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The all purpose list of things you could buy Robert

For no particular reason, of course… Updated January 2013 ThinkGeek things Cthulhu Ornament http://www.thinkgeek.com/homeoffice/gear/c8d1/ Caffeine molecule ornament http://www.thinkgeek.com/homeoffice/gear/c80e/ Other online First Party polo (any colour, XL) http://www.pennyarcademerch.com/fp-polomens.html Historyshots Prints: Race to the Moon, Whale Chart, Panama Canal, Dow Jones, Confederate … Continue reading

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Things we went and had a look at today

For no particular reason we went for a drive around the area South of Canberra today: Mt Stromlo observatory: was closed, but the view from Mt Stromlo is still great. And the 2003 fires are more and more of a … Continue reading

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2008 in review: Robert

2008 was a difficult year, but really good in a lot of ways. My work year was dominated by working on Treasury’s Climate Change Modelling. The report that I helped write, Australia’s Low Pollution Future is a major piece of … Continue reading

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Our names in Chinese

Helen: Robert: If anyone knows what these actually mean, please let us know! UPDATE: These are phonetic translations with no special meaning (thankfully!)

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So what’s the weather like around here?

If you have an interest in what the weather is at our house, we now have a live updating weather page with up-to-the-minute information on the temperature, wind, rainfall and barometer at our house. Before you ask, yes I’m a … Continue reading

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I wonder why Robert never posts here?

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Wow, content!

I’ve finally gotten around to moving this site from my old web host (which was not easy!!). Now that’s done, look forward to a redesign and some more frequent updates here.

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Going away again

Leaving for Solomon Islands next week. Will have time to take some pictures for posting here..

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We bought a house!

After a long and dramatic set of negotiations and other assorted rubbish, we have finally settled (i.e. completed the transaction) on a house. We’ll be moving in over the next week or so, and expect to be living there from … Continue reading

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PNG pictures

Finally I have bowed to public pressure and my PNG pictures are available to view. I was away for five weeks – I spent most of this time in Port Moresby working out of the High Commission. There was a … Continue reading

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