Juggling Festival

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Is this weekend, in Wainui. It’s more than just playing with your balls, I thoroughly recommend it. Details: http://www.juggle.org.nz/

Blurgh

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The Stiglitz talk is tonight. Not sure if I’m going, coz I have the lurgy, but if you are, then let me know, as I may drag myself out of bed. Also, this is a very good idea: Call to show car ‘lifetime price’ Q: What goes “Pieces of seven, pieces of seven.”? A: A …

And they’re coming in thick and fast:

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It’s press-releasetastic. Here’s what’s on Scoop so far: NZ Govt – Clark: Launch of NZ Fast Forward NZ Govt – Anderton: Pastoral and Food innovation announcemen NZ Govt – Hodgson: NZ Fast Forward in Pastoral and Food Industries NZ First – Research and Innovation Cash Welcome Public Service Association – ‘Research Fund’ Must Boost Science …

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Govt to unveil $500m-plus research boost This is what I’ve been working on at MAF. Me and quite a lot of other people from quite a few Ministries.

Driver board, Mark 3

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Judging from current experience, whenever I’ve built a huge unstoppable war machine and managed to delay the Hero so that he arrives just late enough not to be able to stop me from making the required Tedious Speech about ruling the world, laughing maniacally, then throwing the Big Red Switch, it’ll go: *clunk* and then …

Not dead – This year’s Karapoti

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Five and a half hours? That’s shameful, and not exactly fun. Last year was under four and a half. Next year, next year, I’m definitely going to do some training. (Or just stay home in bed.) Anyway, though the magic of technology, yesturday’s activities can be described very precisely: http://sportstracker.nokia.com/nts/workoutdetail/index.do?id=91735, complete with Google Map. You …