GrOOgle's place, on the shores of the beautiful Dereel lagoon in the Victorian Goldfields (http://tinyurl.com/bugsmap). Sombrero, flyspray and sandals required. Something interesting to eat requested, including vegetarian. Limited overnight accommodation available.
Barbecue is all over bar the shouting. We have 5.5 GB of photos to confirm. See http://www.lemis.com/grog/Albums/hackers-barbecue-2010.php for the fun.
See http://www.lemis.com/grog/directions.php. Annoy Gr**gle on 03 5346 1370 if you dare.
Weekend of 17 April. Main barbecue starts at 12:00:00 sharp on Saturday, 17 April. If you need overnight accommodation, please add your requirements below.
|Name||17 April||Number of people||Will bring||Will bring food||Overnight 16-17th||Overnight 17-18th|
|callum||yes||6||a load of smelly washing and far too many children||no||no|
|fenix||yes||2||ex, boxing gloves|
|lstewart||yes||2||burger patties + potato salad||no||no|
|Mavvie||yes||3||Steelhead (rainbow trout) appliance, hail||kruidkoek||Yes|
|peter||yes||2||dosai mix, pappadams, pear&almond cake, curry leaves||Yes||Yes|
|unixhag||yes||1||wheely-walker, bed-roll||tava cakes||Yes||Yes|
unixhag: Arrived 13:30 Friday, 16 April
peter: Arrived with jashank 16:00, 16 April
callum: Arrived with retinue 11:04, 17 April
juha: Arrived 11:50, 17 April
fenix: Arrived 11:50, 17 April
Peter Ross: Arrived 12:00 17 April
Mavvie: Arrived 12:08 17 April
It's in Victoria, so anything can happen. See http://www.lemis.com/grog/weather/ for past weather, or http://www.bom.gov.au/weather/vic/forecasts/ballarat.shtml for what the BoM thinks it's going to be like in Ballarat. In general it's a couple of ° warmer in Dereel.
Here's what the BoM predicts for 17 April on various days:
|Forecast date||Forecast||Min||Max||Fire danger|
|Saturday, 10 April am||17°|
|Saturday, 10 April pm||Becoming cloudy. Winds north to northwesterly averaging about 25 km/h.||12°||20°|
|Sunday, 11 April||Cloudy. A shower or two. Winds north to northwesterly averaging 15 to 20 km/h.||12°||19°|
|Monday, 12 April||Partly cloudy. Winds northerly averaging 20 to 30 km/h.||11°||21°|
|Tuesday, 13 April am||Partly cloudy. Winds northerly averaging 20 to 30 km/h.||11°||21°|
|Tuesday, 13 April pm||Sunny. Winds northerly averaging 20 to 30 km/h.||11°||21°|
|Wednesday, 14 April am||Sunny. Winds northerly averaging 20 to 30 km/h.||11°||21°|
|Wednesday, 14 April pm||Sunny. Winds northerly averaging 15 to 20 km/h.||11°||22°|
|Thursday, 15 April am||Sunny. Winds northerly averaging 15 to 20 km/h.||11°||22°|
|Thursday, 15 April pm||Sunny. Winds northerly averaging up to 30 km/h.||10°||23°|
|Friday, 15 April am||Sunny. Winds northerly averaging up to 30 km/h.||10°||23°|
|Friday, 16 April pm||Sunny. Winds northerly averaging 20 to 30 km/h.||10°||23°||High [12-24]|
|Saturday, 17 April am||Mainly sunny at first although cloud increasing in the afternoon. Winds northerly averaging 25 to 35 km/h.||23°||High [12-24]|
|Saturday, 17 April, real||Sunny||10.0°||28.1°|
Observer's location: Dereel, 37.8170°S, 143.7670°E
Local time zone: Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC + 10:00)
|Date||Mag||Start time||Start alt||Start az||Max time||Max alt||Max az||End time||End alt||End az|
GrOOgle to record RocKwiz from SBS at 21:20
There may be a viewing of the first episode of the Doctor Who 2010 series, “The Eleventh Hour”.
ápr 17 Rudolf
17 avr Orage en avril, Prépare tes barrils.
17 avr Bonne fête aux Kateri !
17 avr N'oubliez pas les Anicet !
Apr 17* Omer 14th day
Apr 17 Burmese New Year in Burma
Apr 17 An unexpected party
Apr 17 Bay of Pigs invasion crushed by Castro forces, 1961
See also: Wikipedia about 17 April
This list for hysterical raisins. Please do not change.
|Name||28 March||17 April||Number of people||Will bring|
|alastair||unlikely||maybe||1||budgie smugglers, chinese safety boots & a fly swatter|
|callum||yes||yes||6||a load of smelly washing and far too many children|