Monthly Archives: July 2011

sous les paves

underneath the paving stones, the beach…. Advertisements

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where the brigalow suckers on the cemetery creep

There’s a lot of talk out there about rural and regional stuff: about the distance and the time and the isolation. Everyday, governments and agencies are talking making sure rural and regional communities aren’t excluded from anything, at least anything … Continue reading

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cubicle sharecroppers

Process and procedure are the key tasks for cubicle sharecroppers like me. Procedures are executed and processes are followed, or, if you’re senior enough, managed. There is usually a built in co-dependency where one person can’t do their job unless … Continue reading

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the quiet work of uneventful days

I read Lindsay Tanner’s book Sideshow recently, and I think it’s optimistic. It describes an illness and then, staring at something looking awfully like a corpse, worries about prognosis. I thought the bit about announceables was on the money: all … Continue reading

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like a whiskey bottle down on the floor (got no future, just a lot to endure)

Bob Brown’s speech at the National Press Club caught my attention the other day, all that talk about where the dollars go and how they start out Australian dollars but end up going offshore. For what it is worth, I … Continue reading

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