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Ned Martin’s Dot Org

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journal3 is the reason for v3.

I keep a journal, which details in great detail every little detail of my daily life. It’s not always exciting, but does give a good indication of what my life is like, and presumably in turn what I am like.

It’s my collection of mundane daily life, interspersed with my attempts at photography, wit, and whatever else comes to mind. The Journal3 Index is probably where you’d want to start, or the recent entries:

Sculpture by the River | Sun 11th Oct 2020
An Afternoon with the Dead | Sun 11th Oct 2020
Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend at Stradbroke Island | Sat 3rd to Mon 5th Oct 2020
Lower Portals | Sun 27th Sep 2020
Mt Maroon | Sat 26th Sep 2020
Frozen Limited Edition Half Mars Bars | Mon 21st to Fri 25th Sep 2020
Photographing the ICB Interchange | Sun 20th Sep 2020
Brisbane Festival 2020 | Fri 18th to Sat 19th Sep 2020
Nearby House Sales | Mon 14th to Thu 17th Sep 2020
Coolangatta, Burleigh Bongos & Fire Twirling | Sun 13th Sep 2020
Swell Sculpture Festival 2020 | Sun 13th Sep 2020
Tamborine Mountain Scarecrow Festival 2020 | Sun 13th Sep 2020

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Ned and Bronwen
Welcome to v3, the third incarnation of my personal website.
v3 is a stylistically diverse site. That’s the point of it. The freedom to style each page how I want, easily, without any restrictions—while still keeping some semblance of order. Total anarchy isn’t for me. The menu up the top is your friend. It’s the one thing that’s always there.
v2 was a very fixed site. Every page, every section, was exactly the same—stylistically speaking—as every other page. It’s still there—go have a look. It was heavily focused on standards compliance, accessibility, and all that jazz. It seemed the “right” way to design a perfectionist’s site back then. Now I’ve moved on. Order in chaos is my current goal.

v1 was my first attempt at a “proper” website. I’ll get it online if I can find the source code.

amused3 Because Someone Has to Be:
Ned MartinI believe you can tell a lot about a person from what amuses them, or sometimes, what doesn’t amuse them, so when I come across something that amuses me, I put it on my amused site. Plus it’s a lot of fun.

There’s usually a few revealing things hanging around at my public file depository too, although be aware that, despite the name, they may not actually be intended for public view—read the disclaimer first.


All of this, and more, can be found from the menu, or check out the site map.

Hard Answers
HardAnswers.net It’s where you go for all those hard answers—or if you have a question you need an answer for. A useful site, by Ned Martin. HardAnswers.net

the-i.org – Ned Martin’s Online Persona

I also have a website devoted to my online persona, “thei”, where you will find some of my photography, including some of myself, the-i.org along with some information about me and where I live, amongst other things. There are also instructions for getting in contact with me via MSN or IRC, my musical tastes, and a whole lot more

