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“Good” Food and Wine Show 2014 Perth: a complaint

This is a letter I have sent to the Good Food and Wine Show organisers. It’s truth-telling time. To Whom It May Concern: I would like to complain about the Chef’s Table we attended on Sunday the 13th of July … Continue reading
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A letter from a fan

Dear Bee Gees, Firstly, I must tell you that I am a long-term fan of your work. I have listened to your songs since I was young. At first I mostly liked the earlier stuff that I confess, I had … Continue reading
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For Kate

You know which one I mean :D Sorry it took so long, I lost a couple in the laundry somewhere. Anyway, have fun in the eastern states!
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Today

Today, I watched as a young mother roughly “placed” her baby into the pram. When baby began to cry, she became annoyed and slapped baby’s leg. When that only made the crying worse, she (again roughly) picked baby up and … Continue reading
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There are no words to explain this

There really are no words to explain this. Maybe it’s the glasses? What happens if I take them off? Nope. I am a failure. Why, oh why, can I not look more like Ken Watanabe?!
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Ten of the worst anime: part II

Ten of the worst anime I have ever had the displeasure of watching, part two. 5. Gintama © Hideaki Sorachi / Shueisha, TV-Tokyo, Dentsu, Sunrise Sakata Gintoki is a samurai living in an era when samurais are no longer needed. … Continue reading
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Ten of the worst anime: part I

Ten of the worst anime I have ever had the displeasure of watching, part one. 10. Kiddy Grade © gimik, GONZO, GOTT After fighting in numerous interstellar wars, mankind forms the Galactic Union to bring stability and to prevent conflicts … Continue reading
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Moon + Jupiter + Venus = happiness

So, it’s been a while since they came out to play, but on the 1st of December, 2008, and the 2nd of December too, Jupiter and Venus were completely visible to us. Not only that, but the position of them … Continue reading
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Photos

I took these! With a Canon EOS 400D!
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Today is a bad day

A fucking bad day.
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Kung Fu: an update

Well, tonight was the night I came back after a two week hiatus, where in lieu of training I was sick with the flu, busy with work, or being tired. I hoped to rehash a little on the Small Tiger … Continue reading
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Delays

Sorry about not posting in a while … whoever’s reading. I’ve been busy with work, a personal project, not to mention Dynasty Warriors 5 Empires as well as Samurai Warriors 2. Rewatching Dark Angel, winning a Fantastic Four: Rise of … Continue reading
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Another (slightly longer) short, plus news

It’s been a little while since I last posted; I blame it on the length of this short :) It actually made the distance to some kind of short story guideline (every source claims differing lengths make up a short … Continue reading
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Fight!

Today was the first time I had sparred at the new Kung Fu Academy. I’m used to sparring Taekwondo-style, which is to say, geared up to the max (padded helmet, mouthguard, chest guard, forearm protectors, gloves, groin guard, shin and … Continue reading
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One down, many, many to go

For those of you that don’t know already, I recently started training at a Kung Fu Academy, after a one-year (or more!) hiatus from decent exercise. The Shaolin Chowka Kung Fu School’s Sifu, Patrick Luong, has been instructing me for … Continue reading
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