As discussed earlier

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRA68vxQMecThe reverse draw from Sanjuo. Warning – contains extreme staring, fountains of blood and unfeasbile wrist flexibility.

Sportakrobatik & Wolfgang Bientzle

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jkjSF2VwP4This is very European, but hardcore. Bad lycra, but ridiculously hard acrobalance. Handstand somersault to handstand? And using a person as a skipping rope? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxucGCBbqgIWhereas this is hard but charming. Also, I know I’m a wuss, but cloudswing hurts. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WJduA9DVYUAnd you might think I’m tech, but this is tech. Then again, 7×12 pixels, one valve …

Humour

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I’ll write up today’s biofuels conference at some point, but to be brief, the very interesting, useful and po-faced German presenter put up this slide: And then said: “I don’t have a data point for the year 2000, but I’m sure you can extrapolate the trend.” [EDIT – Charlie Stross’s short story “The Missile Gap” …

I play attack. I don’t play defense

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I don’t usually do the “and today I put my socks on!” posts, but: This eve at skate hockey, I was finally back on form. And by that, I mean I could skate goals into existance, by going hard and fast. There’s something about being right on the edge of traction, balance, lactic acid and …

Car Deck Warming Picnic Today

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Today, 1 til 3 pm. 56 Clarence Street in Brooklyn. Phase 1 is done. We have a car deck. At some point after this, we’ll have a house, but best to celebrate before we’re all on zimmer frames, I reckon. So come along, bring food and drink, dogs and sprogs, and bask in the glory …

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Valerie’s 30th, Sandwiches, 9 pm tonight, electro-house. You’re invited. (I was tempted to add “… if you think you’re awesome enough.” But this early in the morning, my awesomeometer is still warming up so I can’t tell if that’d be an awesome thing to say or not. Possibly not.) [EDIT – Though I am going …

Reasons to be cheerfull, no. 4328780, oh hang on… Franz Josef glacier melting

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By the end of the century the glacier will shrink in length by 4km and reduce in size to three-quarters of its current volume, glaciologists say One of New Zealand’s outstanding tourist attractions is melting away, glaciologists say. The tongue of the iconic Franz Josef Glacier on the West Coast will melt away in the …

Urr… umm…

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It turns out that I’ve done all the things I needed to do this weekend. I could carry on making stuff for Kiwiburn, but most of that needs me to go shopping, special shopping, and the kinds of shops that sell 3/4-3/4 BSP couplers (and not BSPT, thankyouverymuch) are not the kinds of shops that …

300 men

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pi2t58CRmbUYes. Oh yes. This is indeed exactly what 300 was like.

Oh, those manly Spartans:

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As Plato says: “If only there were a way to start a city or an army made up of lovers and the boys they love! Theirs would be the best possible system of society, for they would hold back from all that is shameful, and seek honor in each other’s eyes. Even a few of …

300 – The Battle Plan

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Okay, 300 is on, 6.45 FRIDAY. Meet at Deluxe, 6 pm onwards. Attending are Bex+2, Iona, Cyrus, Kathryn, Me. If more people are keen, get yer own tickets. Grr!

“Enjoy your breakfast, for tonight we dine in Hell!”

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If Leonidas was a Kiwi: Okay, 300, who’s coming? At the Embassy, either friday or saturday. Let me know your pref. I’m thinking the 6.45 showing, so Rhi can attend, as I’m pretty sure she’ll be up a film that promises to be the gay pron version of Team America. As someone older and wiser …

I lol’ed

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from icanhascheezburger Today – more digging! Tomorrow – less digging, more shovelling! Although I am on holiday, so if anyone wants a cup of tea, then just ring.

Dear Intarwebs, a request for information

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This week, I’m on holiday. So far, that consists of getting up far earlier than usual, then spending the day in hard physical labour. With Cliff the builder, we got four post holes dug, one by hand, four posts concreted in and another six metres of retaining wall boarded up. Cliff and Will headed off …

Notes for your diary, and bathroom

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Car Deck Warming Picnic 1 til 3 pm, Sunday the 15th of April. 56 Clarence Street in Brooklyn. Phase 1 is done. We have a car deck. At some point after this, we’ll have a house, but best to celebrate before we’re all on zimmer frames, I reckon. So come along, bring food and drink, …