Daily Archives: July 14, 2009

I happened along soon after…

I had the twins for tutoring today starting at 1.00, so I wandered up Hay Street around 12.45. I did see them retrieve the man.

See Man struck by Sydney tram.

The tram eventually moved off around 2.30.

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No, I didn’t have my camera with me, but it happened at this crossing.

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Posted by on July 14, 2009 in Australia, events, local


Some things that tickle me

My other favourites

If you go to the renamed Neil’s Sydney on Blogspot you will find in the sidebar a widget called BlogExplosion – my blogmarks. While surfing via BlogExplosion I sometimes bookmark blogs that attract my attention because of their design or something about the content. Go to that widget and see what I have found.

On Neil’s Sydney photo blog is another set of favourites, this time from City Daily Photo. Here they are

These will give you much pleasure!

And I am sure you are aware of my Google Reader which I update at least once a day.

My daily dose of mindless TV

Yes, when I can, I watch Deal or No Deal at 5.30 on Channel Seven: “The show that pits ordinary Australians against an insidious banker intent on thwarting their chances at walking away with $200000.”

I admire the quiet assumptions the show makes about what an “ordinary Australian” is – no fanfare, no drum roll – and this is a power for good. Last night for example:


And what a character she was! She walked away $100,000 richer. She had hoped for a few thousand to set up an ice-cream van!