For all "Stairway to heaven" lovers
I think this began way back 1998. In Australia.
Taking the piss out of Stairway to Heaven
Barry Crocker (Bazza McKenzie) with asides by The Doug Anthony Allstars
The Rock lobsters
Now that wealthy countries have got Covid under control with vaccinations, there's looming crisis in countries all over the world trying to deal with the aftermath.
The children orphaned.
Here's 2 documentaries about children who lost one or both carers to covid and now raise their younger...
In an embarrassing first for Australia, the United nations human rights committee has found that Australia violated the human rights of a group of Torres Strait Islanders by failing to adequately protect them from the impacts of climate change...
Poland's just opened a canal . What does @Ed Lada think?
Poland's top leaders celebrated the opening of a new — albeit unfinished — canal that they say will mean ships no longer must secure Russia's permission to pass.
The opening event was timed to mark 83 years since the Soviet...
Even if one is unconvinced or doesn't care.
Some fascinating information about Glaciers.
Azerbaijan reclaimed broad swaths of Nagorno-Karabakh in a six-week war in 2020 that killed more than 6,600 people and ended with a Russia-brokered peace deal.
Moscow deployed about 2,000 troops...
I don't think we have a thread dedicated to documentaries of our favourite musicians.
This one is pretty good. Sadly the Animals music had been removed. Copyright
Burdon gives a first hand account of the death of Hendrix about half way.
Ten million kids left in many cases to fend for themselves, institutionalised, grieving without support.
According to the summary of the report, “little is being done to care for children left behind,” and no actual...
Another "ooops I didn't notice the window was open" moment.
How many high profile Russians have windowphobia?
Russian oil executive Ravil Maganov dead after reportedly falling from hospital window
The chairman of a Russian oil giant which called for the end to the war in Ukraine has died after...
My daughter has bought a small apartment in a block of 10.
The block has very large common gardens in the centre and is open at the back to a park.
The carparking is accessed by a laneway which also opens onto this park.
The wimmins in the block want more lighting . The older male residents...
Australia does not recognise it's Aboriginal and Torres Islander people in it's constitution.
That may change. We're having a referendum!
It stems from a long history of ATSI pleading for a Voice.
The wording is in it's infancy.
I just stumbled on this.
Looking back..it's not just extinct TT's you have to worry about...
Stan Grant at his best.
This article is from the ABC and reflects our current situation, BUT it describes something being played out all over the world, especially now under the cover of Covid.
I've blocked out most references specific to Australia because it's relevant to all.
I'm rehabilitating my Festool ROS.
I need a new backplate and a dust extractor
Does anyone know of a compromise between the above (too small and I suspect they are not good for the sander because they don't suck the dust away.)
I don't do enough work to justify the cost of the above and...