Misc

Adventures in deodorant

There are some things in life that I’ve never felt a great need to think about, deodorant being one of them. I normally just buy...

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Borders by M.I.A

Great new song by M.I.A. with a powerful video. Can’t wait for the new album....

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A new song I like

Really like this new Ellie Goulding song. Apparently, it’s not a romantic love song, but about her best friend....

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I wondered why…

I wondered why I was suddenly getting all these emails from PR companies wanting me to promote travel products on this blog. Turns out that...

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Five years of betty loves blogging!

It’s basically almost nearly been five years since I started this blog.  Crazy! I’ve had other blogs in the past, but this one...

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I’m a working non-family, how about you?

Barely a day goes by without our faithful leader, PM Julia Gillard, or our faithful swimsuit-model-wannabe-leader Mr Abbott, dropping the...

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Dangdut Detox

After a week of carbon pricing BS, sometimes you just need some DANGDUT. Goyang lagi yuuuuuk! Ah! And really, my trials and tribulations...

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Carbon fatigue

I’ve had a super hectic week, and a large chunk of it has involved reading freight trains full of mainstream media content on the...

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Two exciting photo related things…

The lovely Mark has featured my image on his blog and has picked a wonderful piece of new music to go along with it.  Pop on over to his...

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NYC Barbershop

This barbershop group were singing up a storm outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC.  They were pretty great and a lot of people...

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Kasihan Indonesia

Photograph by Slamet Riyadi, AP Sorry for the upsetting image.  It was so powerful I couldn’t pass it up. Poor Indonesia.  Mt...

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Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear

Where’s Wally? (Or Where’s Waldo, if you happen to be American) Yes, I along with every other moderate or left leaning or...

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