Friday, 1 February 2013

Five for Friday no. 54

A small list of ways you can help with the flood recovery effort across Queensland:

11 life lessons from Liz Lemon

This week is the 200th anniversary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice, which is one of my favourite books ever. Here is a little look back on 200 years of book covers. I still cling to the 1995 BBC adaptation and have never seen the 2005 film adaption. The trailer made me nauseous.  

Mean Girls: the Musical is in development.

Image courtesy of Boo You Hodor

The Federal Election has been announced for 14 September 2013. That makes the campaign 227 days in length. Can we, as a collective nation, stand that much campaigning? I doubt it. But it does give me a link to share this photo of PM Julia Gillard, which she posted herself on twitter. I'm not a huge Gillard fan (though I loathe Tony Abbott) but I like seeing little things like this that are humanising of our politicians and public figures.

On the opposite end of the spectrum, one person's 16 reasons you shouldn't vote for Abbott.


  1. I've starting knitting my booties :). I think a blanket may be next on the agenda.

  2. That is so very sweet of you. I would have thought booties would be harder for the heel. But I'm no knitter...


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