Both tigtog and I have little more than an eyeroll in response to Harradine-mentored Catholic-right NSW Labor MP Greg Donnelly’s remarks in Parliament. While Parliament tried to debate a motion about International Women’s Day, Mr Donnelly chose to take the… Read More ›
All the taxis were engaged. I walked a bit further, and saw a woman also trying to flag down taxis. She had suitcases, and looked a lot more agitated than I felt.
Concord Hospital in Sydney has admitted that they did neglect an elderly, ill man, and the New South Wales government is once again feeling the heat over healthcare standards. Cut with WARNING, for horrific negligence-inflicted injury to a person with… Read More ›
I was stuck in traffic without mine, enjoying this dramatic sunset but itching for a lens. The light was glorious.
The SMH put together a gallery of sunset shots around the beaches and the harbour, and it’s pretty cool:
Taken this morning immediately following the station drop-off run.
I’m going out to see shows on Saturday night and Sunday arvo. The Sunday arvo shows were the ones I recommended earlier, but if anyone’s up for a Saturday night show you’re more than welcome to join me.
And today’s doucheplonker of FAIL award goes to… this Sydney Morning Herald reporter, who managed to write this entire article without once mentioning the word “rape” or “assault”. Instead, she repeatedly labelled these violent gang rapes “sex”.
This fairly blunt profile of Caroline Chisholm presents her as an impressive but uncomfortable woman due to her uncompromising standards, and came as a bit of an eye-opener to me in terms of sanitised school history: the fact that the young immigrant underclass women that she was training had been lured to the Australian colonies where they were left to fend for themselves and would have no options other than prostitution or crime to earn a living was very heavily glossed over