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Hitler and earworms

I found myself whistling this morning, one of those annoying earworms that the night's revolutions dredged up from my slumber. ┬áThe tune turned out to be the theme song from Bridge over the River Kwai, which as it turns out is a song called Colonel Bogey's March, dating from the First World War. What I… Continue reading Hitler and earworms

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Civil Australia

At the time of writing the outcome of yesterday's Australian federal election was yet to be decided. This lack of clear result has provided huge amounts of material for political speculators, but what struck me yesterday was something quite different - the utter civility of our electoral process. Granted, some politicians can be less than… Continue reading Civil Australia