[cheesedip] Wikipedia Brown and the Case of the Captured Koala – kids book of the future.
When you reading about history, and someone mentions a particular amount of money, how can you understand what that amount means? Mark Bernstein writes about Price and History, suggesting that an amount of money in one historical period can’t just be scaled by inflation to make sense of it in another era – there are […]
Vann’s café, cremorne point Danes coffee. A little on the pricey side, as is typical for the northern suburbs, but the large coffee at $4 is truly a large coffee… More so than you would get in North Sydney. The café is open plan, has some street frontage, and an interior that’s as friendly as […]
The bargain queen has some amusing advice on crazy christmas shopping. I think I’ve done all of these at some point.
Movie: Catch a Fire Tim Robbins is the drawcard for this bio-pic of a South African freedom fighter. The main problem I saw with it was that it didn’t make apartheid seem like such a bad thing: more of a rallying point for the African people than a system of oppresion. Sure, at the start […]
Two exams down, and I’ve finished college for the year. It’s been a worthwhile experience over all. I don’t think it’s for everyone: the sheer academia of it would be a turn-off to some people: not everyone wants to study at all, let alone study something that has very little chance of increasing your ability […]
Old faithful Healthy vietnamese food from a favourite venue in Burwood.It seems that the call of more strict budgeting might make this a less frequent treat.
2 Park Espresso – Citigroup building, sydney Espresso di manfredi coffee. 2 Park St, Sydney. Fast, efficient, and looking like they go through a lot of milk; there are comfortable armchairs for drinking coffee, and a small range of breakfast and lunch options. Coffee is good; hot, yet drinkable, thick, but not too thick. A […]
[markb] kuler – adobe labs (free) web-based colour scheme tool. Unusually for such a tool, it’s fun to use.
Bacio, qvb, sydney Bacio Coffee. The Queen Victoria Building is bound by George, Market, York and Druitt Streets. At QVB prices, you would expect table service, but this café is order-and-pay-at-counter. Somehow, we convince the waitress to take our order, but the regular customers seem to have accepted this rule. Good range of breakfast choices, […]