Month: June 2008

I saw a great need

Maybe it’s only because I’m full of the flu and curmudgeonly as hell today, but the inevitable angel-washing after the latest celebrity cancer death is pissing me off. She was, apparently, brave (i.e. uncomplaining). You know, I’m sure she was,… Read More ›

The Senate’s Wild Bunch?

Wild cards I can see. Someone at The Age needs to be dosing on fewer films by Peckinpah and more British dramas about politics instead. Anyway, come August the Rudd government will need 7 out of the 8 people below… Read More ›

Sunday garden post

It’s a beautiful day! Here are a few photos of the garden. Some are “first new growth” shots, some are “before” shots. One kangaroo paw wants to flower. (Yay!) You can see the chilli varieties in the background waiting to… Read More ›


Today’s baby small-clawed otter was snapped in April at Tacoma’s Point Defiance zoo by “How I See The World Around Me” at flickr. This photo is just begging to be captioned.