Monthly Archives: September 2011

When a BMW hits a Kangaroo

I got this from a friend via email. The pictures look genuine, as far as I can tell. If you don’t want to see, don’t scroll down, OK?   Driving at 225km/h (that’s about 140 mph) out near Mitchell (Qld) … Continue reading

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Some nice photographs of New York

This blog was in “freshly pressed” on wordpress. Lovely photogrpahs where he gets some things in focus and others deliberately out of focus. http://jonathanfleming.wordpress.com/2011/09/13/walking-the-high-line/

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What I’m Reading: The Wrong Guy by Claudia Teal Whitsitt

In 1969 Katie, a girl from a large, poor, conservative catholic family in Detroit sets off to college at Eastern Michigan University, and finds herself sharing a room with a more attractive, sexually active, upper class Janie. The action takes … Continue reading

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Impossible photos

Here are some of the cleverest phots I’ve ever seen:   Impossible pictures by Erik Johansson

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Conflict in “The Other Boleyn Girl.”

(If you’re looking for my post on the Afghan woman Malalai Joya, who was expelled from the Afghan parliament for speaking out about corruption, and violence against women, scroll down. I’ll post more on her when I’ve finished her book.) … Continue reading

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Photos at La Trobe Uni (for the article on the Afghan member of parliament Malalai Joya, scroll down)

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Being a woman and speaking out against corruption in Afghanistan

Sat 3 Sept 2011 Tonight I heard a woman who inspired me by her courage and her persistence. I went to the Melbourne Writers Festival to hear Malalai Joya, an Afghan woman who was elected to parliament in 2005, and … Continue reading

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