Broadbandemonium

For the past fortnight swarms of fluoro-clad cacophonists have been eviscerating the streets of South Hobart to lay optic fibre cable for the National Broadband Network. Last week I caused the crew some amusement when I stopped to ask what the inside of the cable looks like…

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Extreme Weaving

I weave baskets. Out of telephone wire. On top of mountains. Weaving with telephone wire is a traditional South African craft of the Zulu people that has developed into an internationally recognised art form. After my last trip to South Africa in 2004, I set about teaching myself the soft-wire weaving technique…

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