Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 – 10 November 2008)
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- last post
- Saw Peter Weir’s “The Last Wave” over the weekend on NITV
- Well said, Bert
- Brilliant article on Google, plus an English teaching thing
- The dreaded Stats Post
- E’en such is time…
- Still a slave to computers
- Setting up a “new” computer…
- To Sydney on Sunday–8 car trains, M, Jim Belshaw
- Not quite what it may seem at first…
- Can’t find a page? Look here.
- How good is your English? Test and Answers
- Pakistani Spectator interview
- Blog Roll
- Everything Ninglun
- 2009 Jan -June
Popular right now…
- Australian poem 2008 series #17: "Australia" -- A D Hope
- Australian poem 2008 series #10: Peter Skrzynecki "Summer in the Country" (2005)
- Nationality - Dame Mary Gilmore
- MuslimVillage Forums: Islam --"Fastest Growing Faith in Australia"#entry72159
- Blog Roll
- That hypothetical Year 10 lesson on "White Australia"
- The Writing Show : The View from Ireland, with author Kevin Stevens
- Robert Irwin For Lust of Knowing: The Orientalists and their Enemies
- Still stirring the pot
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Climate change sceptics please note
The Great Global Warming Swindle Swindle. Go here for the real story. POST UPDATED AND EXPANDED 16 July 2007.
See also How to Talk to a Climate Skeptic from 3 Quarks Daily.
The Discovery of Global Warming -- hypertext history of how scientists came to (partly) understand what people are doing to cause climate change: from the Center for History of Physics of the American Institute of Physics.
Nine Lies About Climate Change (2008).
Read The Rough Guide to Climate Change (2008 edition).
Islamophobes please note
I'm tired of arguing. ;)
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