Monthly Archives: April 2011

One Pot Meals – Mee Goreng Deluxe

Moving up here to Darwin temporarily has forced me to eat out quite a fair bit. Not that this is a big deal, since I love food. However going out for dinner all the time does start to drain the hip pocket … Continue reading

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Chinese Ghost Cities… property bubbles do not get any bigger than this.

China is not immune to the Austrian Business Cycle Theory. Let’s not forget the real function of a house is to house people. These empty apartments which lay bare before our very eyes will in retrospect be evidenced as the … Continue reading

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Learn how to swing at the Darwin Railway Club!!!

Today was one of those days… the April “off the leash” issue was opened at the right page on my dinner table, it read “Swing Dancing @ Darwin Railway Club” and with that me and my couch surfing buddy Nick … Continue reading

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Meeting local Darwinians update

As a rejoinder to my previous post on meeting Darwinites, I’ve had great success with the couch surfing community. They are an eclectic bunch and no two are the same. The great thing about couch surfing is that for most … Continue reading

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Havaianas are overrated overhyped overpriced and a pain to wear.

I’ve had it with Havaianas. My last pair broke when I was in Vietnam. I’ve had two pairs break on me while walking in the middle of nowhere. It always breaks off at the bottom round circly thingymejigs that keep … Continue reading

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