Monday, 30 November 2009

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must remember to AVOID Shopping Malls at all costs! Stay away! :(

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must remember to AVOID Shopping Malls at all costs! Stay away! :(

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breakfast @ le monde this morning with an added bonus of an Aricha (lot #16) brewed in the Syphon - and Wow! but HOW can the day improve? :)

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breakfast @ le monde this morning with an added bonus of an Aricha (lot #16) brewed in the Syphon - and Wow! but HOW can the day improve? :)

Sunday, 29 November 2009

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is parched es & is going home to have a glass of chilled L&P on ice! sweet es, eh bru! :)

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is parched es & is going home to have a glass of chilled L&P on ice! sweet es, eh bru! :)

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just measured our family's drinking water and it has a whopping pH of 8.8 :)

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just measured our family's drinking water and it has a whopping pH of 8.8 :)

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so not much of 2009 left - WHERE is my RED Scarlett? :-(

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so not much of 2009 left - WHERE is my RED Scarlett? :-(

Saturday, 28 November 2009

My 14yo daughter Rhiannon - pulling one of many perfect shots this morning after just a few lessons.! :)




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is sipping an espresso - as good I've had from *any* Sydney cafe prepared at home by my 14yo daughter on our Veneziano A1 :)

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is sipping an espresso - as good I've had from *any* Sydney cafe prepared at home by my 14yo daughter on our Veneziano A1 :)

Friday, 27 November 2009

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currently has google Wave invites and could be perhaps bribed! fine coffee, Russell Peters tickets, sexual favours... make an offer! :)

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currently has google Wave invites and could be perhaps bribed! fine coffee, Russell Peters tickets, sexual favours... make an offer! :)

Wednesday, 25 November 2009

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watched "The Bet" tonight and am tragically aware that I can not have that 89 minutes back again! :(

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watched "The Bet" tonight and am tragically aware that I can not have that 89 minutes back again! :(

Sunday, 22 November 2009

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was blown away by the level of technical skill at the ACT Barista Championships today! Well done to the boys and (1) girl in Canberra! :)

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was blown away by the level of technical skill at the ACT Barista Championships today! Well done to the boys and (1) girl in Canberra! :)

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is off to our nation's capitak to help judge the ACT Barista Championships. 15 competitors, 6 judges, it's going to be a LOOONG day!

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is off to our nation's capitak to help judge the ACT Barista Championships. 15 competitors, 6 judges, it's going to be a LOOONG day!

Saturday, 21 November 2009

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just watched 'Japanese Story' again - thank you SMH - one of my all time favourite Aussie flicks! :)

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just watched 'Japanese Story' again - thank you SMH - one of my all time favourite Aussie flicks! :)

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is enjoying another Nicaraguan Santa Rita Syphon whilst listening to the neihbour's overly loud, overly distorted 80s hits! :(

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is enjoying another Nicaraguan Santa Rita Syphon whilst listening to the neihbour's overly loud, overly distorted 80s hits! :(

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is looking for a Blues Singer/Guitarist to collaborate on an original song idea. Know anyone? Please email me or pass on my contact details.

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is looking for a Blues Singer/Guitarist to collaborate on an original song idea. Know anyone? Please email me or pass on my contact details.

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after *years* of searching, I *may* just have found a location!!! :)

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after *years* of searching, I *may* just have found a location!!! :)

Saturday morning brunch at home with the family. Not pictured - Nicaraguan Santa Rita through the Bellina Syphon! :)




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Friday, 20 November 2009

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received my KitchenAid Artisan (Proline) 5KCG100 Burr Grinder (Empire Red) today! Will make Syphon & Aeropress preparation much easier! :-)

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received my KitchenAid Artisan (Proline) 5KCG100 Burr Grinder (Empire Red) today! Will make Syphon & Aeropress preparation much easier! :-)

Thursday, 19 November 2009

she just learned of Freddie Mercury's death :-(




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I wonder at what point in the evolution of our culture did it become acceptable to place your child's arse on the serving counter of a café?

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I wonder at what point in the evolution of our culture did it become acceptable to place your child's arse on the serving counter of a café?

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it's the 19th! something good is supposed to happen for me? :-)

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it's the 19th! something good is supposed to happen for me? :-)

Wednesday, 18 November 2009

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is making yummy vegan dumpling for my family! :)

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is making yummy vegan dumpling for my family! :)

Sunday, 15 November 2009

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had a HUGE day judging the inaugural Hunter Valley regional Barista Competition. Congratulations to 1st place Seamus Miller!

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had a HUGE day judging the inaugural Hunter Valley regional Barista Competition. Congratulations to 1st place Seamus Miller!

Friday, 13 November 2009

Can I help you? Do you have an appointment?




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anybody on Wave yet? Finally got an invite, but only know 3 people using it! - PS: I have no invites to offer yet. I am not worthy! :)

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anybody on Wave yet? Finally got an invite, but only know 3 people using it! - PS: I have no invites to offer yet. I am not worthy! :)

Wednesday, 11 November 2009

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lest we forget ALL that have perished on ALL sides of elitist games of chess!

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lest we forget ALL that have perished on ALL sides of elitist games of chess!

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is having an El Salvador single origin prepared in the Syphon with my family. A little aged now, but still bloody good! :)

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is having an El Salvador single origin prepared in the Syphon with my family. A little aged now, but still bloody good! :)

Monday, 9 November 2009

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is checking out the latest version of ubuntu - v9.10 "Karmic Koala" - what Aussie would not love an OS with a name like that? :)

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is checking out the latest version of ubuntu - v9.10 "Karmic Koala" - what Aussie would not love an OS with a name like that? :)

Sunday, 8 November 2009

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Congratulations to Nay Htat on winning Fantastic Planet's "Best Australian Short Film - Audience Choice Award" 4 "The Drawing" Well Done! :)

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Congratulations to Nay Htat on winning Fantastic Planet's "Best Australian Short Film - Audience Choice Award" 4 "The Drawing" Well Done! :)

Friday, 6 November 2009

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calling for estimates - how many times I can drop my 3½ yo MacBook Pro from my backpack to the ground before destruction - current tally: 5

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calling for estimates - how many times I can drop my 3½ yo MacBook Pro from my backpack to the ground before destruction - current tally: 5

Wednesday, 4 November 2009

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got bitten by a strange creature that looked like the Alien attached to John Hurt's face - only the size of a 10c coin! My neck has seized!

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got bitten by a strange creature that looked like the Alien attached to John Hurt's face - only the size of a 10c coin! My neck has seized!

Monday, 2 November 2009

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has bought Ben & Jerry's for the family tonight! - Pure indulgence! :-)

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has bought Ben & Jerry's for the family tonight! - Pure indulgence! :-)

Sunday, 1 November 2009

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fired up the old Tiamo SCA-5 Syphon & having a 'Cup of Excellence' with my son - sweet, chocolate, almonds, slightly citrus & astringent?

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fired up the old Tiamo SCA-5 Syphon & having a 'Cup of Excellence' with my son - sweet, chocolate, almonds, slightly citrus & astringent?

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fired up the old Tiamo SCA-5 Syphon & having a 'Cup of Excellence' with my son - sweet, chocolate, almonds, slightly citrus & astringent?