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About deknarf

Australian born and bred who has spent most of his working life in R&D and IP management with earlier forays in the newspaper industry and martial arts. Fortunate enough to be living in one of the best countries in the World, even though I might get grumpy with it from time to time.

Graphical Manipulations #169: An Election! An Election! We’re Having An Erection! Noooooooooo!!


And so it begins. Welcome to fifty-four (that’s 54) days of excruciating TV, of pollsters polling and saying sooths about said results.  Of interminable explanations of the possible ramifications of a 1 percentage point change in a poll with a … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #168: Continuity And Change? Discontinuous Continuity And Exciting Times!


Well you’d have to say that our beloved leader Fraudband Fraudbull was right. It is indeed, an exciting time to be an Australian.  Especially if you are a Lieberal/Neutered Puppy MP in a marginal seat!  You must be so excitedly … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #167: Continuity And Change? And Other Oxymorons!


Oxymoron: A figure of speech that juxtaposes elements that appear to be contradictory. Oxymorons appear in a variety of contexts, including inadvertent errors (such as “ground pilot”) and literary oxymorons crafted to reveal a paradox. Well! That’s one explanation I … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #166: 2016! The Year Of The Monkey! And Will The Oz Voters Be Taken For One?


We made the move. We sold the joint.  Invested in a place being built.  We planned the move.  Foresaw the traps, and legworked to smooth out the crap.  It went so sweet, the move and stuff.  And then along came … Continue reading

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Seasonal Thingywhatsits!


The rats, toads, monkeys, sheeple, Deknarf, and our itinerant seal wish you; ‘WE’LL BE BACK!!

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Graphical Manipulations #165: You Close Your Eyes, And Realise. 2015’s Not Been A Pretty Sight!


As was predicted a week or so ago exhaustion has overtaken the contributory animalia and they’ve decided that a bit of a rest might help to revitalise their jaded wits! There was a momentary fear that the demise of the … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #164: Wolves, Idiots, Rats, Toads and Broughing It!


Well Parliament has shut up shop for the holiday period and deep sighs of relief can be heard all round.  Now Orstralia can regain a sense of reality and get on with enjoying the benefits of an economy that has … Continue reading

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