What happened today?

The Prime Minister did nothing to improve our international reputation when he presumed to speak for the entire Australian people in his condemnation of half the countries in Europe for being too anti-American. A couple of barristers wrote a scathing piece about our Attorney General’s failure to resist the abuse of human rights by, hmmm,…

Taxi!

Women are a lot like taxis. If you miss one, there will be another one along sooner or later. If not, you can always dial for one. You can fit three people into one comfortably, but four is a bit of a squeeze. It costs more the further you go. And every so often, a…

Sheepish

Oh god, yet another round in this ridiculous campaign by PETA to get clothes makers to boycott Australian wool. The details of why Australian wool is particularly to be targeted are, frankly, unpleasant. The sort of things Aussie farmers are accused of doing to sheep are not the sort of things I’d like to have…

Balls to that

In a move that is in no way window dressing or tokenistic, those sensitive new age blokes at the NRL have finally dragged their sport kicking and screaming into the 20th century by appointing a sheila to their board of directors. The new board member, Katie Page, is also managing director of Harvey Norman, a…

Prescient

A few months back I was half-jokingly suggesting some marketroid idiot would come up with a catchy name for people like me who can’t easily be pigeonholed into the usual definitions. Someone has. Apparently I’m a multividual, although I’m slightly too old to be one. Young adults “no longer belong to tribes but borrow from…