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A Sunday at home

June 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Right, I have got to improve my rate of blog entries!! Seriously. Below is a list of my tasks for today: Go for Run (Done) Bring in Laundry (Done) Put away laundry (Done) Vacuumed upstairs (Done) Put up recording of my Live Well Interview for family (Done) Setup sewing to be done (Done) Set up […]

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Intermittent Fasting Experiment

January 28th, 2014 · No Comments

I was down in Melbourne recently talking with a friend. She told me about a documentary she had seen about intermittent fasting. We were talking about life being too short I think and needing to be able to live longer to fit everything in. This particular documentary discussed a little about that which is what […]

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Tags: Blogging · Intermittent Fasting · Science

New Web Sites

March 8th, 2013 · No Comments

I haven’t posted for a while as I was first of all getting Married back in December, then was on my honeymoon until January 15th this year, then I have been getting my lab up and running for the year and in particular getting some new experiments that we have not done before working.  I […]

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Let the 1Dx Adventures Begin!

November 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

After many years of lusting after its predecessors and then waiting for the 1Dx to arrive once it was announced, I have finally bought one of the top of the line Canons!!  I picked up my 1Dx from Georges Cameras this Tuesday just gone (20th of November) along with an EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS […]

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Tags: Blogging · Canon 1Dx · Photography

Call from Births, Deaths and Marriages

March 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Last Friday (23/3/2012) I got home from work and found a message on the answering machine from the department of Births, Deaths and Marriages in Victoria. It was too late then to ring back and being a good solid government agency, of course they weren’t open on the weekend so I gave them a call […]

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Tags: Blogging · Donor Children

My New Camera – Canon EOS 1Dx

February 27th, 2012 · 4 Comments

I got my first camera when I was about 13. It was an Agfamatic 3000. It was the only agfa matic 110 model with a built in flash as far as I know. The other models needed external flashes added to them (see here for more details about the Agfamatic line of 110 film cartridge […]

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Tags: Blogging · Photography

My babies are growing up

February 6th, 2012 · 6 Comments

As I mentioned in a previous post (see Donor Children), when I was 21 I was a sperm donor in the Monash IVF program down in Melbourne.  As of January 2008 my donations had been used to make 16 children for 11 different families.  The first birth that resulted from my donations was a daughter […]

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Building Our Own Home

January 12th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Before Christmas Tala and I were looking into buying a house. The most we could afford to borrow was $420,000. The houses in the area where we are renting now go for ~$560,000 – $650,000, so in order to buy we had to look even further out from the city. It already takes me around […]

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Tags: Blogging · House Building · Project Management · Property

In the Lab

December 6th, 2011 · No Comments

I am writing a couple of grants at the moment. For those of you who are not familiar with how scientific research works, scientists need to apply for funding for their experiments and they do this by applying for grants from various funding agencies. The biggest in Australia for medical research is the National Health […]

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Tags: Blogging · Science

Nude Sandcastles

November 26th, 2011 · 6 Comments

It was great weather for a day at the beach last weekend (Sat 19th Nov, 2011). I heard that there was going to be a game of nude beach cricket between the Coast and Valley Naturists (CAVN) and Bare Tracks up at Samurai Beach in Port Stephens on the Saturday so thought I would make […]

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Tags: Blogging · Nudity · Review · Social Commentary