In a timely fashion considering Kim’s response to Tim Blair’s baiting about whether progressives would condemn abstinence-only sex-education at a Muslim school in Australia in the same way as when it’s advocated by Christians (yes, of course we would), Zuzu… Read More ›
Month: May 2006
Tip for the Domestically Inexact
Do not, in a moment of Wild Optimism masquerading as a Brilliant Idea, put the smelly towels you found under your son’s bed[*] in the washing machine on the heavy duty cycle instead of giving them a good soak in… Read More ›
Oh noes, a search terms post
I’m not that keen on “weird things people search for and end up at this blog” posts, (although my sitemeter does give me frequent quiet moments of amusement and rarer bouts of disgust) but: People who are arriving at this… Read More ›
Ruminating Erudition (swoon)
Brand spanking new group blog Sarsaparilla, writing about literature, media and culture from Aussie points of view, with contributors who are some of my favourite Ozbloggers. I love this idea – bless the good blog Sarsaparilla and all who sail… Read More ›
Moronic twits and clap-trap
Daily Telegraph columnist Anita Quigley is shrill in her Saturday column about a Sydney pre-school which has introduced a curriculum which is friendly to non-traditional homosexual and transgender families. She’s “a strong advocate for a factual and concise sex curriculum… Read More ›
Hyphenating – who goes first?
So Brangelina’s baby has been born – Shiloh Nouvelle Jolie-Pitt. There is undoubtedly going to be a lot of sneering at the choice of personal names, but today I’m looking at the family name. Jolie and Pitt had already decided… Read More ›
Sunday Stomacher – Fragrant Sour & Spicy Thai Soup
This soup has much the same base as a Laksa, but not so much coconut cream. I tend to use low fat versions of the coconut and chicken stock, but that’s an option. Fresh Asian vegetables can be used instead… Read More ›
Ow! Chris is making my ribs hurt again!
Too bad Mum’s gone home or you’d be in big trouble, Mr. Clarke. I was managing to muffle my rib-bruising shrieks of laughter until this bit of your Pitch to Marie-Claire magazine for articles to correct their perceived left-wing slant:… Read More ›
Friday Random Ten – Quick post before crime night edition
aka the when Mum comes to visit edition, because that’s when we go out to a beachside cafe for breakfast: We shared scrambled eggs on multigrain toast and field mushrooms with goats’ cheese on toasted sourdough, with apple/carrot/celery/ginger juice. This… Read More ›
Have you just had a very long meeting?
Which produced nought but numbness from seating?Next time such arrivesHelp your brain to surviveWrite for OEDILF while wankers are bleating. The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form 28,000+ limericks and going strong. We are now working on all words beginning… Read More ›