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Phenomenal women

Celebration of the fairer sex took place in Newtown this past weekend and boy was there a feast for the ears and eyes! The Newtown…

Housebreaking: Our Biggest Fear

In a recent survey by the National Prosecuting Authority, it turned out that housebreaking was the crime that most people feared. The reason being that…

Of Aussies, booze and handbags

Ah, so those Aussies are at it again. With the Rugby World Cup just around the corner, Matt Dunning and Lote Tuqiri have managed to…

Web 3.0: It just had to happen

It just had to happen. Someone had to “define” Web 3.0. And it wasn’t just an ordinary someone. It happened to be Eric Schmidt the…

Google News to accept comments

Ars technica has reported that Google news will be accepting comments from users. This is sure to fire up the already-simmering relationship between the big…

Blogging…

When I started blogging about 6 months ago, I never realised that it would take over my life.

Spy shots of the Mercedes SL AMG

Mercedes has decided to let the current SL prowl the streets for another couple of years before the all new SL debuts. The SL range…

The upside of an unfree press

Like the charred oak of a toasted wine barrel, an acute struggle for liberty imparts rich vitality to an oppressed media. The all-enveloping mix of peace and violence, calm and trauma, relief and fear, elation and despair creates in reporters a sense of history, and of the role and responsibility they have in its unfolding.

So, are the fatties fair game as subjects of humour?

Anyone who has bothered to read my collection of satirical pieces entitled, ‘Some of my best friends are white’ [cough*go-out-and-buy-it*cough] might have been picked up…