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Bilbao

15April2005

In Bilbao Apr13-17... Beautiful city, in a strange urban/rundown sort of way - old town, then industrialisation, then mass production, &c... Everything sort of tacked on to each other (buildings/infrastructure), and so many different environments in a really small space (filmmaker's heaven!)

  • Spain on Approach
  • Bilbao
  • Bilbao
  • Bilbao

(25 photos)

In the Public Interests of Whom?

11April2005

funny watching the Austn media suddenly realise (5 months after the fact) that the Libs lied (or maybe just bent […]

New Host!

08April2005

Got a new webhost… You shouldn't notice the difference though - for now the 'new' wintermute.com.au site is still loading […]

Paris, Enfin!

05April2005

Finally went into Paris! It was the first Sunday of the month, so… free museums! Visited the Louvre (or, one […]

England, A Holiday in Two Parts

04April2005

I haven't really said much about my cpl trips to England, so thought I'd get some things down here… I've […]

Paris Part 1

03April2005

My first trip into Paris, April 3rd. Photos at the Louvre and elsewhere

  • Outside the Train
  • Outside the Train
  • Outside the Train
  • The Louvre

(25 photos)

Downloading Movies is...

02April2005

Installed Limewire and been downloading lots of anime lately… (discovered a pretty amazing series called Wolf's Rain, currently downloading Ep11 […]

L'Invasion du Manga

02April2005

Today in class we went through an article on the popularity of Manga in France. (I must admit, I was […]

Update... With Photos!

22March2005

OK, finally delivering the oft-promised photos… The bar on the right displays the six most recent albums, mouse-over for a […]

'threats that no one country, however powerful, can fight alone'

22March2005

I'm watching Kofi Annan give a press conference at the UN HQ at the moment… Calling for a huge range […]

I Want One!

21March2005

An ingenious offering from A […]

So what are your politics?

17March2005

An Attempt To Sort Out My Thoughts In brief, I think I'd say I'm Catholic and Pacifist, with sympathies towards […]

content+distribution

15March2005

An interesting post over at The New Normal on the challenges faced by Old Media in regards content and distribution. […]

Around Town

13March2005

Shots from around Reims... A few funky night shots, some with snow, some more recent as it's been warming up... Added more from end March

  • Snow, Cathedral
  • And Champagne
  • Lanson
  • Reims by Night

(20 photos)

Chez Moi

12March2005

My studio in various messy states; check out the extremely ugly wallpaper and tiling

  • My First Coffee
  • My First Coffee
  • A Home-Cooked Meal
  • Setting Up

(9 photos)

Six Weeks Later...

07March2005

Well it took a while, but I'm finally online… That means there'll be a few little changes to the site, […]

rébranché

07March2005

Finally got internet at home, albeit dialup. I'm still waiting on France Telecom to activate my ADSL(2+) line, but fortunately […]

London

17February2005

From my visit to London Feb 17th. Some shots round the city and at the Tower.

  • The Tower, London
  • The Tower, London
  • St Pauls, London
  • St Pauls, London

(11 photos)

Stonehenge

16February2005

Everyone's seen Stonehenge so this is relatively short (compared to the dozens of photos I have of it on my laptop). Went walkabout in the general area as well

  • Stonehenge
  • Stonehenge Environs
  • Stonehenge
  • Stonehenge

(6 photos)

Bath

15February2005

Visited Bath Feb 15th...

  • Roman Baths, Bath
  • Roman Baths, Bath
  • Roman Baths, Bath
  • Roman Baths, Bath

(7 photos)

Sarum, Old and New

14February2005

a little hill and valley that's been housing people for thousands of years... Oh and one of the biggest Cathedral spires anywhere, ever...

  • Old Sarum
  • Old Sarum
  • Old Sarum
  • Old Sarum

(9 photos)

Oxford

13February2005

Visited Oxford Feb13th... A couple interesting museums, lots of old stuff, and some amazing architecture

  • University Museum, Oxford
  • University Museum, Oxford
  • University Museum, Oxford
  • Pitts River Museum, Oxford

(10 photos)

Trade-Slave

20January2005

Mentioned on The Corporation: slavery did not end because the market collapsed. It ended because enough people asserted that there […]

Elves Of Valinor Warn Of 'Critical Security Flaw' in Palantir Browsers

16January2005

at defective yeti This is genius. Apparently the palantir browsers have (yet another) security hole that allow a remote user […]

four legs good, two legs ...

12January2005

An interesting article on SMH today - talking about communism/marxism and fascism. Good to see someone point out that just […]

Acts of God

04January2005

some good and some bad in the responses to the tsunami… I'm very impressed by the fact that Aussies are […]

what terrorism may achieve

22December2004

William Gibson quotes Lord Hoffman (UK House of Lords) on terrorism and the Brits new laws to allow them to […]

My Favourite Book

06December2004

So the results of ABC's My Favourite Book poll are in. Lord of the Rings came in first - my […]

Terrorist Descent

06December2004

Brilliant cartoon in The Boondocks today: it's hard to tell if someone's a terrorist these […]

more Centrists

04December2004

Been reading the last couple of months on William Gibson's blog - looks like he returned in time for the […]

Xenon specs leaked

19November2004

There's a document with Xbox2/Xenon specs doing the rounds, supposedly leaked from MS. Specs look attractive, although there's obviously still […]

kill everyone

10November2004

I love how people can point out the hypocrisy in politicians opposing abortions while attacking Iraq. …And then conclude that […]

trendy lefties

09November2004

No wonder Catholics form center parties…! Now not only have 2 Coalition invaders been restored, they've done so with an […]

Xinit/VNC hack

25October2004

Just installed VNC at home. Running the Windows server on our XPHome machine, and the client on my laptop - […]

countdown to china

22October2004

Finally got some details for departure - now the real countdown begins. Flying Cathay Pacific too, which is a pleasant […]

digital delivery

30September2004

Ripped unashamedly from Penny Arcade: “Imagine that you had to go to a well every time you wanted water. Then, […]

funky google trick

28September2004

Cool trick, discovered this in a roundabout way. Some librarians got together to create a bookmarklet that could link direct […]

appeasement is a dirty word

10September2004

How long till the 'JAKARTA BOMBING' (!!) gets used for election purposes. Johnny's probably smart enough not to blatantly say […]

pro-one-choice

07September2004

Sydney Uni Life Debate on Abortion today. Unfortunately both sides tended to stray into stereotypes and cliches, unwilling to really […]

another little victory

10August2004

got a letter printed in the uni magazine - Vertigo. Pretty trashy mag really, but still… As follows: “in the […]