Monthly Archives: December 2011

A nice New Year’s present for Pro-Vaxxers

First off, Happy 2012. I’m looking forward to a year that I hope will be better than 2011. I’m a member of a number of pro-vaccination groups on Facebook, including “Stop the Australian Vaccination Network“, “Dana McCaffery – Whooping Cough … Continue reading

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Housecleaning

Merry Christmas! Channukah Tovah! Happy Holidays! I’ve received some very nice gifts, including a 40-bottle wine rack. I’ve also given some nice ones. It was such a pleasure today to see my nephew wearing one of the shirts I gave … Continue reading

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Funny Monday I’ve had

Some days, you wonder if you’re a character in a comedy film. That described my Monday quite well. I’m currently on leave. I was only supposed to go on leave yesterday, but due to a mix up, I started on … Continue reading

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Repost – Was the world’s worst poet autistic?

(This was originally posted at http://africanjungle.iblog.co.za/2010/10/03/was-the-worlds-worst-poet-autistic/ on the 3rd October 2010) According to an article in The Telegraph, William McGonagall, a poet widely regarded as the worst ever, may have been autistic. In “Bard of the silv’ry Tay” a book about McGonagall, Dr. Norman … Continue reading

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Going further down, and leaving the bad zone

There’s a cliche: Bad things come in threes. It’s not true, but this is the third post in a row where I’ve been having problems. Another stupid cliche is “things will get worse before they get better”. What I think … Continue reading

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