I don’t normally get that far through the newspaper in the mornings; front page up to the end of the world news, then in the evenings start from the back and read the comics and the quizzes. This morning the obituary caught my eye — Eric Newby. 1919 — 2006, from steam trains and tall ships to the twenty-first century, and authored some fascinating books of his times and travels.
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Journal for [2003-02-09 Sun]・ 3 mins
Spent much of the day listening to the radio — RRR’s announcers seemed to make more than their normal share of humorous mistakes: …containing more than seven times the amount of water that’s in the Sydney Harbour Bridge… Then there was the following, while discussing degradation of water supplies, drought and increasing salinity: …and Adelaide may even become inhabitable within the next ten to fifteen years. An afternoon bike ride to revitalise the legs… off down around the bay... [cont.]