Yesterday, as I learned while driving along Burke Road listening to PM, Lara Giddings had just replaced David Bartlett as Tasmanian premier, and DID A JOURNALIST IN THE PRESS CONFERENCE JUST ASK THIS QUESTION? OH YES SHE BLOODY WELL DID…. Read More ›
Month: January 2011
Because I’m pretty sure I’ve already won our game of bingo.
Yes, Andrew: a pdf labelled ‘Chapter 4’ is never ever going to be the “whole report” now, is it? So perhaps your pronouncement that “not once did it mention floods” was rather courageous (in the Sir Humphrey sense) on your part.
Items of interest come across recently in my feed-reader – an even broader mix than usual this time around. What did I miss? Leave your own interesting links in comments.
Some newcomers to Hoyden may have received the impression, over the past few weeks, that I think otters are cute little cuddly furry things. Nothing could be further from the truth. Vicious little weasels, the lot of them, and I love them for it. Here’s a video of otters showing a crocodile just who’s in charge.
Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires.
Pippi is everything I wanted to be as a child but didn’t know how – outrageous, loud, anti-authoritarian, strong, free-spirited, messy, generous, powerful, and brutally honest. She is self-sufficient, thinks “ladylike” is a loud of hooey, and is an efficient dispenser of justice to bullies. Her shoes are too big, her clothes are a mess, she can lift a horse over her head, and nobody knows what to do with her. What’s not to like?
You readers who frequent here, I need your help. My friend and her husband are immigrants and they are raising their Australian-born children here. My friend is open-hearted but after almost a decade of living here she has reached a… Read More ›
I thought Venus Williams was here to play tennis.