
    I am hoping like hell that I cna get RPL for all the subjects I think I can next semester.. cause that will mean that I am basically finished! One or two short subjects left - one that I can do externally anyway.

    I'm at home tonight doing assignements. One down.. about 8 to go :(

    Posted at 11:56 AM # | Comments

    Terry Towell

    Hehe - get this. I just got sent a fax from a guy called "Terry Towell". His parents are EVIL. :) Obviously he has a sense of humour too - or he would call himself Terence.

    Posted at 3:29 AM # | Comments

     Monday, May 30, 2005

    20Q.net
    20Q.net

    This 20 questions game believes my porridge is a farm animal which can fly and would normally be found in the sky.

    Posted at 12:32 AM # | Comments

     Sunday, May 29, 2005

    LunaNina.com | Unconscious Mutterings
    LunaNi´┐Ża.com | Unconscious Mutterings:
    1. Crowd::Pleaser
    2. Hamburger::Pattie
    3. Choker::Necklace
    4. Lights::Guest list! Just do your best, darling.
    5. Tinsel:: Town
    6. Testament::Old
    7. Best part of the day::morning
    8. Election::campaign
    9. Clarinet::Oboe
    10. Cake or death::Cake?


    Posted at 6:06 AM # | Comments

    Mal Webb Gigs coming up soon!
    Mal Webb

    Thursday July 14, 8pm, Mal Webb solo at the Grace Emily Hotel, Waymouth St. Adelaide

    Friday July 15, 8pm, an evening with Mal Webb and a few friends to help him at the Adelaide Folk Centre, Cnr South St & George St Thebarton Adelaide SA $15/$12/$10 concession and folk centre members. Booking 08 83544606

    Saturday July 16, 8pm The Rest presents an grand evening including impressive folk, rock trio Modulus, sponteneous eye food byJames Fozdike (the creative force behind leading illustration organisation Visualante), the enigmatic, energetic and indeed eccentric turntablist DJ Ben James and Mal doing his thang. JIVE, 181 Hindley Street, Adelaide, SA. Tickets are available from CIB ticketing outlets on 8231 0824, from the venue or from Michael on 0412 062446 or michaeldixonjazz@hotmail.com

    Posted at 5:18 AM # | Comments


    Radiophon-a-tron!

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    PCP last night was great!
    The post concert party was great! I crawled into bed as the last people left the party at about 3:30am. Bloody excellent party. :) The house is now trashed with bottles and I think we have 10 people all up asleep somewhere in the house.

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     Saturday, May 28, 2005


    Mel has a blog...

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    Adelaide: Festival Theatre, Sat 23 July, 3pm
    Book at BASS on 131 246 and Bass

    Posted at 9:19 AM # | Comments

    Sillies from: I used to believe
    More from I used to believe

    When I was young my father told me that it was his job to pull the MGM Lion's tail and make him roar. I believed that for years and even bragged to my friends about it.
    Raised in the 60's

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    I used to think that my grandparents were a lonely old couple that used to come and visit my family because they had no children of their own.
    Anon

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    When I was young I could never figure out why I couldn't see the bunnies in the river. My parents would always look at the river and comment about how fast the rabbits were (rapids).
    Pat
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    When I was little, I heard some kind of commercial that mentioned a "menstrual cycle". I got very excited because I thought it was some kind of bicycle. First you ride a tricycle, then training wheels, then a two wheeler, then a menstrual cycle. I soon learned the truth when I asked my dad for a "menstrual cycle" for my birthday at age 9.
    Lara

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    I used to believe that mirrors reflected everything, so if you threw a rock at a mirror it would bounce off leaving the mirror unscathed.
    emdeeme

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    Diana, Princess of Wales, was a confusing title to a seven year old girl. Unaware that Wales was part of the UK, I thought she was princess of the big, underwater mammals. I wanted to be Princess of Dolphins.
    Xornia

    Posted at 8:39 AM # | Comments

    Breakfast Club

    Saturdays at ACCU feel like the breakfast club. By the end of the day I feel as though I've been here forever.

    And I am so tired! Fuck. How am I going to deal with the post-concert-party at my house tonight?


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     Friday, May 27, 2005

    Yum!

    Chilli Tim Tams! Yum! Yum! What a great idea!

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    Ooh! a flash animation for Tom Lehrer's "The Elements"

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     Thursday, May 26, 2005


    Ali is a finalist for a "Shut up Eddie" T-shirt

    "Yes! Shut up Eddie indeed. Shut him up in a soundproof room full of mirrors and everyone's happy! He'll be the only victim of 'Eddie-Everywhere' then :)"
    Ali Ryan

    Posted at 12:55 PM # | Comments


    Aaah.. Terry Wogan *makes* Eurovision.

