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Bretskii has written 9 posts for Observations from the gravyboat

The Other Shore Part 1

Two old ladies shuffle down the street in front of me. Tiny and shriveled as they are, they some how take up the entire footpath. I cannot get past them, the distance between the two means its completely impossible for me to walk between them nor around them, except to try my luck and dance … Continue reading


Going to the beach always reminds me that I live on a planet. The sheer scale of the ocean, the violence and power of surf breaking and pounding into the beach I kid myself that I can see the curvature of the planet on the ocean horizon, it gets me every-time. I find it too … Continue reading

Visions of Marchena (Australian dub reggae band on tour in the deep south of Spain)

A little tour dispatch I did of my experiences touring Spain in 2010 with my band The Sunshine Brothers. We recorded an album and did three weeks of touring that fantastic country! Marchena Fifteen days into the Brothers Spanish tour and the enormous 2000+ calorie lunch,several beers and assorted aperitifs , and numerous “chats to … Continue reading

The digital universe


The new $pirituality

“ I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country. … corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon … Continue reading

Can you lend me $4757?

$4757 is the average amount owed on a credit card in Australia! Consume consume people! In fact credit card debt in Australia has gone up a whopping 42% in the last five years, around christmas, if you walk around the suburbs on a calm night you can smell the smoldering plastic a mile off! http://www.news.com.au/money/banking/debt-cut-in-best-interests/story-e6frfmcr-1226290061897

The next time someone disputes the big bang..

Send them Lawrence Krauss ‘s way. He answers as good as anyone on the planet to the question of “how do you get something from nothing” the great big bang head-hurting question. A fantastic lecture on some of the biggest questions we face. No need for the big fella with the white beard and cherubs … Continue reading

Reality checking on a Monday night!

Fantastic site giving some insight into the scale of the universe. You can zoom into the size of a Planck length, out to the size of the obervable universe, killa! http://scaleofuniverse.com/

Insert apocalyptic image here, its the end of the world as we know it

Insert apocalyptic image here, its the end of the world as we know it

seems like the Mayans got it right, @012 (maybe 2013) will be the end of the world, Rauol pal a hedge fund investor who at one time was a goldman schs mover and shaker, now retired at the age of 35 and writes for a few hedge fund publications, believes that we are coming on end times.

Time to start stocking up on baked beans i think!!!

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