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Daily Archives: October 10, 2008

Scenes my father and mother saw…

Australians, be reminded…

… also a supplement to my Surry Hills/Redfern series on Ninglun’s Specials.

 
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Posted by on October 10, 2008 in Australia, Australia and Australian, current affairs, globalisation/corporations

 

Schadenfreude

It is, a bit, but I couldn’t resist it. 🙂

New Dollar Bill

I nicked it from The Other Andrew who nicked it from Yarraville Paul!

 
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Posted by on October 10, 2008 in America, awful warnings, current affairs, diversions, humour, other blogs, USA

 

Instead of a Friday poem

There are some times of the day that are just magic.

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Belvoir Street, Surry Hills — early morning.

Yes, there will be some new Surry Hills pics on Ninglun’s Specials, one set continuing the theme above, another on Riley Street.

Original photo by Neil Whitfield 2008.

 
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Posted by on October 10, 2008 in Australia, Australia and Australian, local, personal, Surry Hills

 

Curiosities and ephemera 4

The strange and/or wonderful things that inhabit my Surry Hills den.

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This was a gift from Master Fu of the Class of 2000 after the HSC. On his mother’s side he was descended from the Qing royal family — the Manchu Dynasty; on his father’s from a General in the Red Army. The coin on the right is from the Western Han Dynasty (48 BC) and on the left from the Tang Dynasty (821 AD).

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Posted by on October 10, 2008 in personal