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  And so, we're back. I hope you had a good holiday, wherever you were, and that it was easy, and chill. It was, thankfully, that for myself and my girlfriend. Over the break, I got given a record player after fussing around and not buying one...

  This is the last blog post for 2014. Settle in. *** Yesterday, the Prime Minister of Australia, Tony Abbott, announced a cabinet reshuffle. Of particular interest to me was the shift of the now former Immigration Minister, Scott Morrison, to the Social Services portfolio. Morrison, for those...

  Over the last few years, I have noticed that I struggle to read, watch, or hear anything in a timely manner, anymore. I used to, but now, nah. I gave up even pretending years ago. With that said, what follows is a mix of things I've...

  I usually try to post on a Monday, but yesterday was a bit busy. My partner and I were out at my grandparents place: we were donating the last of their stuff to an organisation called Bowers and we had a few things to clean...

  When I was a kid, I loved Star Wars. I don't remember how old I was when I first saw it, but I know that my parents taped it off the TV for me while I slept, and cut the commercials out. As if that...

  Australia hosted the G20 over the weekend. It was a strange, surreal experience. There were protestors of the G20, of course, but it almost felt like the G20 were protesting Australia, or more importantly, the Australian Government. It was strange, really, really strange - but...

  I watched the first episode of Constantine last night and, well, it wasn't very good. In terms of look, Matt Ryan wasn't too bad as John Constantine, but the script did nothing to capture the cynicism or sense that Constantine knew everything, that he had...