|Main blog:||Rob's Adventures|
|Occupation:||Executive / Management|
|Education:||High school, Some college, School of life|
|Religion:||Spiritual but not religious|
|Race/lineage:||White / Caucasian|
|Height:||5' 8" (173 cm)|
|Undies:||Boxers - Silk|
|Astrological Sign:||Pisces (Feb 19 - March 20)|
|Your Home:||Live with wife|
|Biography/About:||Currently reading Bill Bryson|
|Likes:||Lots of things|
|Books:||History, Political, War, Fiction, Human Interest, Biographies, Humour - Anything, really. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee|
|Authors:||Bernard Cornwell, Tom Clancy, Jack Higgins, Dan Brown, Ian Fleming - i.e Lots|
|Bands/Artists:||Midnight Oil, Pink Floyd, Dire Straits, Crowded House, Counting Crows, INXS, Greenday|
|TV Shows:||The West Wing, Simpsons, Futurama, Spin City, 'Allo 'Allo, Dilbert|
|Movies:||So many! Ghostbusters, Starship Troopers, Gladiator, Clue, Heat, Robocop, Any Given Sunday, The Usual Suspects, Early Arnie|
|Actors:||Martin Sheen, Samuel L Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones, Kate Beckinsale, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Ashley Judd, Sean Bean, Jean Reno, Chris Rock|
|Games:||Tactical Ops mod for Unreal, Madden, KOTOR, Rollercoaster Tycoon|
|Sports:||Rugby Union, NFL, Tennis, Golf|
|Food:||Italian, Mexican, Chinese, Greek - All Vegetarian|
|Drink:||!Coke and !Pepsi, Water, Juice, Coffee, Tea|
|Quotes:||"I don't believe in Beatles, I just believe in me"|
|Position:||and that would be........?|
Moved to Aussie Travel Guy|
For more of Rob's Adventures check out Aussie Travel Guy at http://www.aussietravelguy.com
Rob has moved to live spaces:
http://internationalized.spaces.live.com/ and http://internationalized.spaces.live.com/blog I'm moving the personal blog over to live spaces because it gives me more freedom and it's slightly easier to administer. Please read/post at that location
Please help sponsor Men's health
During Movember (the month formerly known as November) Iíll be growin' a moustache. Thatís right Iím bringing the Mo back because Iím passionate about changing the state of menís health.
Please consider sponsoring myself or others in my Readify team to grow moustaches during 'Movember'. All proceeds go to help research into Men's health (cancer and depression).
Do it for the Aussie farmer! [Statistics say] one day in four, an Aussie farmer commits suicide - research into male depression could have a big impact in preventing this horrible statistic.
Those who sponsor me will (besides...
New Find! Encyclopaedia from 1836
Last week I was lucky enough to be gifted with a set of volumes (14 of 22) from an encyclopaedia printed in 1836 (courtesy of my mother who has a gift for finding rare and exquisite items). Below is a photo of the introduction page.
After some research, it turns out that the set was authored in 1829 in London. The 1836 edition contains an excellent set of engravings, one of which is pictured below (from volume X)
As you might be able to observe, the content is in pretty good condition given the age of the volumes. Some are in poor condition (maybe 4 of the 14), however the...