Speaking of Antipodean birthdays, the magic thing at the bottom of the homepage says it's Tig's birthday today. Hopefully she's feeling ok.
Don't let the mechanics of beer trick you into thinking you are some kind of warrior, eating barbed wire on the wave of violent disorder. Three words: cage, wheel, hamster - Jason Williamson
I would rather be a rising ape than a falling angel - Sir Terry Pratchett