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Does anyone know what happened in Page last night?

By 21 October 2009 3

I have heard on the news and subsequently seen in the paper news of a shooting in Page last night.  Apparently a fellow was shot in the face but escaped with grazes (It would still suck).  Anyone know anymore about this? [Ed] The CT have this story about it. ...

Got any weed man?

By 21 October 2009 5

An interesting advert popped up in Craig’s List and I just thought some Rioters may be able to help, or comment. [Ed] Below is the text in question in case it disappears, and no, RiotACT doesn’t approve but thought others might like the chance to comment on the Craigslist item. You got a ...

What Magpies Swoop

By 21 October 2009 39

In an effort to stop cyclists wearing the silly cable ties on their helmets which have become all the rage for the last 3 years some members of the CSIRO have done an exhaustive study on what magpies will swoop. But the law says you still have to wear a helmet. ...

Firefighting Cows

By 20 October 2009 5

Prime have this funny little story on the cows who are being put out to pasture in order to conduct fuel removal and help prevent bushfires this season. I think its a great idea, but I’m sure there is someone out there who will come up with a reason why this is a bad [...] ...

Fossils at Carne Creek Aranda?

By 20 October 2009 11

Does anyone know the location of Carne Creek Aranda? Google doesn’t know about it – I think this might take a local to answer. There is supposedly an interesting fossil outcrop in the creek bed there. Any ideas? ...

Removing asbestos garage

By 20 October 2009 9

We have a garage (the original with the ex-gov house) that I’m assuming contains asbestos (house built in the 60′s) that we want removed. Have been reading a bit about asbestos removal in the ACT but just wondering what the best (cheapest but still safe) way to do it is. I think our opti ...

Tiger Woods lovers on public ovals

By 20 October 2009 16

My first post after being a long-time reader… i complain a great deal but i felt this one worthy of writing about. I was trotting across Southwell Park on the weekend, just past the back of the Netball Centre, and some numpty almost ko’d me with a golf ball! Now i’m all for sharing ...

Orionid Meteor Shower Tonight

By 20 October 2009 7

For those who love getting up really early the Orionid Meteor Shower will be streaking across the sky tonight. I’m told they’ll be hitting their peak around 4-5AM tomorrow (Wednesday) morning as the Earth runs trhough the debris left behind by Halley’s Comet. No telescope is requ ...

Canberrans triumph in the battle for Mount Ainslie

By 20 October 2009 105

Canberrans triumph in the battle for Mount Ainslie [First Filed Oct 17, 2009] Mount Ainslie was a glorious place to be this afternoon for a proud Canberran. Victoria’s banjo country bused in to vilify our pagan community an ...

Spence shops ?!

By 20 October 2009 11

Does anyone know what is going on here ? What was a handy little shopping centre is going to the dogs.  The convenience store (I use this term loosely) is so run down it’s not funny.  You have to check the use by date on the milk every time. Lots of empty shelf space and practically tumblew ...

Canberras Whisky Culture

By 20 October 2009 43

I’m not a coffee wanker or a beer wanker however I amstarting to become a whisky wanker. Can anyone point me in the direction of a great single malt? ...

The problem with poker

By 20 October 2009 31

Last week, while the Crimes was distracted with the proposal to ban outdoor smoking at eateries, the ACT Government introduced the Unlawful Gambling Bill in to the Assembly. The bill aims to consolidate and update the Territory’s gambling laws. So, now you know where to go to confirm whether c ...

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