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Shopping for trouble, trolleys & fire exits don’t mix

There are people who walk ‘their’ shopping trolley back home to this apparently block. But those that leave their trolley in front of the Fire Exit, despite the KEEP CLEAR sign, are just shopping for trouble.

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Photos from SibSyd on 13 August 2011

Here are photos from the presentations and talks at the Social Innovation Sydney Barcamp on Saturday 13 August 2011.

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Lots of green crap, or Just flush it: a tale of green toilet paper

Shopping in the local Coles supermarket today I noticed that there are now 4 brands of ‘green’ toilet paper. It is interesting to note that the green market must be getting bigger if it can service this many brands. Now, … Continue reading

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2011 NSW State Election flickr group

I created flickr groups for the last 2 Federal elections [2007, 2010]. And, after seeing all the election paraphernalia I thought it would be fun to create one for the current New South Wales State Election. NSW Election 2011 flickr … Continue reading

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The hole is tarred but not feathered

The hole in the pavement from yesterday has been filled. With a crude tar finish. I suppose they expect the council to come round an tidy it up. Of note though is that the access to the pipe is much … Continue reading

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Water Board finally fixes its leak

Walking past where the marking I noticed the other day was, this morning I found a rather large hole filled with water. The Water Board had dug down to the pipe that needed fixing. Although, without all that dirt packing … Continue reading

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Sydney Water street graffiti (photo)

Here is a lovely leaking water outlet in the footpath. A few days ago Sydney Water put a witches hat on it wrote ‘BROKEN SHUT’ in yellow paint. Today they added a lot more writing. And a man in a … Continue reading

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Social Innovation BaaCamp #sibsyd

A cartoon inspired by the Social Innovation BarCamp at COFA yesterday. Inspired by the pun you could do, not that I thought all the participants were sheep.

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Photos from SibSyd February 2011

Photos taken during the Social Innovation BarCamp, Sydney yesterday (26 February). I took photos of the opening presentation, the session I attended and whiteboards if written on. As well as other things I thought were interesting. The last session I … Continue reading

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No Stopping The Greens #AusVotes

The results, so far, for yesterday’s Australian Federal Election are quite interesting. We seems to be left with a hung parliament, the choice of who to form a minority parliament going to 4 independents and 1 Greens candidate. With little … Continue reading

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