Aug 29 2007

August 29 Edition of the Carnival of Australia

Published by at 11:10 am under Australian Blogs

12 Apostles, Victoria Australia

Welcome to the August 29, 2007 edition of carnival of Australia.

Environment / World Around Us

Roger presents A Sneak Peak at 11th Hour: a.k.a. An Inconvenient Truth Leonardo DiCaprio Style. posted at typing is not activism…., saying, “Because the global response to Climate Change, the Big Oil CEOs, and the polar bears really need another movie about Global Warming, I felt compelled to review Leonardo DiCaprio’s 11th Hour. It will probably be the most important step in human evolution since peanut butter and chocolate came together as one.”

Albert presents 5 weeks to developing the magic of visualisation posted at Urban Monk.



Tina presents The latest family addition posted at Country Stitchin’.

GrrlScientist presents Mama’s Little Helpers Ease Her Burden posted at Living the Scientific Life, saying, “Here’s a question for you: whose offspring would do better; those raised only by their parents, or those raised by their parents in addition to an extended family group? This story of cooperative breeding in the superb fairy-wren yields surprising results.”

Michelle Wrighton presents Article: Responsible Dog Ownership posted at Pet Animal and Wildlife Art By Michelle


Craig Harper presents Weight-Loss Bullshit. posted at Renovate your life with Craig, saying, “While exercise, food, lifestyle and education are indeed important variables in the process, without doubt, the biggest determinant of weight loss (or gain) is what’s going on in that nine pound (four kilo) thing sitting on the top of our shoulders.”

Kirky presents Karma posted at Kirkys Krafts and Chit Chat, saying “Kirky gives us a lesson in Karma”.

Karen Andrews presents Not So Hypothetical Question at Miscellaneous Adventures of an Aussie Mum, saying “Eek! What would you do?”

Craig Harper presents The Parable of the Fat Kid. posted at Renovate your life with Craig, saying, “Once upon a time… there was a kid. A kid who loved to eat. Not unlike many kids, really. But this kid was different. He didn’t just enjoy the occasional cookie or bowl of ice-cream. Or burger and fries. No, he lived for food. And when he wasn’t eating… he was thinking about eating.”


Jen presents Little presents left in bed posted at Semantically driven.

Megan Bayliss presents Safe Kids: Taking Each Other For Granted posted at Imaginif….

Helping a mate

Craig Harper presents Sitting at Life’s Train Station. posted at Renovate your life with Craig, saying, “You’ve been given a magic ticket. Your magic ticket will take you to the place of your dreams. All you’ve got to do is choose your destination, leave your comfy seat and get on the train of your choice. And enjoy.”

Geoff Foster presents Cockeyed Optimist » Graduate Study [] posted at Cockeyed Optimist, saying, “Give me some feedback – if you like it or if you don’t”

Indigenous issues

Snoskred presents Australians all let us rejoice.. posted at Life in the country...

Kin presents Friends from the Past posted at Home of Slightly Cracked Dreams, saying “how my friendship with Tania Major, Young Australian of the Year, challenged my thinking”.


Lisa Harman presents Welcome to the “Blanket of Love from Around the World “ posted at Blanket of Love From Around The World.


Scholars & Rogues presents Terminal walling: Sydney split by fence to keep protesters away from world leaders at APEC posted at Scholars and Rogues.


Conan Stevens presents Australian Wrestling Documentary posted at Conan Stevens Online, saying, “A short documentary video to watch in your browser (only requires flash – easy to use)”

Colin Campbell presents Adelaide Oval Scoreboard – An Edwardian Treasure posted at Adelaide Green Porridge Cafe, saying, “Notes from a recent tour of Adelaide Oval and its historic scoreboard.”


Megan Bayliss presents Meet Imaginif’s WordPress Technician Guru posted at Imaginif…, saying, “”Australians, all let us rejoice,” that’s all I can say. BONZA, RIPPER, YOU LITTLE BEAUTY. There is a rainbow at the end of my css coding. Her name is Lisa and she knows the language I just don’t speak.”

Andrew Boyd presents How the Top 100 Aussie Blog Lists work posted at On Blogging Australia, saying, “Discusses how and why the Top 100 Australian Blog Lists work.”

Suzie Cheel presents How to Market and Promote your Business via Facebook | The Abundance Highway posted at The Abundance Highway, saying, “Facebook a new phenomena, is it worth exploring. Also do you have the time? I know since joining I find little time to spend in there, but I belong to many groups.”

Leigh Ingram presents Google I thought we were Friends at AbsoluteLeigh.

Martin Neumann presents Dealing with Information Overload at Small Office Australia.

Andrew Boyd presents Commentstorming Australia posted at On Blogging Australia, saying, “Using commentstorming to tour the Aussie blogosphere”.


That concludes this edition. You may submit your blog article to the next edition of Carnival of Australia (which will be hosted by Jen) using the carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on the blog carnival index page.

I hope you visit these wonderful posts.

15 responses so far

15 Responses to “August 29 Edition of the Carnival of Australia”

  1. Leighon 29 Aug 2007 at 11:24 am

    Thanks Meg for hosting, and including me :)

    Some great posts there, like I needed any more distracting from what I should be doing.

  2. Megon 29 Aug 2007 at 11:54 am

    No worries Leigh :) I know what you mean…

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  4. I know exactly to what the two of you refer… I getting busier or is blogging becoming more appealing to me than working my profession??????

    Thanks for Hosting Meg. When I come up for air this evening, I’ll visit all the posts.

  5. Scholars and Rogueson 29 Aug 2007 at 1:08 pm

    Meg, many thanks for including our post in your interesting list. We’ve blogrolled you. Cheers, S&R staff

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  8. Colin Campbellon 29 Aug 2007 at 2:06 pm

    Wow! Fantastic range of posts. Great work. Thanks for including me.

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  10. Suzie Cheelon 30 Aug 2007 at 4:31 am

    Love the photos and thanks for including my post

  11. Megon 30 Aug 2007 at 4:08 pm

    Thanks everyone for your comments and promotion of this wonderful carnival :)

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  13. Megan over at Imaginifon 07 Sep 2007 at 4:46 pm

    Hey Meg
    we are featured on the home page of Blog Carnival today. The link points straight to you.
    Congratulations to the Carnival of Australia.

  14. Megon 07 Sep 2007 at 4:56 pm

    Cool! Go Aussies oi oi oi!

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