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Cashews CD launch one heck of a party

By johnboy 17 August 2008 37

Saturday night at Corroboree Park in Ainslie The Cashews CD launched reached Olympian heights as a contender for the title of the best party ever.

Late in the night things got crazy when I gazed at the sky and saw an alarming slew of new lights in the firmament. Fortunately, before I spread alarm, Amber explained that the right sort of eucalypt can reflect star or moonlight in appropriate conditions.

At a time when Min Mae’s Tableaux Vivant was fresh in our minds (the most beautiful people in Canberra getting naked in a pose, but you need to earn that image for yourselves babies) it was a big deal.

Having said that huge kudos to Andrew Walker for successfully popping the question to Nicole in front of the heaving throng.

Huge congrats to the Canberra Musicians Club (CMC) and the Cashews for putting together such a great show.

For a feel of a wonderful night check out the slideshow below. I could tell you more but why not turn up to the next CMC event and see it for yourself?

UPDATE The above was written about 4am after 12 hours of heavy drinking so I’m rather pleased about how it came out.

But… If you took pictures of the night and would like them included in the slideshow email them in to images@the-riotact.com – Thanks so far to SamTSeppo, Laurel_Waits and Overheard.

It was lovely to meet so many RiotACT readers on the night, even if you are all better looking and more intelligent than I am.

Finally, very keen to get your impressions of the night in the comments.

Thanks all.

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johnboy 5:37 pm 18 Aug 08

heard stories, read books…

Overheard 5:34 pm 18 Aug 08

Got it. TVM.

Had a bad experience taking the happy snaps, JB?!

johnboy 5:32 pm 18 Aug 08

If I Recall Correctly.

ie: IIRC people hoovering charlie tend to smash up cameras taking pictures of them.

Overheard 5:28 pm 18 Aug 08

realityskin said :

…free grog, large bowl of coke on the dining room table.

Regular or diet.

BTW (is that the way you crazy kids write it?) I’m reliably informed by a brightly-coloured-haired Cashew that if you’re looking for a copy of the album (‘Small Ponds’ by The Cashews) it’s available at Landspeed Records and Smith’s Bookshop in the city, and online at http://www.myspace.com/acousticnuts

Actually, apropos of acronyms, WTF does IIRC mean?! I see it all the time here and still haven’t WIO.

realityskin 4:43 pm 18 Aug 08

johnboy said :

Maybe you need to invite me to these better ones then?

Saturday 30th, Tuggeranong, fancy dress party, 70 people, free grog, large bowl of coke on the dining room table. 8pm-6am. Breakfast included.

Limp Jimmy 4:43 pm 18 Aug 08

I love the Cashews — and the communities they nuture. Canberry is pretty spesh’, huh 🙂

(perhaps some of you need to get in touch with each other off-forum — just an idea)

peterh 2:10 pm 18 Aug 08

Eyeball In A Quart Jar Of Snot said :

peterh said :

“colon”el??

I didn’t need the tea leaves to see that one coming.

no, you didn’t. still fun, though….

Eyeball In A Quart Jar Of Snot 1:28 pm 18 Aug 08

peterh said :

“colon”el??

I didn’t need the tea leaves to see that one coming.

Granny 1:15 pm 18 Aug 08

peterh said :

“colon”el??

LOL

‘It’ is certainly retentive in that general area.

peterh 1:06 pm 18 Aug 08

“colon”el??

Granny 1:01 pm 18 Aug 08

Eyeball In A Quart Jar Of Snot said :

Granny said :

Eyeball In A Quart Jar Of Snot said :

Skidbladnir said :

Until we all agree with her, she won’t stop trying to insult everyone and everything (ineffectively).

Her? No.

What johnboy said: ‘it’ ….

I’ll take ‘Colonel’…..

*yawn*

johnboy 12:57 pm 18 Aug 08

Maybe you need to invite me to these better ones then?

realityskin 12:30 pm 18 Aug 08

best party ever ? you mustn’t get out much 😀

Eyeball In A Quart Jar Of Snot 12:17 pm 18 Aug 08

Granny said :

Eyeball In A Quart Jar Of Snot said :

Skidbladnir said :

Until we all agree with her, she won’t stop trying to insult everyone and everything (ineffectively).

Her? No.

What johnboy said: ‘it’ ….

I’ll take ‘Colonel’…..

Granny 11:54 am 18 Aug 08

Eyeball In A Quart Jar Of Snot said :

Skidbladnir said :

Until we all agree with her, she won’t stop trying to insult everyone and everything (ineffectively).

Her? No.

What johnboy said: ‘it’ ….

Eyeball In A Quart Jar Of Snot 11:41 am 18 Aug 08

Skidbladnir said :

Danman, just remember that Eyeball showed up to try and whiteknight for the Tharwa Drive girl and defend defacing property as a valid form of grief.

Until we all agree with her, she won’t stop trying to insult everyone and everything (ineffectively).
Hint: Before you leave high school, it might be worth learning that insults aren’t constructive criticism, and your lack of élan means we’re not about to start paying more attention or giving any weight to your comments, Eyeball.

Her? No.

High School? Before you developed teeth.

I didn’t show up for anyone or anything.

I don’t particularly care about dead girls and their friends and what they do with their lives. Especially when it doesn’t concern me, or you.

I’m just amused by all the bitching and whining over nothing.

Paint on the footpath? It’s even less of a concern than mythical terrorist groups and bird flu.

Now, back to the music…..

Skidbladnir 9:50 am 18 Aug 08

Danman, just remember that Eyeball showed up to try and whiteknight for the Tharwa Drive girl and defend defacing property as a valid form of grief.

Until we all agree with her, she won’t stop trying to insult everyone and everything (ineffectively).
Hint: Before you leave high school, it might be worth learning that insults aren’t constructive criticism, and your lack of élan means we’re not about to start paying more attention or giving any weight to your comments, Eyeball.

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