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About eyeLikeCarrots

I have something between my legs with 2 wheels and an engine, I'm not sure what it is but its driving me nutz.

A positive car/bike story (Yes, Satan ice skated to work today)

By 23 December 2013

Hi Rioters,
This will either appear a trifle (not the dessert) or potentially a firebrand statement to relaunch the ever present War on Cycling. Yes – I have a comment, a positive one, for a cyclyst on the road this morning.
For those of you smart enought to not be in Canberra this morning, the light was [...]

APS – work in a small agency or a big one ?

By 6 April 2012

Hi Rioters!
So I work in a large agency, and have done for the 4 years of my time here in Canberra.
I recently stunned myself by being found the least-worst candidate for a position in a small agency. The position comes with a significant pay rise but I’d have to leave a place where is honestly [...]

Selfish, careless or just an arsehole ?

By 23 November 2010

Making my way to work this morning, I observed a near accident behind me. The driver of a Mazda 626 failed to check his blind spot and almost side swiped a white Toyota 4wd as he tried to merge into the inside lane (Apparently I was pissing him off; those damn speed limits!).
Why did the [...]

Moving Speed Camera Van ?

By 23 April 2010

Ok, so traveling to work this morning across Commonwealth Ave bridge, I found myself behind a white van traveling very slow (30 km/hr) with its hazard lights on. The back of the van seemed to be filled with a black tent material with sneeky looking holes in the canvas.
I overtook on the left and smiled [...]

Places Around Canberra Vol 1 – Wee Jasper

By 16 December 2009

Hi Rioters (The website readers…. not the ones who smash shop windows and steal TVs…. although, hello to you too).
I’ve been in Canberra for 18 months now and mostly stayed in the city for the breaks. Most people tend to head towards the coast for long weekends and the like, I’ve been on the road at [...]

Skippy visits Canberra ?

By 18 November 2009

At 8:15 this morning on my way to work, I stopped at an intersection to cross Kings Ave. I was rather amused to see a long Eastern Grey Kangaroo bounding across the road and continuing up the hill towards the House.
As simple as this scenario was, it got me wondering. Was he:

On his way to [...]

RPG Fans sought.

By 10 February 2009

Having moved to ‘Berra and learning that the city is all about making your own fun, I’d like to start a weekly social roleplaying group.
I did go to the roleplaying society at ANU but it was all neckbeards and black clothes and not alot of normal. I’m looking for a new group of mates [...]

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