Friday 3rd of April 2020

Gus Leonisky's blog

contemplation from inside a barrel...

sydney town hall

Sydney Town Hall — picture by Gus Leonisky


From Casey Chalk:

meanwhile as humans panic about covid19 and the air is breathable again...

pigsAirplanes are grounded. Roads, deserted. The skies are clear and fish swim once again in Venice’s canals. Covid-19 has achieved in three short months what Greta Thunberg and her ilk could only dream of.

no escape...

no escape...   The name Pluto, the god of the underworld, was proposed for a new planet, by Venetia Burney, 

more fake cash...

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new do's and don't do's...

scomo's do's

Scott Morrison threatens funding for independent and Catholic schools over closures amid coronavirus crisis


Coalition urged to explain the trigger point for school closures and to prepare to support essential workers


the news had gone viral...

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Coronavirus fears lead to Eurovision cancellation as Boris Johnson closes schools to try and contain pandemic, live updates...


By Peter Marsh


British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says all schools will close from Friday and Eurovision has been cancelled as Europe ramps up measures to deal with COVID-19.


Follow all the latest updates as they happen in our live blog.

 

More:

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-03-19/coronavirus-australia-live-update...

Tim gets the news from graffitis on public toilet blocs (with no paper) and fox...

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Tim Blair is a positive guy… Super-positive. A + battery terminal… In the face of danger, Tim stands like a beacon on an English coast, resisting wave after wave of stormy shit news, on Monday 16th of March…

the gates of hell in a coronavirus epoch...

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Henri Laurens was the least-known best sculptor in the world in his time and probably still is, though he has been "dead for a while” (1954). He has been forgotten, languishing in the massive shadows of Moore and Rodin. 

 

flying high and lows...

pilot   The dramatic spread of coronavirus around the world has travellers cancelling flights, airlines grounding planes and cutting routes, but is this just panic?

Not according to Nobel Prize winner Professor Peter Doherty, whose research is mainly in the area of defence against viruses.

lest we forget till the next war...

anzac

A number of states have moved to cancel some Anzac Day services and ban the public from attending others in an attempt to thwart the spread of coronavirus.

saving the planet by teleconferencing...

at the bog
Silicon Valley saved by the coronavirus?

we're so prepared you would not believe it...

testing testing testing

US President Donald Trump has tested negative for the coronavirus, the White House physician has said.

western civilisation is a chickenhawk soup with dollars added...

civilisation   Once during a post-seminar conversation with a grad school classmate, I expressed my frustration at the hermeneutic of suspicion that defines academia today. “You can’t just deconstruct everything,” I said.

 

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