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The field

A walk-through view of he Field exhibition of 1968 reproduced in Smith and Green (2002, fig 03.02)

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leedermeg

Was given some old postcards and found this one with Leedermeg in it! I remember seeing this thing as a kid but only saw Brian Blanchflower’s book many years later. The story I heard that was there was a chrome plating plant that was bulldozed when the Mitchell Freeway went through and the strange chemical […]

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Protected: Tati

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

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Christmas Island Pipistrelle bat day

The very last Xmas island Pipistrelle bat was heard on 25 August 2009 with no further ‘sightings’ (hearings) despite intensive efforts to locate the species. http://www.perditaphillips.com/the-very-last-christmas-island-pipistrelle-bat/ A tribute to an incomprehensible inability to act.

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A survey of the flora of the Lake Cooloongup National Park

Water soaked cover

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Penguins listening to gramophone

    Penguins listening to the Gramophone during the summer from The Heart of the Antarctic (1909) by Ernest Shackleton

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Every time history repeats itself, the price goes up

Every time history repeats itself, the price goes up. unknown source

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seagull joke

A man in a movie theater notices what looks like a seagull sitting next to him. “Are you a seagull?” asked the man, surprised. “Yes.” “What are you doing at the movies?” The seagull replied, “Well, I liked the book.”   Could be applied to penguins too.

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not everyone in my neighbourhood is a vitalist

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traffic jam

stuck in traffic jam, SERIOUSLY tailgated by a BUS, osprey lands on light pole.

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Birding at the Met Museum (New York)

I can’t embed this so you will have to visit the site: http://www.metmuseum.org/connections/birding/ It’s from a series of eclectic samples of the collection written by employees of the Met Museum (this one by editor Dale Tucker)

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Zeus’s Affairs

Check out just how many incests you can find! Created by Ilaria Pagin, Viviana Ferro, and Elisa Zamarian

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Pie Town, USA

Fascinating colour photos from the 1940s are rephotographed sometimes with the decendants of the people in the originals. Picturing Pie Town, USA, In 1940 And Again Today by CLAIRE O’NEILL December 06, 2012 Originally photographed in940 by Russell Lee and rephotographed by Arthur Drooker in 2011+ http://www.npr.org/blogs/pictureshow/2012/12/06/165915892/picturing-pie-town-usa-in-1940-and-again-today

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need healing?

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partial eclipse (very)

partial eclipse Perth 5:30am 14 November pinhole camera method just a bit on the top right corner

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