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Tag Archives: Mark Carmody

Centenary of Canberra Rally heads to Old Parliament House

By 8 October 2013

The Centenary of Canberra Rally doesn’t appear to be a race, which is a shame.
A procession of cars will be driving at reasonable speeds from Jervis Bay to Old Parliament House, and probably none of them will be going sidewards at any point.
Disappointing Canberra.
That being said if looking at old cars is you thing, you [...]

New opening for weather presenter

By 27 April 2012

Just reminded by the radio presenter that Mark Carmody leaves ABC weather today. Some may cheer and some may actually miss him, but who will replace him?
And what will his final button-hole be?
I reminded Monsieur Cholet just yesterday that back in the day, Morrissey (from The Smiths, not the fashion designer), used to [...]

No more Mark Carmody on the ABC News

By 30 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

The ABC types are getting excited on Twitter about the departure of the in equal parts loved and loathed Mark Carmody from the evening news:
Siobhan Heanue ? @siobhanheanue
The irrepressible, inimitable Mark Carmody is leaving @abcnewsACT. Who will plunder the OPH rose gardens now?
For those still watching the ABC News Mark Carmody tended to be an [...]

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 [...]

ABC News: Will the Village Idiot Return?

By 30 September 2008

Its been a long time, but for the last few weeks we’ve seen a return to professionalism on the ABC television news.
Can you believe it: news being about news, weather being about weather, without patronising attempts at humour, self obsession, vegetable obsession, whatever.
You know what I’m talking about: Mark Carmody,  Mr Fosts and Frogs, presently [...]

Flower guy weather man

By 2 September 2008

This may have been covered before, but what are the views out there on the ABC’s flower-guy weather man?
My 2c? – He should have his own comedic gardening show.
He reminds me of Edwin Maher, former ABC Melbourne weather guy. He was famous for having a different pointer each day. people used to send them in [...]

Lycra in public?

By 25 July 2008

[ 2 August 2008 at 6:30 pm; ] The following has come in to us:

GREAT HARTLEY DEBATERS CHALLENGE

REAL MEN AND WOMEN DON’T WEAR LYCRA IN PUBLIC

Saturday 2 August 6.30 pm to 9 pm

Galaxy Nightclub, Canberra Casino

Catch up with cycling friends off the road and join us for a fun night of debating to celebrate the Canberra cycling community and its ongoing support of [...]

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