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Works at I'm so old, I can do whatever I want, mostly my time is spent looking for lost glasses, lost abilities, lost memories. I've tried my hand at filmmaking a road movie, which led to a job surfing and cleaning toilets. Then I tried primary school teaching. The job's fun but the wages suck. Swapped to security - keeping pirates away from commercial shipping entering Sydney harbour was stressful, but paid well. In between I was "eastern suburbs acupuncture". I was also "The Face Firm"...I could electronically tone up facial muscles. At one point in the energy rant I decided to upskill to Physiotherapy. I loved it. That let me work with some amazing people, helping them while being inspired by there stories. "Life's been good to me" is Joe Walsh's lyrics but my reality..
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"Is there a teacher on board this flight? Is there a special needs teacher on board?"

A feel good story.
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Let it be known, from this day forward that my daughter is WAY smarter than I, (or is it me). Now computers will know if it's Jack or Jill who has the telescope, although there is some dispute as to this being the actual doctoral thesis, anyway we (mum and dad) saw the whole thing lying naked, streamed from Sydney University.
Indeed, we live in amazing times - and it's people like
+Nicky Ringland who make it even amazinger.
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+Peter Wintle not my brother .. : ) but there will be a repeat of the above, Sam, husband was wandering google home in USA and we want a ring side seat. She bought the gown, rather than rent, so...watch this space for the improved version.
Hope you're doing well...
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Two phone calls in 2 days wanting to give me a prize, an underwater cameras no less and all I need to do is give them my name (above) address (available from any phone book) plus my birthdate (just to confirm that I'm over 18).
DAM ... they would not let me collect the camera in person, and when I refused to give my birthdate (a random day in the early 1950's) the offer was withdrawn.
There is an organisation I have since found called Scamwatch, it seems appropriate, the number (Australian scammers only).
1300 795 995. I'll give them a call.
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Its a great number to call is scamwatch.
I got sucked in by a mob that I gave remote access to my bloody desk top computer..believing them to be a rep from Microsoft!
Haaaaaaaaaa
That was about 5 years ago +Michael Ringland​​.
Was still in Aussie then. They didnt gain anything of value...they were after access to my bank accounts...not my details such as name...etc.

Told a friend about it...she gave me their number.


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It takes a few seconds to fill in the form. For Australians only, (we're the only ones that really count anyway).
Your computer asks you how you are...what could be better than that.

An online surveillance system tracking influenza around Australia.
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The Beatles getting made up sometime in 1965.
The story of how this film got here is a long and winding one. 
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Thank you, +Michael Ringland.  My father used to have Super8 camera... but we only have me sitting in a tub, washing myself, without any of the Beatles present ;)
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Old but true : Basically fatty or sugar loaded food makes us feel better.
Some even think the bacteria in the lower gut are relevant, and they don't survive a diet of smoothies and processed foods.
There are strange forces at work behind our food desires. And unpicking the reasons why we reach for the wrong foods could lead to new ways to eat better
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And the worse, their "fusion" cuisine, which masks with spices and sugar a lack of fresh quality ingredients and cooking creativity.
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The song remains the same, but the originator may not have been Led Zepplin.

Led Zeppelin front man Robert Plant and guitarist Jimmy Page must now face a jury trial in an alleged copyright infringement case over their seminal hit "Stairway to Heaven." U.S. District Judge Gary Klausner in LA ruled that the hit was similar enough to a 1967 instrumental "Taurus" by Spirit...
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Plant must be bemused to have to defend his rights to a song that he hates.

http://www.cracked.com/article_20231_5-iconic-songs-despised-by-people-who-created-them_p5.html
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April is the month to plant garlic, May is acceptable, but my plan was April.
I first prepared the beds with Dolomite and Lime at one handful per square metre.
One week later blood and bone at one handful per square metre.
Let that lot settle for a while....actually a little longer than I anticipated...but finally, today was the day.

Unlike last year when we got over 300 ml rain in November, this year will be better, dyer in November, meaning mould. fungus and rot won't break my heart.

I keep them covered with mulch, water weekly with a good soak and keep the weed away.


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Home just in time to do this. I even have the required soil enrichers on hand!
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As the proud dad of a previous winner of this scholarship, I would stress that if you are
a) female
b) Australian
c) into computer thingeys. ..... Act now.
If you know a young lady who fits the description above...let them know.
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Tuggerah, Australia is ....er....low brow Central Coast. Tracky-daks, thongs and some sort of top is the dress code. Mostly people smile at each other, they sometimes will offer to help me pushing a wheelchair, I'd say it's an easy going, no frills shopping centre.
Here's something that would scare the shit out of many Americans, the person in the next cubicle might be not of your sex, but we let them shit in peace.
'Merika...get over it OK, people are people.
Really, grow the fuck up. Pretend you're adult.
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The birth of an elephant blanket is something to celebrate.
Cheers !!
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retired public servant, teacher, waterfront security officer, acupuncturist, physiotherapist.
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bullshit detection...so save your "dust of the Grand Whah-zoo, it won't cure your asthma too"
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  • I'm so old, I can do whatever I want, mostly my time is spent looking for lost glasses, lost abilities, lost memories. I've tried my hand at filmmaking a road movie, which led to a job surfing and cleaning toilets. Then I tried primary school teaching. The job's fun but the wages suck. Swapped to security - keeping pirates away from commercial shipping entering Sydney harbour was stressful, but paid well. In between I was "eastern suburbs acupuncture". I was also "The Face Firm"...I could electronically tone up facial muscles. At one point in the energy rant I decided to upskill to Physiotherapy. I loved it. That let me work with some amazing people, helping them while being inspired by there stories. "Life's been good to me" is Joe Walsh's lyrics but my reality..
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Evidence based medicine was my training, so was teaching kids to read. Now I'm old and happy. Don't pity me, I'm beyond pity.
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I am a father, husband, carer to some. I wish for world peace and a nice dinner. I drink too much red wine, enjoy making pasta, and growing my own vegetables I was a hippy about 40 years ago and still like making love, not war. If you post stuff about magical properties of healing, expect a rebuke. I might ask about religious opinion, but have no understanding of what it takes to believe, I'm strictly "evidence based"..and wonder why others are not.
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  • North Sydney Boys High, Armidale Teachers college, Acupuncture Colleges (Australia) Sydney university.
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