Invasion Day Rally & Australia Day Esky RacesCar AccidentNearby House SalesANZAC DayCedar Creek FallsStorms & Air-ConditioningSlacklining & Sunset GatheringStradbroke Island, The “Straddie Salute” Triathlon, & Moonrise KingdomThe Year of the GoatDotty at GoMA: We Miss You Magic Land!Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend at Stradbroke IslandAustralia DaySouth Bank’s Regional Flavours FestivalTamborine Mountain Scarecrow FestivalWork, Hanaichi & Halim’s Indian TajPoint Reyes to Fort BraggGrand Canyon National Park, ArizonaThe Brisbane Festival & Lake KurwongbahCanyonlands National Park, UtahMarch OphthalmologyMoving HouseThai FoodTorches, Tax & DinnerWilsons Lookout, Dinosaur Pasta & The Security CameraThe House of Fandom MarketsShandina’s PhotosExtreme KayakingBogans, Scarecrows & Cedar CreekPop-up ConspiracyBrisbane G20 SummitThe Snowy MountainsMore Torches & Some ThaiThe DentistChristmas & My BirthdayGold Creek ReservoirThe Death of my Galaxy NoteRobowars 2015 NationalsFlinder’s Peak & Secret CaveThe FloodSabine says GoodbyeCoronavirus Panic BuyingOz Comic-Con 2017The Eighth Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary ArtCoronavirus SpreadsCommunity Rally: Brisbane Says WelcomeCoomera Circuit, Lamington National ParkThe Pipe Organ & Sunset GatheringCrouching at Cougal Cascades & Cooper’s Candle InstallationMy Car BreaksCoronavirus ArrivesDeath of a TeapotRestaurants ReopenBrisbane, after Woodford; Canberra & Maz’s New CarApril DazeSacramento, CaliforniaAcro & West End Fire FestivalBronwen’s Frizzy HairAn ATA EasterThe DreamingRockets & ScarecrowsWaterliningHandel’s SolomonWabbit SeasonWalking up Mount GravattCollege’s CrossingWoodford Folk Festival 2016/17Brisbane’s Smiley BuildingFlooding at Cedar CreekThe Civil DisputeBris Bricks Lego ExhibitionCollege’s CrossingFlooding, Storms & Power FailuresAustralian Surf Life Saving ChampionshipsThe Return of Valerie & The Pressurised HeadLower PortalsStorms, Nachos, Anger & Laptop RepairFiesta LatinaSuitcase Rummage, Slacklining & AcroThe Execution of a LaptopFat PicnicBrisbane Zombie Walk 2008ANZAC DayThe Broken GateBrisbane Supanova 2017Winning a TV & Bright LightsFrizzy HairSlacklining & Acro at New Farm ParkDallas, Texas, United States of AmericaBrisbane Zombie Walk 200720 Bread Rolls, A Brainstem Infection & A Lunar EclipseA Funeral, Classical Music, Cowboys & AliensAustralian Sand Sculpting ChampionshipsMa Baker’s TonicThe Vigil for Baby AshaBushwalking O’Reilly’s, Leeches & ItchingMaz Flies to AmericaSpringFlare Festival of ColoursEurope, Egypt & AfricaA Week of FoodStradbroke, Ants, Mosquitoes & Gum NutsBoondall WetlandsNew Flatmates: Amy & BlaiseBrisbane Zombie Walk 2014Woodford Folk FestivalAnother Wisdom ToothHip Hop, Movies & FoodBrisbane No Pants Subway Ride 2016The iPhone 6 PlusComedy Hypnosis, Ailan Kores, Bastille Day, Sunset Gathering, Thai-ish Food & the Epicurean FestivalStradbroke Island & Ida’s FuneralSick, Retiring, RAM & ComedyCoronavirus Lockdown ContinuesMy Kindle, My Dentist & My Last Day at WorkArches National Park, UtahHot, Inspired & PensiveLunch with my SisterNothing of any interestVietnam Veteran’s 2015 Bike, Trike and Hot Rod ShowSydney & Sculpture by the SeaSurviving Imaginary AppendicitisWest End Full Moon Fire FestivalLet There Be LightThe Motor Room Protest PicnicSpringbrook, Purling Brook Falls & an Upside Down 4WDHanging Rock ChaletsAlexandria Bay, NoosaNorthbrook GorgesBrisbane