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By Orlando on May 8, 2013
From my friend Mel, an Aussie living in Philadelphia:
Adults who give children guns are as bad as adults who give children porn.
By tigtog on March 21, 2013
So the formal Government apology from PM Gillard is about to happen. I just wanted to note an important social justice moment.
P.S. the Welcome to Country and opening speech reminding everybody of the particular example of the Stolen Generations is an important note on which to start.
By tigtog on December 22, 2011
It was about seven hours ago, and I meant to schedule a post to publish at the exact time, but life got in the way. Whatever your cultural/religious/astronomical orientation, may the turning of the calendar lead only to better things for you.
By Chally on September 16, 2011
Hello, gentle readers! I’m Chally, and I’m the newest blogger around these parts. I’m a university student and freelance writer based in Sydney who is very fond of Doctor Who (well, of course), theatre, baking, literature, guinea pigs, and all that sort of thing. My home on the Internet is Zero at the Bone, and, [...]
By Mindy on June 7, 2011
Mum not a good enough title for you? Nevermind, this insurance company will look after you.
By tigtog on June 7, 2011
It’s my dad’s birthday today. He doesn’t climb flagpoles any more.
By tigtog on May 9, 2011
I don’t think this was the only time we played this game, either. Thanks for coping, Mum and Dad!
By Mary on February 27, 2011
Now that I’ve done the specific posts, does anyone have thoughts about the Life series in general?
By Mindy on June 29, 2010
Bettina Ardnt is trying to whip up a panic about our unmarried but partnered Prime Minister moving into the Lodge, after being elected, with her bloke. It could be a bad role model for young women she says. I say, complete crap, give people more credit than that. Women aren’t going to rush into defacto relationships just [...]
By Mindy on January 28, 2010
Women who have failed to find their perfect partner by the age of 30 should give up their search for Mr Right and settle instead for Mr Right Now, an American author has claimed. Older, single women often deny themselves any chance of finding happiness by failing to downgrade their expectations, says author Lori Gottlieb. [...]
By Lauredhel on April 14, 2009
Blogging Against Disablism Day will be on 1st May, 2009 Come one, come all, to Blogging Against Disablism Day! This is the day where all around the world, disabled and non-disabled people will blog about their experiences, observations and thoughts about disability discrimination. In this way, we hope to raise awareness of inequality, promote equality [...]
By Helen on March 8, 2009
Helen writes at the Cast Iron Balcony. She’s a blogger, she’s a grinner, she’s a mother, she’s a sinner. She plays her music in the sun. There wasn’t any buzz about IWD last week among friends, family or workmates. I didn’t even get an oversized email from the Dogs Homes Association inviting me [...]