When is a Schooner not a Schooner? Beer glass sizes in Australia Sep18

When is a Schooner not a Schooner? Beer glass sizes in Australia

When is a Schooner not a Schooner? When it is a midi. On a recent trip to South Australia (Happy Birthday Rosi), I was reminded that you have to do your homework before ordering a beer in different Australian states if you don’t want to look like a knob. For example, don’t ask...

whatIlearnt.today – A toast to Wilt’s new domain Apr04

whatIlearnt.today – A toast to Wilt’s new domain

Whoo hoo. WILT has a new home. Way back in the beginning of Internet time, each computer was identified by a number (an IP number, in fact, like 216.55.97.107). As more and more computers joined the network, people had trouble remembering these numbers. In 1983, a human friendly...

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Pi Day – Let’s all be irrational and go on forever

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It’s not that I forget… Jun25

It’s not that I forget…

Seen visiting Lismore Base Hospital today    

FitzJones and the FezTones do the Lismore Lantern Festival Jun21

FitzJones and the FezTones do the Lismore Lantern Festival

Lismore is to FitzJones and the Feztones as Hamburg is to the Beatles. We have obtained rare archival video and audio footage of the acclaimed jazz ensemble ‘FJ and the FT’. The venue is the main stage at the Lismore Lantern Parade, the year is 2015 – a few years before the boys shot to international stardom. We have chronicled this winter solstice celebration in a 2012 post on this blog.. “Take Five” is the highest selling jazz composition of all time. It was composed by Paul Desmond, and performed by The Dave Brubeck Quartet on their 1959 album Time Out. (Paul Desmond played Sax and Dabe Brubeck played...