University of Sydney, 48hr staff strike

Click through for gallery of the two days. Read what the strikes are about in the open letters from staff available here. I did not strike for fun. Or for money. It is the first industrial action I’ve ever been involved with as anything other than a supporter. I won’t get paid for the days…

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Birch and Bauxite

Harrington Birch was born in England in January of 1800 under the Beck Hole Road bridge, while snow drifted down on the moors. His father, Harrington Birch Senior was a well to do gentlemen with a top hat and ivory cane. Harrington Birch Senior was a man who loved minerals, and it was this love…

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X-Com: Enemy Unknown Part 5

The British were pretty pissed that a neutron bomb was set off at a major metropolitan railway station. I don’t know exactly what a neutron bomb does, other than it is supposedly a kill-not-destroy weapon, but I’m sure that as with most bombs they are less than favourable devices upon detonation. Such a horrific act…

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The Cafferty Picnic Area, Arizona

Sally Cafferty was born to two desert dwellers, two sick and sweaty grease balls who ran a subsistence farm somewhere in monument valley, cramped up in the north east corner of Arizona, their backs pressed hard up against the Utah border. Sally Cafferty was born at one o’clock in the afternoon and was dead and…

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