I've lived in the Australian Capital Territory for more than 10 years. Things are a little different in here to other parts of Australia. Since ACT is a territory and not an original state, the constitutional arrangements are very different. Until 1989 the ACT did not self-govern and had a variety of Administrators and systems … Continue reading How to run an election – ACT style
First 1000km tank is quite an achievement. A combination of factors lead to this figure, not least the warmer weather and grill blocking that kept the engine warm.
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Tepco finally admits nuke crisis avoidable | The Japan Times Online. While It's about time. While the earthquake and tsunami were very powerful, their magnitudes and impacts were far from unpredictable or unavoidable. The fact that no-one died from the earthquake (I think I'm right?) indicates that the engineering and construction of everything from houses … Continue reading Tepco finally admits nuke crisis avoidable | The Japan Times Online
So that you can make plans and bookings, I'm letting you know that the Canberra EV Festival will be held on 1 December 2012.The festival will be in the CBD, but I don't have any more details about the venue.As I get more details, I'll let you know. [marking date in calendar, reminder to wash … Continue reading Canberra Electric Vehicle Festival – 1 December 2012
I keep track of my petrol use on http://www.fuelly.com. It has a simple interface and lets you record all manner of details in one place. You can compare your car to the same model; there's even 3 Trabants! Here's my stats and trends since January 2012: Fuel Consumption Average: 4.8L/100km Last: 4.6L/100km Best: 4.5L/100km … Continue reading Fuel Consumption trends – Fuelly.com
I read a Prius forum based in the USA, I've joined what seems to be the only Prius club in Australia, which is based in Queensland and apart from the white GenII with the Tesla sticker I see in Belconnen, there doesn't seem to be a hardcore Prius scene in Canberra. I see a few … Continue reading ScanGauge e – and a big thanks to Jon