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Riding to forum


I’ve just been thrown back into a labyrinthine maze that makes up the buying rules for my employer. While in private sector, the employer has some delegations of authority, one or more board policies, and maybe a guidance from the user and away a corporate buyer goes to source the product or services. My current employer is a Federal government agency. So it is required to comply with all sorts of legislation, rules, policies, framework, processes etc whenever it wishes to buy something. I was introduced to this warehouse of rules and regulations in my first few days, and this morning I attended a forum (at the National Library and organised by the Department of Finance) and I was reminded again of the careful navigation required. The work will remain interesting I suppose…

Equally interesting is my ride to the National Library. To get there, I had to ride past the Commonwealth Avenue which overlooks the Lake Burley Griffin. I also had to ride around it to get to/from the library. It was surreal – riding when it was between 0 and 1 degree in the morning, on the periphery of the lake. I could get used to this…

To Forum From Forum

During the forum I received a text message which could prove interesting development ahead…

Looper


Tress and I went to watch this at FHC today…

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We were in Canberra from Sat and got home on Monday night. We spent the day (Tuesday) with loads of errands and at the end of it all, decided to treat ourselves to a movies especially seeing it is Tuesday, and movies are on the cheapie…
It was a good movie. Bruce Willis did his usual shooting spree, Emily Blunt was her usual beautiful self, and Joseph Gordon Levitt has grown from strength to strength. Time travel plots can sometimes be infuriatingly complicated but this one was straight forward enough…