This song goes for 15 minutes so I only get to listen to it 4 times an hour.

@Stewart Freedom means being able to leave your rubbish where ever you want

Since Mastodon is the elephant app, that makes all other social networks irrelephant.

@ash Last! How is this even up for debate? 😛

It’s official. I’ll be selling democracy sausages at the local school this Saturday for our P&C.

@ash Europe is the worst time zone to overlap with Australia.

“The agency to create the system or process you want to work in (axiomatically?) implies you’ll rarely get to work in the system because you’re spending a lot of time working on the system by communicating/iterating/supporting it. 🤷🏻‍♂️”

This is why shaping an environment (or product) can be both satisfying and draining at the same time.

Auspol, Election 2022 

Ballot paper filled out, witnessed, and in the local street mailbox.

Auspol, Election 2022 

@futzle Wondered if she was going to try purple corflutes again.

Cooking, Soup, Dairy 

@PaulMcEwan Thanks! It was pretty straight forward to make. Mostly waiting.

Cooking, Soup, Dairy 

Leeks were cheap and we had plenty of oldish potatoes so I made leek and potato soup with mushrooms and croutons.

Partner’s rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Kids whinging: ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Recipe from

@phocks Yum. I’m always looking for something new to thai.


I admire my partner for spending her Thursday night making a spreadsheet of all the parties and independents in our electorate and ranking based on policy. It’s effectively our own how-to-vote card.


@JacksonBates This is why I liked optional preferential voting so you could exhaust your vote if none of your preferred candidates made the 2PP.

@ash I can’t take credit for the work, but I’m grateful for the speedup too.

@nippysaurus Should have quoted actuals. On a local machine: Before was 44 seconds. After is 16 seconds. What have you seen?

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