In addition to the exciting launch of Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics in the Pub in February, my good friend Chris Higgins has launched a brand new skeptical group, Melbourne Skeptics, who will also hold monthly 'Skeptics in the Pub' events in Docklands. The first event is tomorrow evening *yay*, and I will be there along … Continue reading Melbourne Skeptics first ‘Skeptics in the Pub’ at Docklands tomorrow!
The Amazing Meeting Australia 2010, hosted in Sydney, has officially wrapped up, ending with a standing ovation for James "The Amazing" Randi as he announced the Australian Skeptics Inc. and JREF's eager intention to hold the next TAM Australia meeting in 2011 in non-other than my own home-town, Melbourne Australia. I write this as I … Continue reading TAM Australia – Impressions from Day 3 (day 2.0)
First i must make a correction - my previous post, 'TAM Australia - Impressions from Day 1' as it turns out is incorrectly named, as the organisers took pains to point out to us that the first day was actually a bonus day, which we might call 'Day 0'. This then becomes my … Continue reading TAM Australia – Impressions from Day 2 (day 1.0)
Okay, so this is a quick post on my impressions from day 1 of 'The Amazing Meeting' Australia. I had the absolute pleasure of having lunch with Pamela Gay (@Starstryder), co-host of the 'AstronomyCast' podcast, and general all-round awesome person today. Pamela is directly responsible for my introduction to the 'skeptical community', as through her … Continue reading TAM Australia – Impressions from Day 1