Ideas for future more study-oriented activities

February 25, 2010

More brainstorming – this time tossing around ideas for the more study-related stuff we might do in the future: guest speaker night (could include things like accommodation or casual job opportunities in Armidale) study group (possibly online) study buddy system Again, feel free to throw in your ideas as comments here, or drop me an […]


Ideas for future social events

February 25, 2010

Let’s have a brainsorming session about what future events we’d like to have.  I’ll start, by throwing in some ideas that have been suggested at various times already in the 8 months of our existence: card night (including things like UNO or Old Maid) nostalgia evening/s (old movies, perhaps) tenpin bowling car rally coffee/dinner with […]


Courier-Mail article about mature students

February 16, 2010

http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/story/0,,24996653-27197,00.html One choice quote from it that those of us who aren’t quite so at ease with computers will appreciate: “We are terrified that by trying to enrol online in the university’s virtual world we will inadvertently blow the vice-chancellor’s brains out.”


Why elephants?

February 15, 2010

It’s all my fault, I admit it! But so many newcomers have asked me, I thought I’d explain it here. When we went to the Trivia Night in August 2009, the group was still very new, and most of us didn’t know what each other looked like.  So I said I’d bring along my stacking […]


BBQ at the dam

February 13, 2010

Where did we go?  The dam (as you might imagine, from the post’s heading!) What did we do?  Talk and eat What did we find?  Some beautiful feathers What was the funniest thing?  When the elephant attacked Clare What did we miss?  All of you who didn’t come


Questions, anyone?

February 11, 2010

Here’s where you can ask a question, if you have one.  Simply post it as a comment in reponse to this post, and I’ll do my best to answer it as quickly as possible.  And when it’s aged off the front page, simply go to the “questions” link in the list of categories on the […]


Welcome to the blog

February 11, 2010

It’s all happening!  The blog’s here, the website’s on its way (and the blog will be accessible within the website once the site exists).  At this stage we think the main purpose of the blog will be to provide accounts of past MSSN activities, but who knows what the future will bring? If you’ve got […]