Author Archives: Wellington Sludge

ABC1 weather reports – what’s going on?

By 28 July 2009

Has anyone else noticed that the ABC1 news presenters are desperately trying to cover up the (quite obvious) fact that Mark Carmody’s weather reports are either pre-recorded, or delivered in another studio?
Tonight, after Virginia’s introduction of “foggy weather” was followed by Mark immediately mentioning the “foggy weather”, VH thanked him after the report for his [...]

Golden Globes broadcast

By 10 January 2009

The film geek in me is desperate to watch the Golden Globes broadcast this Monday, but is too stingy to fork out a Foxtel subscription.
Anyone know of any pub, club or other public venue in the ACT that would be showing it live?
I don’t hold out much hope, but you never know…..

Canberra International Film Festival

By 8 October 2008

The programme for the Canberra International Film festival is now online ( and available at Dendy Cinemas.  As much as I look forward to this event each year, I have a couple of gripes:
1. As it was last year, it seems the Opening Night is only going to be for VIPs (i.e. for sending tickets out [...]

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