Schneier on Security: The War on Photography

Bruce Schneier talking about a topic close to my heart.

“Don’t cede your right to photograph in public. Don’t propagate the terrorist photographer story. Remind them that prohibiting photography was something we used to ridicule about the USSR. Eventually sanity will be restored, but it may take a while.”

Schneier on Security: The War on Photography: “”

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Kathy and Gerry’s visit (in February!)

My cousin Kathy and and her husband Gerry visited earlier this year. We had a nice meal up on Mount Cootha and then went to the New Farm markets the next morning.

I especially like the 5th picture where Nell and Kathy are buying some snake oil wonder cream!

Kathy and Gerry

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Hero’s Graduation

Nell has been sponsoring Guide dogs for a few years now, and she has finally had one graduate and become a guide dog. We were invited to Government House where our Governor Quinten Bryce handed out the awards.

Nell and her Mom had a quick tour of the Governor’s private quarters before realising I had dropped them at the wrong door. 🙂

Guide Dog Pics

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2008/05/14 Byron Bay dive

I am kind of going in reverse chronological order in getting my pictures up, but at least I am getting some up there to view!

A few shots here:

Mar 2008 Adv Course Pics

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Australian Marine Conservation Society – Shark Finning More Information

This is just so wrong it is unbelievable. I honestly think that someone has heard something incorrectly and it is all a mistake.

I cannot believe that in this day and age anyone would think this is a reasonable fishing practise. It should be outlawed in all Australian waters.

Australian Marine Conservation Society – Shark Finning More Information

(Via Australian Marine Conservation Society)

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