Day: 2006-06-16

Civil unions and same-sex entitlements

So, for the moment, the ACT’s civil unions legislation lies in tatters on the Federal Parliament floor. The conflict between socially conservative ideals about marriage and politically conservative ideals about states’ rights* to self-government led to such a tight vote… Read More ›

It ain’t necessarily so

Yesterday I spent half the day wondering whether I really needed to go to the dentist about that disturbing cracking sound and brief shooting pain I experienced when taking an inoffensive bite from a Rich Tea biscuit. When I realised… Read More ›