Festival 2020Brisbane Open House 2015Tamborine Mountain Scarecrow FestivalWide EyedMiss Bubbles & The Paddington Christmas FairGermination: Greens Gabba Ward Volunteers and Supporters PartyCollege’s CrossingA New Laptop, Stradbroke & RejectsWoodford Folk Festival 2014/15Macro Tubes & RiverfireBronwen’s BirthdayThe Gothic Picnic & The ProcessFighting Sugar & Cleaning My LaptopEkka Flu & The SupermoonThe Most Boring Month of CoronavirusI am sick, watch The A-Team, & Sabine departsFree the Nipple PicnicValerie’s Second ComingStradbroke Island & Brown LakeA Very Bad DayWoodford Folk Festival 2015/16In The MiddleThe Wisdom ToothLate & FlatmatesChopping Tree, Hitting Car, Scanning EarPropaganda, Flooding & Tom’s Confectionery WarehouseCanon EOS 7DQueensland Wind and BrassPittsworth & Light PaintingTwin Falls Circuit, SpringbrookCar Rego, Ant Man, Fruit Toast & The DentistPolice remove Blaise & AmyThe Steamers (Attempt Five)Coomera CircuitCoronavirus is NamedEaster: Scouts, Stanthorpe, Girraween & WorkValley FiestaLas Vegas, NevadaFat PicnicChristmas LightsBrisbane, AgainPittsworth Light PaintingThe Vigil for Baby AshaRio Rhythmics Carnaval 2015Slacklining & AcroMy Father’s PassingMapleton FallsNeon Pop 2016Going Between & Car Re-TiringSizzler, Slacklining & Sunset GatheringFixing Bronwen’s Mum’s LaptopBrisbane Supanova 2018The Netbook, The Diseases, & TomHogswatch, Acro, Slacklining, Climbing, & the James Street Food & Wine FestivalI buy a New CarThe University of QueenslandSeven YearsMortdecaiCedar Creek FallsSlacklining & AcroLinda and Bill’s Ruby Wedding AnniversaryAnonymous, Lightning, Hospital & AmericaSlacklining & AcroSpring Hill Alive FestivalEarly ChristmasPhotographing the ICB InterchangeSwell Sculpture Festival 2014Roving Conspiracy at 42 Mollison StreetTanya’s Last StandThe Persian KitchenHayfever, Paintball & FloodingPaddington Fair, Jokes & Suitcase RummagingMaz’s FarewellErnest Junction TunnelStradbroke Island & NatalieWest End Full Moon Fire FestivalBryce Canyon National Park, UtahIsland Vibe Festival 2017Island Vibe Festival 2016The Rent-a-Bomb, Flash-lit Cactuses & Chinese Dancing GirlsBrisbane Zombie Walk 2011Sore ThroatThe Indian Journal: October 2000 – January 2001A Taxing TimeUpper PortalsWest End Full Moon Fire FestivalSuitcase Rummages, Mini Bike Trainers & Earth HourLas Vegas, NevadaThe Return of SabineThe People’s Revolution: Peaceful Picnic for our RightsElection 2013: Krishna’s Birthday, The Fire, The Snake, Serbians, The Kurilpa Derby & Alexandra’s Bass GuitarKondalilla Falls & Alexandria BayCoronavirus SpreadsTamborine Mountain Scarecrow FestivalRobowars 2012 Nationals & RiverfireStormyThe Great Acro Exchange (Part 3 - Brisbane)Gavin’s FuneralSpringbrook, Twin Falls & Natural BridgeBrisbane Zombie Walk 2015Woodford Folk Festival 2013/14Coronavirus Lockdown BeginsMy Last Day at WorkQuitting Work & Fighting HospitalsAustralia Day at Stradbroke IslandThe DentistMacro SydneyMoonfestCoronavirus EscapesBrisbane Zombie Walk 2009Abbey Medieval FestivalEasterYosemite National Park, CaliforniaCedar Creek and the ToiletThe Dentist & The Preliminary CrownThe Eight Dollar MilkshakeBrisbane School Strike 4 ClimateRiverfireChristmas LightsPre-Woodford WoesHogswatch in JulyWest End Fire FestivalClem7, & An Apple NotebookMy Last Two Weeks at MettroStradbroke IslandSquatting after the FloodThe Election & The Toll TunnelThe Process & West End Fire FestivalCollege’s Crossing