[image credit: news.com.au, capped by me.] So shock-jock Kyle Sandilands is a complete pillock. We all know that. He’s always been a pillock, he’s not funny, he’s a bigoted, nasty little twit. Sadly, he’s also a judge on Australian Idol,… Read More ›
Month: September 2007
Calling for votes
Anyone want some more Ladies’ Handbook of Home Treatment? The choices are here. Requests made previously have included: Margie in Austin, Texas: “The Change of Life, or Menopause”. Callie & kristi: “Sex Physiology and Hygiene” PortlyDyke: “On The Threshold of… Read More ›
Things not to do.
I just remembered something that really, really pissed me off over four years ago, and that I never really complained properly about at the time. I was a subject in a breastfeeding research lab for about a year, in a… Read More ›
Babies, body fluids and the “bizarre”
[image from the Daily Mail] Mostly, I just wanted to blog this story because I love this photo. Nadia is on the left. But there is stuff to say, too. Melissa at Shakesville has been blogging about the way in… Read More ›
Sunday Picblogging: Blech, Bling and Bahaha
Spotted in a Cotton On Kids store last week by intrepid reporter baroquestar: three children’s T-shirts, aimed at girls from toddler size. The slogans? “My Daddy Loves Beer More Than Me”, “Future Footballer’s Wife” and “Lock Up Your Sons”. [note:… Read More ›
MEMO To: All writers/editors/narrators of nature programs From: Science Fangs/claws/cool-animal-feature-of-the-day etc. are not “designed”. Or “engineered”. They are adaptations. Pillocks.
Not safe, not well, not unhurt, NOT SEX
[emphases are mine] [cut for child rape triggers]
The preschooler speaks.
Over dinner, we were talking about the school uniform at the lad’s new school – the one he’ll be transferring to when we move. “It’s blue pants and a golden shirt”, he told Daddy, having observed the kids wearing this… Read More ›
Mostly Feminist Reader: Commonsense edition
NY Times: “In Reversal, Student Is Given Extra Exam Time to Pump Breast Milk”: Sophie Currier, who was refused appropriate accommodations to pump breastmilk for her young daughter while sitting her medical Board exams, has had the ruling overturned on… Read More ›
Friday Hoydens: xkcd’s EMP Cannon squad
Source: xkcd, of course