Monthly Archives: December 2010

Christmas, Tetris, Lenin, and Chanticleer

Happy Christmas to readers in Europe and America! For us in Australia it’s come and gone, and I’ve got another slice cooling for dinner while pondering how I’m going to use the rest of my consciousness allotment for the calendar … Continue reading

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CAASTRO and how to brand a new organization

[written Thursday, 9 December] Currently I’m on a bus headed back to Canberra along the highway from Sydney. We’ve passed some spectacular landscapes while the sun’s been setting: groves and groves of twisted gum trees standing guard on the hillsides, … Continue reading

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MLX ’10 and swing dancing in Oz

One thing that’s especially nice about having a hobby is that it gives you a way to connect in familiar ways with people in unfamiliar countries. And so it is that while, as I’ve said here, Australia already doesn’t seem … Continue reading

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