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It’s been a long time coming, I’ve been waiting for years to get my hands on even a 75% decent copy of Pasolini’s Salò. Anything that’s been available in this country in the last 2 decades has been very average quality at best. But today I managed to come across a copy of the Blue-Ray […]

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December

Clarity…

Written by m0rg0th. No comments Posted in: General, Health, Humour, Tech

Well I officially have Reading Glasses now, they arrived today 2 days earlier than expected. At this stage they’ve travelled further than I have, given they started out from British Columbia (Burnaby), through Vancouver, Memphis (US), Honolulu (US), Sydney, Melbourne and then to work. It is impressive that we can receive things from the other […]

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December

Apparently my Glasses are coming from Canada, and are in Melbourne today (courtesy of internet tracking and FedEx). It seems ridiculous that I can buy 2 pairs of glasses cheaper from overseas on the internet than I can at a store here, AND receive them in about the same time!

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December

A Taste of Gold Harry…

Written by m0rg0th. No comments Posted in: Film, General

A couple of months ago I’d received some Gold Class Gift Vouchers from two separate people for whom I’d done some PC recovery work. Since it seemed only fitting I try and make it a worthwhile jaunt, I took Barb to see Harry Potter: Deathly Hallows Part 1 in Gold Class on Friday night. I’d […]

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December

Today I’ve entered a new phase of my life: that which requires me to wear reading glasses. As my Optometrist said, “I see many people who NEED glasses, but can’t SEE they NEED glasses”! I guess I’ve finally seen the need, I NEED to READ…

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December

Ol’ Eight Legs…

Written by m0rg0th. No comments Posted in: General, House, Humour

Came across my first Huntsman INSIDE the house since I moved here nearly 2 years ago! Fortunately s/he was small and there was no mexican stand off or Tarentella as is oft the case in such situations! I think I’m much better with spiders when they’re someone else’s problem than when they’re mine.