Silencing tactics are not cool.
Running for Office: It’s Like A Flamewar with a Forum Troll, but with an Eventual Winner Sean Tevis’ innovative method of raising internet fundraising in his venture to oust and replace his current State Representative (basically equivalent to one of our State MPs?) in Kansas is an online comic strip. When Sean Tevis decided to run for a seat in… Read more →
Kim has some excellent analysis of where it fails to hit the mark over at LP. Two major problems: the setting of the apology (a mass for seminarians and clergy/religious orders only) reflects an inward focus on dealing with abuse as a problem for the Church internally with the victims and their families left outside the process (symbolically yesterday as… Read more →
I finally got around to reading the bumper Target Toy Sale catalogue.
And it’s just as pinkly sickening as you’d expect.
I just watched a bunch of kids at a school holidays kids’ club playing a tipping/tagging game – the one where originally there’s only a single “it”, but as they tag others to become “it” they all have to hold hands to make a chain, theoretically making it far too tricky for the remaining targets to avoid the ever-lengthening “it”-chain… Read more →
Update 3 Jun 08: Eye on Big Brother is now saying that the product squirted into Travis’s eye was not a body cleansing product as BB had claimed, but a shower mould remover, as we at Hoyden About Town suspected. Keep an eye on the comments at former housemate Tim Brunero’s place, “Oh Brother“, to see if there are any… Read more →
Last year the Guinness book of records set a challenge for runners – complete ten marathons in ten days and get in the records book. Lots of runners found the challenge motivational, and a few completed the challenge in 2007, the inaugural year. Many more decided to give it a go this year, and lots of them took the opportunity… Read more →
And this guy wants to be Premier of our state. Perthnow reports. The new allegations follow admissions by Mr Buswell in January that he snapped open the bra of a Labor staffer during a drunken night at Parliament House last year. Liberal MPs have contacted The Sunday Times claiming a former Liberal female staffer was the victim of a “chair… Read more →
That’s how much unneeded clutter was hauled away from my driveway this morning, courtesy of my council’s Free Booked Waste Collection. How much do I love not having to pay for a skip and then have the stress of filling that whole volume within a day or have to pay extra? The council will come and take away 2 cubic… Read more →