Month: June 2006

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 ›

Best wishes for Barista

David Tiley of Barista is recovering from surgery. There were apparently some minor complications and his stay will be longer than expected, so his break from blogging will also be extended. Drop by his blog and say something nice, eh?… Read More ›

Some Current Carnivals

Science Writing: Tangled Bank #54 at Get Busy Livin’ or Get Busy Bloggin’. The Carnival of Feminists: The 16th Carnival is now up on Welcome to the Nut House. Fifth Radical Women of Colour Carnival at Fabulosa Mujer Carnival of… Read More ›