FloodedRobowarsThe Girl with the Dragon TattooThunderbolts and Lightning: Very, Very FrighteningNeon Pop 2015Roving Conspiracy at 63 Annerley RoadLaryngitisInterview & Dental Check-upKurilpa Derby & The West End FestivalInterludeWelcome, Clem7 & Hurt LockerAwfully HotBronwen’s Birthday BookBirthday ShirtsThe Dentist & My New Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art lensThe Week after WoodfordSculpture by the SeaAustralia DaySwell Sculpture Festival 2013Sophia’s Going Away Pre-Party PartySpring is Sprung!The Three Worlds Fire Twirling CompetitionMy Teeth HurtBribie Island SunsetGreta’s WeddingSunday Live, Byron Bay, Speakers & MustangsBrisbane HoliValley of Fire State Park, NevadaMt May & Burleigh BongosMt MaroonGasses Damaging to the Ozone LayerComputers SuckValley Fiesta & SlackliningStradbroke IslandRallies, Movies, Indians & RobotsBrisbane Pride MarchNatural Bridge Glow Worm CaveWoodford Folk Festival & The DreamingExxopolis & Street ReadsAcro at Davies ParkAlice in WonderlandPulling apart computersYard CleaningWorld Naked Bike RideIsland Vibe Festival 2019The Fort Lytton Cosplay Shoot & Amigurumi ToylandPreparing for IndiaBrisbane No Pants Subway Ride & Sunset GatheringCC the Cat & the Julia Rose BandWoodford, Tents & FireworksLower PortalsMitchell Creek 2014 Rock ‘n’ Blues FestivalPhone buying dramas & StradbrokeBig Sur, Santa Cruz, & the drive to San FranciscoFree the Nipple PicnicTake Action for Affordable Housing and Sustainable DevelopmentChristmas CarolsThe Stairway to KnowledgeKurbaanThe Solar Eclipse of 2012Africa DayRio Rhythmics Carnaval 2016Brisbane HoliMaz Moves OutThe Temples of Tamil NaduBrisbane Zombie Walk 2013Stradbroke IslandCannon Firing at Fort LyttonThe Endodontist: Part 2Kallidad & the Washing MachineWoodford, Rain, Relationship Woes & 2011Lockyer Powerfest, New Farm v Brisbane Wolves & The Teneriffe FestivalThe Dentist & The CrownLock ‘n’ Load, The Steamers & The UnwarpingBrisbane Open House, West End Festival, & Brisbane Kite FestivalChristmas LightsThe KGB Don’t Find MeThe Harrowing History of my Media CentreTooloom FallsThe first entry in my journalThe Haircut & Not The SteamersBronwen’s HairFrozen Limited Edition Half Mars BarsGet a GripThe Brisbane Gothic and Alternative PicnicThe Valley Fiesta, Bogan Bingo & The Brisbane Grass Roots Music FestivalThe 6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary ArtIsland Vibe Festival 2014IKEA-poisoningThe Jungle BookWest End Full Moon Fire FestivalThe Coin MachineSymphony under the StarsAustralia Day at Rainbow BayStop Black Deaths in Custody: Black Lives Matter MeanjinWorld Science FestivalRiverfire & RiverbreakfastDaisy Hill Koala CentreLos Angeles, CaliforniaBrisbane Zombie Walk 2010Bris Brick’s Lego Exhibition & Roving ConspiracyZion National Park, UtahSophia’s Super JamJungle Love WIRES Fundraiser & Jam NightQuitting Work, Buying Flights & a KindleBronwen’s Cyborg Finger & Purling Brook FallsFree the Refugees: Brisbane / Meanjin – National Day of ActionSlacklining, Acro & Sunset GatheringEarthlings, Remix & Bronwen’s New LaptopEnoggera ReservoirMilitary WivesCedar Creek FallsOrienteering, Slacklining & AcroHome, Frizzy Hair, Pizza & Lens RepairFamily Dinner, Sizzlers, & CloudflareSwell Sculpture Festival 2019Deadpool, Toothache & The Media CentreSan Francisco, CaliforniaLittle PlanetsThe West End Block Party, Alexander Hills Hotel, Byron Bay & NimbinWherein I get a new bike & the moon goes away