Concerned about rural health

OK, it's a wire story and doesn't get checked very thoroughly, but I'm not sure the SMH should be reporting "Debate over Hick's health continues". I thought he was from Adelaide, anyway, so it's hardly fair to call him a hick, unless you also called Alexander Downer one.

Chess still isn’t interesting

I don’t mean to be cynical . . . OK, I don’t always mean to be cynical, but I have noticed this blog gets the most hits when I write about someone in the news who people are looking for pervy pictures of (Lara Bingle and the Queensland Reds cheerleaders, for instance). So how could…