Puzzles for April 2020

31 March, 2020

New Picture Puzzles, Mixed Bag QuestionsCrossword Puzzle and Logic & Maths Questions have been placed, blog-style, at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE .

This month’s crossword is about Internet Scams, and as Scamming is a crossword theme we frequently visit, links to several earlier Crosswords about scams, frauds and hoaxes are supplied.

Dont forget, we’ve got nearly ten years worth of puzzles in our archive.



“Skeptics Got Talent”

29 March, 2020

One of the great spin-offs of hosting a Skeptics Convention is that it provides an opportunity to showcase the talents of “local” presenters and performers to a wider audience. Read the rest of this entry »

Late Cancellation

15 March, 2020

Unfortunately we have had to cancel Skeptics Café for Monday 16th March.

Puzzles for March 2020

29 February, 2020

Newly situated at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE are another seven picture puzzles, twenty “Mixed Bag” Questions (trivia / general knowledge, a Crossword Puzzle prompted by the practice of osteopathy, and a set of Logic & Maths questions.

If you continue to scroll down, (by-passing our special Darwin Day Crossword) you’ll see a similar set of puzzles for February, then for January.

Puzzles from January 2018 to December 2019 now make up Puzzles Archives 8


Archived puzzles:


Darwin Day 2020 – new Crossword

7 February, 2020

116 Feb 2020 xword Darwin special

Don’t forget the annual Darwin Day Barbecue in Melbourne on Wednesday February 12: see details below.

Puzzles for February 2020

31 January, 2020

More Picture Puzzles, Mixed Bag questions, a Crossword about Roman Mythology and a set of Logic Problems (with solutions) are at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE .

Puzzles from January 2018 to December 2019 have been removed to form Puzzles Archives 8


Archived puzzles:


Surfcoast Skepticamp VIII – latest

27 January, 2020

Skepticamp 2020 February 29

10:30 AM – 4 PM
Aireys Inlet Community Hall
Great Ocean Rd, Aireys Inlet, Victoria

Here are some of the presenters and topics, with more to come:

Richard Saunders: Strange Energies and Even Stranger Devices

Karl Hemphill: Scammers on Line

Aung Ko Oo & Arghavan Shafiei: Ken Harvey’s Whack-a-Mole Project

Dr Scott Power: Climate Change

Tina Hanigan: Shonky TAFE Courses update. Some new kids on the block

Stella Schubert: My Journey from Acupuncturist to Skeptic

It’s free, but register via the Eventbrite link: https://tinyurl.com/SkepticampVIII