Day: 2007-12-04

Daria and other rebels

In comments to Lauredhel’s post about the princessification of Dora the Explorer, Helen and I have been discussing other animated girl characters whom we enjoy. We’re both fans of Daria, whom Helen epitomises beautifully as “dry as dust”. Daria is enduring high school until she can get away to further studies outside her conformist suburban community.

Kyoto around the traps

[image source] Kevin Rudd’s first move as Prime Minister was to ratify Kyoto. It’s ten years late, but we’re there. Here’s a roundup of reactions in the blogworld so far. strangedave: It was a bit churlish of Australia really, to… Read More ›