Daily Archives: July 4, 2005

Peter Straub Official Website


I am currently reading (from Surry Hills Library of course) Shadowland , and although it is not the kind of thing I normally read, I am actually impressed. Read the rest of this entry »

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While the Live-8 concerts were going on elsewhere, Lord Malcolm and I were (perhaps ironically) tucking into the excellent food at the Captain Cook Hotel. His $7 steak was just perfect, and Lord Malcolm did it pretty fair justice, a good thing always in his case. I had the lamb and pumpkin hotpot and strongly recommend it (at just $10.50) for winter eating.

Afterwards we met up with Sirdan at The Oxford who had been unable to come to lunch as he had been at work all morning. Things seem to be very busy in the printing/graphic arts area right now.

Sirdan and B. propose going to see The War of the Worlds on Tuesday, and certainly it looks good. Margaret and David thought so, I saw last night. Back to Tuesday’s plan: I forgot that my coaching is ongoing and is now Tuesday 4 pm to 6 pm! Damn!

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Posted by on July 4, 2005 in Australia and Australian, friends, Gay and Lesbian, local, Lord Malcolm, movies, personal, Sirdan