Sydney meets, paris toasts

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Last updated on March 6th, 2018 at 12:31 am

Ned Wynn is in town. Just walked home from meeting this charming Californian polymath—in the company of James MorrowRafe Champion, and the Wogblogger—and am now frozen by insufficiently-warm global warming. Oh, to be in in Paris, where the cars are once again burning!

Posted by Tim B. on 05/30/2006 at 09:52 AM
    1. …and am now frozen by insufficiently-warm global warming…

      Chuck another Renault on the fire before the bloody bears sneak up on you.

      Posted by TheRealBigAl on 2006 05 30 at 10:19 AM • permalink


    1. You walked home? Hmmmm, let me thank you on Gaia’s behalf for reducing the size of your ‘footprint’, unless of course you stopped off at the jungo’s maccas on the way home.

      Posted by Nic on 2006 05 30 at 10:23 AM • permalink


    1. Not only did he walk but he took really long strides to minimise the number of small animals and plants that he crushed underfoot.

      He should be well alight by the time he gets through the flagons that he picked up on the way.

      Posted by Rafe on 2006 05 30 at 10:37 AM • permalink


    1. Bear fat makes an excellent lamp and stove oil if you’re feeling chilly:

      1.  Acquire your bear.
      2.  Um, dunno.  Never met a greenie who got past step one…

      Posted by richard mcenroe on 2006 05 30 at 10:47 AM • permalink


    1. Screw the bear fat, richard, all that fur makes an excellent coat!  Much warmer.

      The trick, of course, is to obtain the bear skin while keeping yours.

      Posted by The_Real_JeffS on 2006 05 30 at 11:06 AM • permalink


    1. Yes, it’s quite chilly here in the Nepean region.  See, just talking about Al Gore’s “movie” will do this.  When the “movie” comes to town we’ll be skiing down Lapstone.

      Posted by Crossie on 2006 05 30 at 12:42 PM • permalink


    1. Eh? What’s that smell? A flambé Peugeot?

      It must be summer in the City of Lights, time for the banlieu car-b-ques!

      Posted by Spiny Norman on 2006 05 30 at 12:54 PM • permalink


    1. Has anybody considered the possibility that car manufacturers in Europe might be bribing French rioters to burn cars?  I mean, with all the regulation and unemployment and all, they probably need the sales.  Especially since we’re all going to be dead of suffocation by next year or so, they gotta make a franc while they can, non?

      Posted by RebeccaH on 2006 05 30 at 12:55 PM • permalink


    1. Ahhhhh crepes e’vette

      Posted by El Cid on 2006 05 30 at 02:13 PM • permalink


    1. If Ned followed my link some months ago to a certain picture of Elisabeth Shue, I’d say he’s been quite warm ever since.

      Posted by SwinishCapitalist on 2006 05 30 at 07:58 PM • permalink


    1. Sydneysiders will be able to enjoy a touch of Paris tomorrow.The local left-wing student lunatic group,Resistance,is organising a meeting at Belmore Park before marching through the City to attack Gloria Jeans and McDonalds stores.Fred Fuente,an organiser and Sydney University student is quoted as revealing that the recent riots in France had inspired the day out.The NSW Police Service can,as usual, be expected to attend to watch but not to interfere with the kiddies excerising their democratic rights to destroy property.

      Posted by Lew on 2006 05 30 at 08:19 PM • permalink


    1. It would really annoy me if Macquarie Bank purchased the Snowy Hydro.

      Who Cares if Islam buys all the Water in NSW……

      Posted by 1.618 on 2006 05 30 at 08:27 PM • permalink


    1. #11

      Fred Fuente,an organiser and Sydney University student is quoted as revealing that the recent riots in France had inspired the day out.

      So happy to see that these people are inspired by such community minded actions.

      More clueless morons wasting public resources.

      Posted by kae on 2006 05 30 at 10:22 PM • permalink


    1. Things burn better when you use ’Flame of Allah‘ matches.

      Posted by darrinh on 2006 05 31 at 07:22 PM • permalink


    1. Swinish, did follow your link, but wasn’t warm enough from it to keep me from freezing my ass off in Sydney. Back home again, I am basking in the glow of summer. You guys have it all screwed around down there. May should be gorgeous and warm, not 10 degrees. Plus, no miniskirts or shorts on the girls. Tragic. Fix your seasons, willya?

      Tim, whatever a polymath is, I’m for it. And this thread proves that putting my name in means the fewest possible comments will be left. I’m death to a thread. Still, thanks. And thanks for all the fun and great eats, great conversation, great time all ‘round. Take care of that hat, it’s gold. Love to the missus.


      Posted by ekw on 2006 06 01 at 06:33 AM • permalink


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