Patrick's rap persona St Patriq won a competition to induce interest in Intel's then new circuitry in 2009...
Written 31 December 2009. Hello and welcome to Survivor: Year in Review. I’m your host Jeff Probst, with me are the 19 castaways I’ve shacked up with from previous seasons. About to join me in Coital Council is the 20th member of that elite group. We’ve seen some impressive Years in Review since Jesus invented … Continue reading 2009 Year In Review
Written 7 February 2009. Bonjour, I'm in Paris for this, the last email from my travels. It's only now I realise just how boring these emails are; that is, ones from people overseas. So very boring. I broke all the rules for tourism in Paris, visiting Tour Eiffel, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame and the … Continue reading Waiting For The Siren’s Call (Paris, France)
Written 29 January 2009. I have to run down some internet credit I bought before leaving for London tomorrow, so here is a list of all the Australian songs I've heard on my travels: Truly Madly Deeply (Savage Garden): Union Square ice rink, SF Overkill (Colin Hay): Union Square ice rink, SF Don't Dream It's … Continue reading Overseas Song Watch (New York City, United States)
Written 2 February 2009. Greetings all from the snowiest place in the world, London! The snow is going down quicker than a chav on a footballer and it's the most beautful thing I've ever seen. Well, second to when I saw that chav go down on a footballer. Being a Sydney lad, I had no … Continue reading Werewolves Of London (London, United Kingdom)
Written 16 January 2009. The internet terminal where I'm staying only takes hour deposits, so to kill 15 minutes, here is a brief update... The mystery of long flights is over for me now - they are awful. I spent most of the time listening to music at the back, while doing stretches, mostly to … Continue reading How Are Things On The West Coast…? (San Francisco, USA)
Written 15 July 2009. Hello Grievers, It’s now been 19 days since Michael Jackson’s aborted attempt to recreate the more confronting scenes in Trainspotting, and not much has been written about his life, his death and his legacy. One thing I have learnt from the scant coverage is this man was not an eccentric freak, … Continue reading Michael Jackson: Common Name, Uncommon Life