    Posted at 12:50 PM # | Comments


    The sith sense. This is very silly. :)

    Posted at 11:28 AM # | Comments

    Justgiving - Jason's Charitable Vertical Adventures
    Justgiving - Jason's Charitable Vertical Adventures:

    "Page Creator: Jason Standing
    Event: Guy's Tower Abseil
    Event Date: 10th Jul 2005"

    Holy shit. Jason Standing is going to abseil down a very tall building to raise money for cancer! Australians can sponsor him too!!

    Posted at 11:25 AM # | Comments

    Listening to ABC Classic FM
    Simon Singh was on this morning and said some really interesting stuff about numbers. I wouldn't mind having a read of some of his books.

    1729 is the smallers number that is the sum of two cubes in two different ways.

    26 is the only number that sits directly between a square and a cube.

    And his favourite insult is "Spherical bastard", since sphere's look the same no matter how you look at them.. therefore a spherical bastard is someone who is a bastard no matter how you look at them. :)

    Posted at 5:08 AM # | Comments

     Tuesday, May 24, 2005

    What I want in a Job
    Money
    Security
    Flexibility (Banked hours & Scheduling)
    Internet access (including MSN)
    Paid per hour
    Interesting content
    Respect for position
    Respect for & from others at workplace
    Sense of accomplishment
    Rewarded for achievement, but not in a cheesy way.
    Organised workplace.
    Recognition of employee suggestions

    Posted at 3:08 AM # | Comments


    Ali's Birthday!

    Posted at 1:22 AM # | Comments

     Monday, May 23, 2005

    *sigh*
    I was in such a hurry to leave that I forgot to take my lunch.. so I just ate a salad at phat coffee.. thus spending money I shouldn't and not really being satisfied anyway. :(

    *whinge* *grumble*

    Posted at 9:10 AM # | Comments

    More on procrastination
    So my previous post didn't get me off my ass. I still felt the need to look at Karen Cheng's site in some more detail and drool a bit more at the layout. I had a great time listening to a presentation from Jaba the other day because I was interested in the web design. I love(d) wasting time on the fucs website - The fucs site is now in a redevelopment phase as I hand over - The old old site (which I didn't do)is back up. The one I handed over (currently here)will be up again soon.

    I sometimes feel arty. I did graphic design for a while at high school. My hand drawing is shocking, but I have a good eye. I wish I was more arty. I definitely have the geeky side of web design. Well, I love working on web design. Fuck. Am I doing the wrong course? Should I be doing a graphic design course? Learning flash? Maybe I can combine my skills and do web design for events. That'd be cool.

    Oh shit I'm still procrastinating.

    Posted at 1:54 AM # | Comments

    I am procrastinating badly
    Just look at how many stupid sites I have blogged today. I am seriously procrastinating. It's raining outside and I just can't bring myself to think about eating, showering, homework or IV stuff. I have to work 11:30-8pm. As soon as I get there I will start stressing about all the things I was supposed to do this morning that I am failing to do now. *sigh* I think it's temporary overload. I just have too much to think about so I'm not thinking about any of it.

    I think I'm also sick of being poor. I still have to think like a student and live cheaply while I study, but I work too and I wish that meant I had some spare money!

    But then If I don't get off my ass and do my assignments then I'll be a poor student for much longer. :(

    Not that it's the "student" part that is bad. I think I'll probably be a student forever. But I want to be qualified and earn money as such cause I'm sick of this minimum wage crap.

    Posted at 1:31 AM # | Comments

    How to Save the World
    How to Save the World

    Posted at 1:19 AM # | Comments


    This is hilarious. Cooking for engineers shows a chart of how to make the food. :) Brilliant. Posted by Hello

    Posted at 1:04 AM # | Comments

    Treehugger
    Treehugger

    Posted at 1:01 AM # | Comments


    This site is one of the sites nominated on the bloggies for the best design. Love it.  Posted by Hello

    Posted at 12:50 AM # | Comments

    The 2005 Bloggies just went
    I seem to always just miss the bloggies. Bugger. Oh well. There's days and days of time wasting entertainment just in links. :)

    Posted at 12:40 AM # | Comments

     Sunday, May 22, 2005


    This site has some awesome photography. I also love the layout. *drool* Posted by Hello

    Posted at 11:24 PM # | Comments

    Things Other People Accomplished When They Were Your Age
    Things Other People Accomplished When They Were Your Age

    At age 27:

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. dropped out from his job at General Electric to become a full-time writer.

    Henry David Thoreau went off for two years to live alone in a cabin at Walden Pond.

    Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person in space.

