Not Holding The Hose, Not Writing The Story

Scott Morrison, despite his best efforts at branding himself as the ‘daggy dad’ with the adorable nickname (self-chosen, mind you) of Scomo, hasn’t ever really lived up to his poorly fitted projection of himself. At best he’s come across as the dad that crashes kites, hides from Mum when there’s chores to be done, and … Read more

Brace Yourselves, It’s Still Coming

Doom and gloom are cheap ways to fill blog pages, I know. In between feeling doomful gloomful panic the last six months while the Saga Of The New Landlord played out, I tried to write a few upbeat posts, and failed. And now I’m going to write another gloomful doomful post, damnit. World Political Situation: … Read more

Why Waste Food Like This?

Since the start of the pandemic we’ve had a chance to prove what utter asshats we can be. We’ve also proved that NOT being an asshat is possible. Take it away, Ted! Toilet paper – it was the thing that proved human asshattery knows few limits, almost a year ago now. People proved the Politics … Read more

New: Linkdumps

I’ve started a new thing, just an idea but I may keep it up. I read a LOT during the average month, and most of it doesn’t make it to this site as articles. But I save links that are too interesting to lose sight of but I’m not wanting to turn into articles. I’ll … Read more

Tears Of Joy

It’s been a long time for Melburnians – and First Dog nailed it. I think he could have done it all with just one panel of the strip. See The Strip On The Guardian This one panel captures the feeling perfectly I think

Throwing Figures Around

So this happened, someone who’s chafing under the totalitarian yoke of having to wear a mask, not spread COVID-19 far and wide, and keep their fellow humans safe, mentioned that “COVID-19 – it’s just a flu” and I think she personally won’t be our cleaner any more. I’ll call her Karen, for no reason. . … Read more