Month: November 2008

Saturday Craft: A frog habitat

Twitterers will know that yesterday I became rather curious about the KER-CHUNK! KER-CHUNK! noises coming for a prolonged time from the living room. I yelled “What’s happening up there?” and the Lad yelled back “I’m making a frog habitat!” In… Read More ›

Otterday! And Open Thread.

Kissing baby otters. Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening in your life? Anything you want to get off your chest? Reading a great book? Anything in the… Read More ›

Risk: “Man Up”

Classic game Risk has manned up. Yes, laydeez, you’re no longer welcome. Nor are you girly-boys, either. Sociological Images has the scoop. Yes, it’s by Hasbro, home of slagpiles of Disney Princess paraphernalia, My Little Pony, Baby Alive, Littlest Pet… Read More ›

More power to Commissioner Garling

NSW Health IT in disarray SPECIAL commissioner Peter Garling has prescribed a massive dose of IT to fix NSW’s troubled public hospitals, and recommended a watchdog oversee e-health. He has demanded the provision of critical infrastructure, hospital and community information… Read More ›

WARNING: “disability theme”

A new UK film, “Special People”, has had a special warning slapped on it by the film classification board. The film, which casts actors with disabilities in a comedy about film-making, continues to carry the warning, because the Board only… Read More ›