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By Mindy on April 28, 2013
This piece from Mark Dapin in the SMH details how despite the growing number of gyms in Sydney the population is still, statistically, becoming fatter. Usually I like Mark Dapin’s writing, it is funny and usually about himself and his experiences as a father, husband, writer and lover of roundabouts (the ones in the middle [...]
By Mindy on April 6, 2013
Welcome to Otterday. First up we have an adorable baby otter in a gumboot. This river otter at Little Pend Oreille Wildlife Refuge looks like it is having a tough day. Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Anything great happening in your life? Anything you want to [...]
By Mindy on April 4, 2013
Australian men become, after a certain age, sexless. It’s as if they give up on their appearance once they’re into their fifties and they just look awful. So says comedian Lawrence Mooney and I don’t think he was trying to be funny. He was talking on the fabulous Agony of Life, Adam Zwar’s latest series [...]
By Mindy on April 3, 2013
Is there any such thing as too much chocolate? Is this teeny puppy the cutest thing you have seen today? Is this a rabbit? Really?
By Mindy on March 30, 2013
Do you actually have to do science to f*cking love science?
By Mindy on March 22, 2013
Challenge Completed: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2013
By Mindy on March 9, 2013
Helen Razer has written a post on how she thinks that Destroying the Joint may be in danger of destroying the point. I agree with some of what she says. Kings Tribune has an opposing view here. I agree with what Jane Gilmore has to say as well.
By Mindy on March 8, 2013
In time for International Women’s Day in Australia the first of Anita Sarkeesian’s Tropes vs. Women in Video Games has been released. This one is the Damsel in Distress trope.
By Mindy on March 6, 2013
Mum Shirl is the autobiography of Shirly Smith an Aboriginal activist and social worker. Just one of the books I am reading for #AWW2013.
By Mindy on March 4, 2013
Signal Boost: it’s easy, as an individual, to dismiss interactions with creeps as specific to you/the place you were/the thing you were doing/the thing you were wearing and I call bullshit on that.
By Mindy on March 1, 2013
This latest whimsy has a feline flavour. What has tickled your fancy lately?