So in Rupert’s world, if you are famous and popular enough to make oodles of money for people like him, then you should be allowed to punch people and everybody else should just shrug and move on.
So, the whole #teamelan vs #teamdianne thing that’s been keeping a large segment of the twitterverse, bookface and the blogosphere hatertained this weekend?
Prime Minister Gillard’s looks would be irrelevant except that everything about her, including her appearance, has been represented in the media in such an incredibly hostile manner that you’ll be genuinely taken aback when you meet her. And it’s depressing, as a woman, to see this for yourself – the contrast between the Prime Minister as she appears, in person, and how you think she looks based on her appearance in the media.
A 2009 post from Mary (almost exactly three years ago) is getting a lot of hits today, and I’m deducing that it’s because of searching on St Johns college at the University of Sydney due to this SMH story: Culture of anarchy at a college in crisis.
A clear message on bullying clouded by bad behaviour.
I’ve long made pained expressions whenever I hear that “high school is the best years of your life” pablum expressed, and I was one of those people who did actually have a pretty good time at high school…I know now how lucky I was. After high school, LIFE GETS BETTER.
[TW for violently abusive language towards a woman] For those who haven’t come across this story, it starts when a man and a woman in New York came across each other on the OKCupid dating website and went out twice, were each less than enthralled with the other, and moved on. So far, so ordinary.
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed-reader. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments.
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments. (Bit of a big one, so links are behind the cut!
What’s grinding my gears today: WA Today: Poor parenting alarms schools Education Minister Julia Gillard has acknowledged that poor parenting is placing a heavy burden on schools and has promised principals she will give them more support to tackle violence,… Read More ›