The one where Pete Townshend from The Who recorded an anti-smoking song while smoking cigarettes.
I’m sitting opposite a person in the Qantas Lounge who is eating so violently. Like she’s abusing her mouth with her fork of food. I can’t help but watch and I wish you could all experience this passive aggressive treatment of a cake hole.
Seeing John Gruber’s recommendation of a new weather app, Hello Weather (it’s a beautiful app, just feels a little weird that two Basecamp devs are involved, that brand name is tainted after the last week).
I noticed its primary weather data provider is Dark Sky, the now Apple-owned American-focused weather data source.
So I checked my four installed weather apps to see how they reported the current weather in my location right now (Lilydale, Victoria, Australia) and not one current temp lined up.
The first screenshot is Hello Weather sourcing from Dark Sky. The second is Carrot Weather sourcing from the Australian source, WillyWeather, which also gets data from BoM. The third screenshot is the built-in Apple Weather app sourced from the American Weather.com, and the fourth is a screenshot from the Australian government’s own official Bureau of Meteorology official app.
How is weather data so hard?
“As I reached for my Hasselblad, suddenly the Earth popped up over the horizon”
Name a more important Australian institution than the Great Regional Aussie Pub. Where would these acts play if not for the local?
You probably don’t know this about me, but the main reason I’m a happily married man and wedding celebrant, and not a professional footballer is so I don’t have to explain consensual threesomes to judges
Doing my part for USA and Australian relations by making a photo of a @united B787 kissing a @qantas A330
Pretty proud of this.
For the first time since it was built last year, I’ve witnessed my first and only commissioned photo in person, at the Reece Bathroom Life showroom in St Leonards, Sydney.
One of the staff tell me that someone was asking about it last week because their bathroom has no windows and they wanted it in their bathroom.
No-one thought that I could go from cow photographer to bathroom photographer so quickly.
Luna approves of the Sydney Qantas Business Lounge
“I’m studying to become a lawyer for my friend’s upcoming court case” said no-one ever.
So apart from “because Joey from Friends did it” why are people spending thousands of dollars and more than a year of their life becoming a celebrant instead of hiring a professional?
The only bridge climb in Australia better than the Storey Bridge Climb, of the two available
Take me hommmmeeeee, country airline
That shining glint in the Crown of capitalism
Hey, guys who decide how comfortable Uber Comfort is, it’s not a Toyota Camry
If you’re in Circular Quay this afternoon, the playlist is mine
Sarah and Michael’s awkward start to their wedding ceremony included a promo for the Gold 104.3 Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show
“This is lockdown’s near forbidden secret and terrible truth — that at the heart of grief, and midst mayhem, carnage and deep sadness, people do beautiful things.”
– Nick Cave
It was not my final destination
Important noodle information
When I grow up I’m going to run a cafe and an AirBnb, both of which have functional and high speed wifi.