Don’t Mess With the Silver Guy

Wearing metallic makeup and monochromatic colors and posing as statues seems to be the modern version of the mime. But I’ve never seen a mime lay out a guy who was messing with him!

Telstra Tower

Telstra Tower, originally uploaded by Aaron-RT. This stark radio tower atop of a mountain in Canberra is Telstra Tower, built in 1980. It is ringed with radio and microwave repeaters, and until yesterday, I...

Wild Cockatoos of Canberra

I always thought that Cockatoos were exotic rare equatorial birds. I didn’t know that they are almost the equivalent of pigeons down here in Australia. And though the scale size doesn’t translate well, these...

Wombat Crossing

Landed in Sydney at 6 AM and just got checked into the hotel after a drive to Canberra. The whole driving on the wrong side of the road thing actually gets to be pretty...

Mobility

Mobility, originally uploaded by BelchSpeak. Im back on an airplane. This time it’s a long flight and it may be a while before there are regular updates. Feel free to check out the archives.

Klingon Language Cave Tour

Nerdiness has assimilated the world better than Borg nanoprobes. In Australia there are caves that were once featured in a Star Trek TNG episode about Klingons. They have a tour there in several languages,...

Women, Take Care of Your Beaver

Some women in Australia were complaining about this ad for Kotex U.  Frankly, I don’t see what the bloody hell they are bitching about.  Must have their panties in a twist or sand in...