Over the past few months, MEHSitP / Melbourne Skeptics have been working behind the scenes to put together SkeptiCamp Melbourne, a grass-roots skeptical event based on the successful BarCamp conference model in which attendees are the presenters. The first Australian SkeptiCamp was held in Sydney earlier this year, drawing roughly one hundred attendees who participated in concurrent talks held in two rooms for several … Continue reading SkeptiCamp Melbourne wants you!
Earlier this year I and several other Melbourne skeptics had the pleasure of attending the very first SkeptiCamp Australia in Sydney NSW. Whilst we were already toying with the idea of holding a similar event in Melbourne, the success of this event organised by Jason Brown, Dave the Happy Singer and others, convinced us that … Continue reading SkeptiCamp Melbourne needs your support!
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!
Well, it's happening folks. After scouring my designated search area, I have found a location for the Melbourne Eastern Hills SitP to meet, which is the 'Knox Club' on the corner of Stud and Boronia Roads, Wantirna South Vic. The group currently comprises 19 interested parties, 11 of whom have indicated their intention to come … Continue reading Launching Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics in the Pub
Somewhere under this mess is our driveway, which fell victim to a huge wind storm that swept across Melbourne's suburbs last night. The SES said they were expecting a horror night which thankfully didn't eventuate, but their crews are still mopping up fallen trees all over the Dandenong Ranges. The photo shows the top 20 … Continue reading Melbourne wind storm takes its toll on our driveway