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What's that embedded in my toast?

What's that embedded in my toast?

I’m so lucky. In fact, it could all be summed up in this very moment. Let me describe it for you… in detail. Right now I’m eating two slices of toast. One has homemade marmalade spread thick on it. This marmalade was given to me this morning by my loving grandmother who is lucky enough …

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Don't simply dismiss as bigotry, dig a little deeper

Don't simply dismiss as bigotry, dig a little deeper

This video by Junkee about Pauline Hanson is very much worth watching. It talks about the global “they took our jobs” trend in messages around the world that if dismissed as simply racism and bigotry could actually lead to more racists and bigots getting into dangerously powerful positions. Many people feel left behind by economic …

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Brexit: Some Interesting Perspectives

Brexit: Some Interesting Perspectives

It’s an amazing time to be alive and I’m humbled and made painfully aware of how little I understand the world and how hard it is to get inside the minds of other people… but it’s always worthwhile trying to understand things better. Here’s my roundup so far of the most interesting perspectives on Brexit I’ve read. Please …

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2016 Commemorative Edition NSW “Revvy” Bicycle

2016 Commemorative Edition NSW “Revvy” Bicycle

Introducing the 2016 Commemorative Edition NSW “Revvy” Bicycle¹ – brought to you in collaboration with the NSW State Government and the NSW Police. We’ve taken all the things that you love about riding a bike and made it better! We know you love riding along without wasting time finding your ID when stopped by the authorities …

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Get Australia moving

Get Australia moving

December 5th is the North Sydney by-Election and my name will be on the ballot for the Australian Cyclists Party. If you’d like to support me please check out my Pozible campaign, make a pledge or volunteer to help… but first, read why. I believe that Australia is a place where we should all have the freedom to live happy …

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Which headphones are best? My 2015 Round Up

Which headphones are best? My 2015 Round Up

Audio is a huge part of my life – whether I’m listening to Andy Weir’s “The Martian” audiobook while cleaning the house, getting turn-by-turn directions using Co-rider while cycling around rural Australia, joining in on a Sendle team Hangout in the office, blocking out ambient noise so I can concentrate, or falling asleep to Dan …

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And now for some pillow talk

And now for some pillow talk

I’ve been known to fall asleep listening to audiobooks and podcasts so I recently acquired an iMusic Bluetooth Pillow out of intrigue to see if it would make it the whole situation a little better. I was a bit skeptical that it would work as described without being too uncomfortable but I’m always up for trying something …

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The right headphones for the right job – cycling and the office

The right headphones for the right job – cycling and the office

When you use headphones for a variety of different things it can be hard to find one pair that does all the jobs. I recently acquired a Plantronics Backbeat Go 2 bluetooth headset in the hope that they would fill in the gaps and replace my Avantree Jogger headphones. The dedicated headphones who compete for my veracious favour were both from of an elite store …

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