Saturday chicken blogging

What are you looking at?what-are-you-looking-at

checking out the scene

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Jeff Sparrow is the former editor of Overland. He is the co-author (with Jill Sparrow) of Radical Melbourne: A Secret History and Radical Melbourne 2: The Enemy Within, the editor (with Antony Loewenstein) of Left Turn: Essays for the New Left and the author of Communism: a love story, Killing: Misadventures in violence, and Money Shot: A Journey into Censorship and Porn.  On Twitter, he's @Jeff_Sparrow.

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  1. Nice work with these chickens Jeff, they look absolutely delicious. Now what time’s the Australia Day bbq tomorrow at yours and should we bring jerk or tandoori marinade?

    (Recaptcha says ‘Def Revenue’)

  2. My chickens are ideologically opposed to Australia Day — and not just because of the marinade.
    (Recaptcha says ‘Man prisoner’, which indeed he is.)

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