Month: September 2011


What is the commentary this morning on tabloid telly? It’s all asking whether we should stop activist judges being silly softies instead of whether we should stop our prisons being rape factories.

It must have ridden up with wear

Outraged opposition MPs debated the merits of At Home With Julia in a party room meeting today, with Nationals MP John Forrest urging the return of tasteful comedy shows such as the 1970s series Are You Being Served?.

BFTP: Hyphenating – who goes first?

…what is seen as usual – the woman’s name first, the man’s name last. This has become so customary that when my husband and I chose to hyphenate our surnames for the kids with his name first and my name last it was considered odd.

Otterday! And Open Thread.

Today’s thoughtful otter comes via motoshi ohmori on flickr.
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? […] Commiserations, felicitations, temptations, contemplations, speculations?