… a brick through the window of every store carrying these dolls, the ads for which have only just crossed my radar. Yup, a major toy manufacturer is now officially sexualising infant girls.Apparently some folks in the US have been… Read More ›
Seagullsicle! Pelican-bonbon! Albatross!
Coming soon to Harrods of Knightsbridge, get your bleedin’ seabird-flavoured memories of the People’s Princess and her doomed lover! ALBATROSS!! Di, Dodi and a huge honking bird. Mohammed al-Fayed is one hell of a tasteful dude. Hat tip to Limbic… Read More ›
My boychild just went off to his Year 6 Farewell Formal i.e. the boys wear a collared smart casual shirt (this is Oztraya after all), and the girls wear heels, makeup, buy a new dress and have their hair done… Read More ›
Yesterday was really hot.
39 degrees Celsius in the shade at 6pm hot. Bringing the kids home from school we had the great debate about personal cooling systems. Boychild thought a system of flexible piping wrapped around the body with cool water circulating would… Read More ›
Generalising about generalisations
Question from my lovely son: LS: What do people mean when they say you can never have enough of a good thing, and then someone else says yes you can?Me: [attempt to explain generalisations, and on the above use the… Read More ›