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How to prepare a Christmas Pudding cloth

 

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The trials and tribulations of dealing with Telstra

Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in 1876. Since then we’ve had telephones, telegraph and telex machines, all running through telephone cables. The internet is all grown up now having been around for over twenty one years, and in Australia is still running mainly through telephone cables. So why is it that telecommunications companies still …

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When does a band become a tribute band?

When does a band become a cover band? I ask this because I had another weekend away with the girls at a Day on the Green concert. It was a fabulous weekend – beautiful accommodation (Maple Cottage at Berrima), great company and brilliant Aussie rock bands. And of course our obligatory gourmet picnic. Except … …

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I’m a rugby twit … I mean tweeter

I tweet during the rugby. When I’m not at the game that is. Yes, I know, I’m a wanker, or a twit. Take your pick. Doc asks me why I bother watching the game at all when I spend my time looking at the phone rather than the TV screen. But tweeting during the game …

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Why are women treated so badly by mechanics?

I lost my radiator! My car had been telling me on and off for a few weeks that I was low on coolant, so finally I thought I’d better check it out – as you do. I pulled into a service station, popped the bonnet and walked around to check the water level. And there …

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Into the Mosh Pit … for a little while

I went to the Jack White concert at the Hordern Pavilion in July. I was reminded about it the other day when a friend wrote on facebook that she just bought tickets for Status Quo next year. Status Quo was the first concert I ever went to – and it was at the Hordern way …

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