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New look archive here

This blog, as its title suggests, is an archive from my first WordPress blog covering the period April 2006 to November 2007. It continues “live” on New Lines from a Floating Life and on Ninglun’s Specials.

As of today the ten most popular posts and pages here are:

Two Australian poems of World War II 2,155 visits
Bill Heffernan! 1,819 — mainly for a picture of Elizabeth I
Assimilation, Integration, Multiculturalism 1,620
John Howard: bullying expert extraordinaire 1,523 — but not because of John Howard, I suspect
Does Tim Blair still do global warming jokes? 1,498
Book and DVD backlog 1,454
3 — Indigenous Australians 1,408
About 1,407
On the awkwardness (and fatuity?) of discussing religion 1,294
Friday Australian poem #17: Bruce Dawe, “Homecoming”  1,286

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Posted by on June 17, 2008 in blogging, my sites

 

2007 in review: #2 — best pics used here in 2007

1. This one came from Creative Spark, an Oz in Singapore.

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Posted by on December 29, 2007 in 2007 in review, blogging, my sites

 

An old bloke

Lovely story of Election Day in Coffs Harbour NSW from Pip Wilson.

 
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Posted by on November 27, 2007 in Aussie interest, blogging

 

Did something happen last night?

Meanwhile, time for the seven day survey of the top individually visited posts and pages in the seven days to Saturday.

ENGLISH/ESL

Physical journeys and Peter Skrzynecki’s poems 615 visits
Workshop 02 — NSW HSC: Area Study: Imaginative Journeys 313
Studying the Gothic, or Emily Bronte? 215
How should I write up a Science experiment? 94
Physical journeys and Peter Skrzynecki’s poems updated 76

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Bill Heffernan! 91
The connection has timed out — Firefox 85
Book and DVD backlog 80
John Howard: bullying expert extraordinaire 69
Is Australia a Christian country? 53

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Posted by on November 25, 2007 in blogging, my sites

 

New taste (for me) and M’s travels

New taste

Coaching finishing a bit late last night I went to a tiny Uigur restaurant — a real hole in the wall — near the Entertainment Centre. They asked me if I wanted mild or spicy; I opted for mild — which was quite spicy enough for me. (Depends how much you like chilli.)


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Posted by on November 22, 2007 in blogging, M, Multiculturalism and diversity, my sites, Personal, travel

 

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Gotcha!

Putting the temporary message at the head of each new post has worked a treat, though I did have to reword it so people on legitimate aggregators like Pinkboard didn’t get the wrong idea. What happens when I fill the first five lines or so with an instruction to report a blog scraper to Google Adsense may be seen below:

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Sprung!
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Posted by on November 19, 2007 in blogging, Computers and WWW, my sites, Web stuff

 

While I slept

There have been 115 visits to this blog and Oz Politics since midnight; it’s now around 8am. They come from all over.

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