18 March, 2010

The 2010 Census

18 March, 2010 // 1 Comment

I have been seriously slacking up putting up photos from old magazines, and for that I apologise. I have tons of them, I just have not had very much energy lately. But, today, a special treat! The 2010 Census form, which I found wedged into my gate ...

The Unbearable Smallness of Technology

18 March, 2010 // 1 Comment

The watchword in technology development seems to be size, the smaller, the better. It has been for a long time; look at how congratulatory we are about the fact that computers have gone from being things which fill entire rooms to gadgets which can ...

Piquant Morays

18 March, 2010 // 1 Comment

Letters of Note: Send cask arsenic exterminate aborigines This shocking 1907 telegram was sent by a Charles Morgan to Henry Prinsep, a man seemingly based 2200km away in Perth who at the time was, surprisingly, Chief Protector of Aborigines for ...