Much less exciting than September, even if one post* there led to that excitement and another** broke records!
2 August: Michael Riley: sights unseen. 8 August: DSL collection – Chinese Contemporary Art. 9 August: Personal Reflections: Saturday Morning Musings – the art of Jiawei Shen. 17 August: Top poems 2: John Donne (1572-1631): Satire III — "Of Religion".
1 August: Money and Trees – the green stuff | Q&A | ABC TV; Kevin Rudd’s convict past; China relaxes internet bans for journos – 2008 Beijing Olympic Games – ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). 2 August: My webbit died… – the new one is in rude health…; Message Stick – Sights Unseen – Pictures By Michael Riley. 3 August: “Say No to No Comment: How to Answer Negative Blog Posts”; Think space + entertainment + slightly adult content – Margaret Cho on gay marriage.
4 August: Sunday lunch, Sirdan, Artist Andy; Unleashed: New global warming science? 5 August: Personal Reflections: Andrew Forrest’s 50,000 indigenous jobs; Boston Review — Days of Lies and Roses: Selling out Afghanistan — Sarah Chayes; God’s Politics – Jim Wallis on Kevin Rudd. 6 August: Levelling with China | The Monthly | Linda Jaivan; Music interlude for Sirdan’s birthday; The 7.30 Report | ABC | The Man from OECD. 7 August: Sense, nonsense, speculation and invective; The Making of the Mahatma (1996); 06 — Blogging Sydney’s Olympic Year 2000 « Ninglun’s Specials. 8 August: Wal-Mart Watch; There’s a lot you might say about China… 9 August: 2.15 in the morning in Surry Hills… – Olympic Games Opening; Confucius says: let the Games begin | The Australian; Lakes crisis deepens | The Australian. 10 August: Tune for a peaceful night; Insights – Uniting Church magazine online — August editorial.