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Entries Tagged as 'Review'

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

Mauna Loa Milk Chocolate Macadamia Review

November 11th, 2011 · No Comments

When I was in Hawaii recently I bought an example of every chocolate covere macadamia that was on sale so I could try them all and compare them with each other. One of the brands was Mauna Loa. The milk chocolate covered macadamias they had came in a sealed tin. These chocolate covered macadamias had […]

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Chocolate Review – Tropical Truffles

September 1st, 2011 · No Comments

When on a trip to Hawaii earlier this year I wanted to make sure I brought home a good supply of Hawaiian Host Macadamia Nut chocolates as I have received them as a present in the past and loved them.  When we got there though I found that there was a massive number of different […]

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The return of the purple carrot

April 11th, 2011 · 31 Comments

I was doing the weekly gorcery shop last night and in the fruit and vegie section of my local coles (Stanhope Gardens in Sydney) sitting beside the ordinary orange carrots which were $1.98/kg there were these deep purple/black root vegetables that looked like carrots.  Upon closer inspection they were called “Purple Carrots” and looked identical […]

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Dr Zhivago

February 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

I went to see the International Premier of Lucy Simon’s new musical Dr Zhivago last Thursday (17th Feb, 2011) so thought I would write a brief review of it here.  This stage muscial is an adaptation of the 1957 novel of the same name (До́ктор Жива́го in Russian) by Boris Pasternak. There have been several […]

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Rant About Genetic Diseases

February 17th, 2011 · 1 Comment

I was on the microscope on Tuesday this week listening to past episodes of the Health Report, a radio program from Radio Natioinal about health related issues, and came across two episides from late January this year discussing Huntington’s disease. Part 1 (10th Jan 2011) Part 2 (17th Jan 2011) My research area is Parkinson’s […]

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Working with Spencer Tunick

March 2nd, 2010 · 4 Comments

After two and a half hours sleep I got up at 2:30am to make my way down to the opera house through the CBD. Down the southern end of the city near central there were people out and about, early morning delivery vans starting their rounds, clubbers heading home etc. I made my way down […]

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Spencer Tunick in Sydney

February 26th, 2010 · 6 Comments

Every so often I have come across an image on the web of a massive number of nude people all arranged in a pose of some sort, most often in cities but also out in the country (see below for some examples). The photos are kind of cool in that the people in them are […]

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Computer aided search

January 13th, 2010 · No Comments

As a researcher I do a lot of trawling of electronic data bases for data or information.  When you are performing a search, the construction of a good search string is critical in being able to find what you need.  If there is something unique about what you are after then it makes it a […]

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Giant Microbe Update

December 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment

As I mentioned in a previous post I am a member of the Giant Microbe Affiliate program, mainly because I love all the soft toys made to look like microscopic organisms, and as a research scientist these are the things I deal within my work. The way the affiliate program works is that for each […]

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