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First homebuyers caught in a bottleneck?

By 13 July, 2009

I’m currently trying to break into the housing market, this weekend we put down another offer on a house that ended up going for much higher than the advertised price and effectively found ourselves in another ‘Claytons’s Auction’ (the auction you have when you’re not h...

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New cafe at Stromlo?

By 13 July, 2009

Has anyone tried the new eating place at Mt Stromlo (Michael’s of Stromlo, I think it is?) Haven’t seen any reviews or comments…. no one has really made a go of it there since the demise of Red Belly Black…. ...

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Police Wrap - 13 July

By 13 July, 2009

1. Nothing good every happens at 2am in Civic: ACT Policing is seeking public assistance to identify a male offender involved in an assault which occurred on East Row, Civic on Friday morning, July 10. About 1.30am, the 25-year-old male victim attempted to intervene in a fight between two groups of...

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Fleshy spectacles promised as Min Mae presents Medicinal Sunday

By 13 July, 2009

Fleshy spectacles promised as Min Mae presents [ 26 July, 2009; 7:00 pm; ] The ethereal Min Mae has alerted us to her latest production kicking off at The Front on the evening of Sunday 26 July. Brothers Grim and the Blue Murders are providing the music but Min is giving us a Medicine Tent which she describes thusly: The Medicine Tent,...

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Force offering Aussie Clyde a lifeline?

By 13 July, 2009

Ex Brumby and fulltime Canberran Clyde Rathbone is fresh from getting his Australian citizenship personally from Quentin Bryce at Yarralumla, and on Friday he was the focus of a Stateline love in (not yet online). Foxsports informs us that he’s talking to the badly depleted Western Force about...

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ANU keeps Burka Ban chatter rolling on

By 13 July, 2009

[ 15 July, 2009; 12:30 pm; ] Following on from Virginia Hausegger's shrill demands that all women be forced to conform to her ideas on what is and isn't "Australian" the ANU is holding a debate on Wednesday and Virginia is going to expand on her ideas. From the blurb: SHOULD WE BAN THE BURKA? ...

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Why do a TV review when you can indulge in a mindless Canberra bash?

By 13 July, 2009

The Age is running a strange review for the “homeMADE” renovation show, written by Catherine Deveney. The strange thing is that Catherine can’t be arsed writing about the show but rather takes out her dislike of getting up in the morning on our fair city. Canberra’s a giant o...

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ACTEW management failures to see exodus of tradies?

By 13 July, 2009

The Canberra Times is having a fret over the dangers to Canberra’s ute driving classes should pesky planning controls delay the Cotter Dam expansion. Chamber of Commerce boss Chris Peters says that with major construction work winding up in the Territory pesky community consultation and enviro...

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Abruzzo Earthquake Appeal fundraising

By 13 July, 2009

Attended the concert for the Abruzzo Earthquake Appeal at the Italo-Australian Club yesterday (Sun). A brilliant afternoon’s entertainment and a heap of money raised for the Appeal. My highlight had to be the Katika Drums African Rythms with most of the audience standing and doing various vers...

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The wattles in bloom - hayfever remedies?

By 13 July, 2009

The wattle's in bloom - hayfever remedies? [First filed: July 10, 2009 @ 10:25] Canberra’s wattles are popping open their little balls of golden pollen goodness. It’s nice to get these harbingers of spring as we slough through the cold dark days. But it’s not good news for the hayfever sufferers who will soon be sniffling ...

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Get with the times, Austen nerds, go Victorian!

By 13 July, 2009

Get with the times, Austen nerds, go Victorian! [ 2 October, 2009 to 5 October, 2009. ] It seems the fascination with the past marches on with Canberra's St John's Church in Reid to play host to a "Festival of Victorian Era Dance, Music & Costume" this October. Promised activities include: - Beginner Dance Workshops - Advanced Dance Wo...

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Piano lessons

By 13 July, 2009

Ok people I want to learn to play Karma Police and the Watchtower on the piano. So I need a piano teacher. Any help??? Am mid 20s so need a teacher who understands how to teach a slow learner and I suspect I will have massive trouble playing a different tune with both hands. ...

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