    Memphis millionaire Frederic W. Smith, whose father built the Greyhound bus system, founded Federal Express.

    Scottish botanist David Douglas discovered the Douglas fir.

    Ernest Hemingway published his first novel, The Sun Also Rises.

    Boston dentist William Morton pioneered modern anaesthesiology after learning that inhalation of ether will cause a loss of consciousness.

    Conceptual artist Piero Manzoni crapped in 90 small cans which were then factory sealed and offered for sale at the price of gold.

    Posted at 11:20 PM # | Comments


    and Ali's eurovision comments

    Posted at 11:18 PM # | Comments


    My comments from Eurovision last night.. I wanted Switzerland to win, dammit! Posted by Hello

    Posted at 11:17 PM # | Comments

    Just because my boobs are big and I'm short..
    You scored as Pamela Anderson. You would look most like Pamela Anderson (this means you have similar features... youre not identical)

    Pamela Anderson

    75%

    Paris Hilton

    75%

    Michael Jackson

    25%

    Lindsay Lohan

    25%

    Ashlee Simpson

    19%

    What Celebrity Could Be Your Twin!? (Awesome!!)
    created with QuizFarm.com


    Posted at 7:30 AM # | Comments

    Hmm.. I got Envy *shrug*
    You scored as Envy.

    Envy

    69%

    Sloth

    56%

    Pride

    50%

    Gluttony

    50%

    Wrath

    38%

    Lust

    25%

    Greed

    0%

    Seven deadly sins
    created with QuizFarm.com


    Posted at 7:27 AM # | Comments

    Alice in Wonderland Quiz
    You scored as The Mad Hatter. In the simplest terms, you're crazy. You usually go off on tangents when you're talking, and forget what you were talking about to begin with. You love riddles, and of course, tea.


    Tweedle Dee & Dum

    100%

    The Mad Hatter

    100%

    Caterpillar

    94%

    Cheshire Cat

    94%

    White Rabbit

    81%

    Alice

    75%

    Queen of Hearts

    75%

    Which Alice in Wonderland Character are YOU?
    created with QuizFarm.com


    Posted at 7:23 AM # | Comments


    Eurovision Party Tonight! Posted by Hello

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    This Einstein Logic Problem was in the AIV Quiz night last night. And it's a good one! Posted by Hello

    Posted at 5:04 AM # | Comments

     Saturday, May 21, 2005

    Your Star Wars Pickup Line

    "Is that a double-sided lightsaber in your hand, or are you happy to see me?"



    What's Your Star Wars Pickup Line?


    Posted at 7:50 AM # | Comments





    Star Wars Horoscope for Capricorn




    You have a ton of ambition and inexhaustible desire to reach your goals.
    You are very loyal, going to great lengths to help someone out.
    You are a very social unit, winning the hearts of many with your cute personality.

    Star wars character you are most like: R2D2


    What is Your Star Wars Horoscope?


    Posted at 7:48 AM # | Comments

    Drawing Pigs

    You drew the pig:
    Toward the top of the paper, you are positive and optimistic.
    Facing left, you believe in tradition, are friendly, and remember dates (birthdays, etc.)
    With few details, you are emotional and naive, they care little for details and are a risk-taker.
    With 4 legs showing, they are secure, stubborn, and stick to their ideals.
    The size of the ears indicates how good a listener you are.
    The bigger the better. You drew large ears, you are a great listener!
    The length of the tail indicates the quality of your sex life.
    And again more is better! You drew large tail, WOW! Posted by Hello

    Draw a pig

    Posted at 5:41 AM # | Comments

     Friday, May 20, 2005


    Quidam was awesome! Posted by Hello

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     Wednesday, May 18, 2005


    Star Wars Midnight Session! Posted by Hello

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     Sunday, May 15, 2005

    Photos From AUCS Camp Ages Ago..
    I was looking for photos of Ali for her 21st and I stumbled across all these good photos from AUCS camp ages ago.

    Posted at 12:15 PM # | Comments


    This was our Velma and Daphne shot :) Posted by Hello

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    Toby the 70's Rock Star!! Posted by Hello

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    Phoebe with a blue tongue Posted by Hello

    Posted at 8:23 AM # | Comments


    Emma, Cassia and Tonja Posted by Hello

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    Cassia looking bloody amazing Posted by Hello

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    Sexy Lou :) Posted by Hello

    Posted at 5:59 AM # | Comments


    Matt, Andrew and Ed Posted by Hello

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    Matt, Andrew and Lou Posted by Hello

    Posted at 5:55 AM # | Comments


    Three very stupid stories from the Australian Yesterday... Posted by Hello

    Posted at 5:35 AM # | Comments