Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep

Back in the 70s, there seems to have been a genre of songs, both pop and disco, which featured endlessly repeated inane lyrics. Somehow they were popular, perhaps because they were so easily learned by international audiences. One such, Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep, was a big enough hit to get all the way to Thailand… Continue reading Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep

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Yet Another “Reason” to Return to the Office

The Australian Financial Review, like its US counterpart the Wall Street Journal, tends to take the side of unfettered capitalism in every matter. Last week they published an opinion piece by Nick Coatsworth (“Nine’s Network Medical Expert and is completing a doctoral thesis on the first seventy days of Australia’s COVID 19 crisis response. He… Continue reading Yet Another “Reason” to Return to the Office

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School Uniforms

All schools in Australia, public and private, require students to wear uniforms. For boys, this is a collared shirt in white or a light color with the school crest embroidered on the chest, worn with trousers or shorts in the school colors or gray. Socks are white or gray, or white banded with the school… Continue reading School Uniforms

Gardening in Sydney

Featuring my Mastodon posts about my garden, in reverse chron order. You can follow me on Mastodon. This page is slow to load! (I later realized that I could replant these tiny carrots and let them continue growing, we’ll know in a few months how that works out.) I like to have papaya in my… Continue reading Gardening in Sydney