When I get a chance, I really must read this article on women as cyberpunks on chicks in IT.
Which Famous Homosexual Are You?
How spiffing! You’re Alexander the Great!
Yeah, baby. You were the King of Macedonia, and conqueror of much of the world; you’re responsible for the spread of Christianity, as well as Hellenistic society and even the Roman Empire. Your power was feared for thousands of miles around.
And how gay were you. When you’d conquered Persia, you fell in love with a male courtier from that court – scandalous in those days, because the Persians were believed to be uncivilised barbarians.
You were always really in love with your boyhood friend, Hephaestion, and when he died you were grief-stricken to a legendary degree: convinced that he would live on after death, you passed away soon afterwards.
Which Famous Homosexual are you?
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Bali victim’s dad hits out at PM
“Linking war against Iraq with the Bali tragedy was cynical and the prime minister should immediately withdraw his remarks, the father of Bali bomb victim Josh Deegan said today.”
I am the anonymous coward.
I think I’ve managed to import my blogger entries ok. There are millions of old hand-written entries to go, dating back to 1996.
I can’t import my old comments, but I’ll see what I can do about recreating them, cos I’m sad like that.
The style is pretty much the default Moveable Type look at the moment, I’m working on it.
Beans on toes puzzles police
“A female shop assistant had beans and other foodstuffs poured over her feet by a man who falsely claimed he was raising money for charity.”
In the Netherlands, of course, he’d probably be making a tv show.
I’m sure everyone’s already seen the ready.gov pisstakes, but here’s a selection just in case…
In other news, I quite like this surprisingly wide ranging (from the Archibald Prize to Louie the Fly to the quandong) ‘dinkum Aussies‘ directory.