Monthly Archives: August 2008

Backups Rule, Okay?

You may have noticed that the site was down for a couple of hours yesterday, and when it was back up, that most of the content was missing until this morning. Well, my fault – I was doing some database maintenance, and inadvertently dropped the entire database. Normally, that wouldn’t be a bad thing. Except […]

Farewell To Top Bombers

This Sunday, the Essendon Football Club will farewell two of the finest servants of the club – Jason Johnson, and the inspirational Adam Ramanauskas. Adam Ramanauskas Profile Ramanauskas joined the club in 1999, by way of selection 12 in the 1998 National Draft. On paper, 133 games doesn’t seem like a massive achievement, but after […]

Double Standards?

Only a matter of days ago, the Australian government joined the international chorus of condemnation in regards to the filtering of internet access for visiting media during the Beijing Olympics. Conroy Welcomes ISP Filtering Hypocritically, news is now “filtering” through in regards to the details of the “mandatory” filtering systems, currently being trialled on behalf […]

It’s A New Car

No, not an advertisement for The Price is Right, but in what people are already talking about as 2008 AFL Mark Of The Year, Essendon captain Matthew Lloyd took a huge one against Melbourne on the weekend. Gotta love Tony Shaw – (vomit!) – calling it “That’s A Car” – in reference to the prize […]