Gert is delighted to announce that, on the 25th anniversary of the much-loved Bananas in Pyjamas, Australia is adopting their theme song as the national anthem. Here are the words so you can practise before the next international sporting event or military parade:
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As part of her outreach education service, Gert directs you to this recent article on business guff in The Irish Times, by Lucy Kellaway. You’ll surely be ecstatic about the level of ideation that comes from this interface – that is, if you’re a knowlivator, innovateer, performibutor, proactiloper, prioricator or winnomat. Are you looking for better ways to effort or to language? Are you cognisant of the optics of your personal brand? Have you set milestones in your swim lanes?
Lucy Kellaway sets out 8 simple rules to drive your personal planet a little closer to the future:
Today we have the sad news of the premature death of this wonderful singer, once described by Rolling Stone as Australian’s most important voice. Yunupingu was blind; he was also a left-hander who taught himself to play the guitar by turning a right-handed guitar upside down. This Youtube video tells you a bit about his life as well as giving you a taste of his music. A great loss to world music.
Settlement of Denmark….. as depicted in murals in our hotel in Aarhus
We love the dogs, but is the crazed prophet figure holding a mobile phone to his ear?
When we heard that the Lenin Museum in Tampere (Finland) was in the Workers’ Hall we were expecting to find a pleasantly dowdy and battered space, but this is what we found, complete with buxom Russian receptionist.
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Gert has made firm friends with Icelandic beer in the past few weeks. All the same….
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