Author Archives: Great Southern Steve


So, stuff about Lae, Papua New Guinea. There was unrest here about two weeks ago and a State of Emergency was declared. We left and went to Kokopo. Actually we were doing this anyway, so it was pretty good timing. … Continue reading

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TV / DVD round-up

We can’t go anywhere in the evenings, so TV and DVDs have fast become a major family pastime. Recent stuff on the menu: 4 studio Ghibli films. I like this work, especially Totoro, Ponyo and Spirited Away. (I thought Castle … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Films, Television, The Media | 5 Comments

Housemari’s house

Been in PNG for several months now – thought I’d share a story. Our housemari (this is Pidgin English for “maid”) is trying to work us for cash so she doesn’t end up homeless. She has five kids that all … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, Mental Illness, Money, Travel, Womenz | 37 Comments

last day at work, kinda

One contract is kaput, at my request. The other one has 5 hours left. I am unemployed from tommorow on. Still tons to do, but, someone else can do it. I’m moving on. I got an article to finish in … Continue reading

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easter is very late this year

fucking easter.

Posted in Holidays, R.I.P. | 4 Comments

Economics of Spam

This has been happening a lot this year. The site got 86 hits yesterday, but nearly half of them were from these weirdo sites called things like that sound like fake Bahasa Malay or Indonesian names or something. You … Continue reading

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The Ten Stevic Sins

The actual nine Satanic sins are here – Mine are: Telling yourself you don’t want things you actually do want Getting involved in serious conversations when you do not have anything to say Asking after other people’s business when you … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, SATAN! | Tagged | 2 Comments

got the mix from alex

Thanks. I was having a fine time listening to it this morning before my daughter spilled soggy muesli all over herself ten minutes before school. Will get back to ya.

Posted in E-Love, Music | 9 Comments