Category Archives: rants

Grow up, America, the world is not impressed

Four people have been killed in a one-man shooting spree in the US state of New York. I’m sure it’s of great consolation to their families to know that they were not the victims of a massacre. Earlier this year, … Continue reading

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Woe is meek

In the Book of Ecclesiastes, it says… that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of … Continue reading

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Computer chaos – the new road rage

I’ve just spent an entire day (Saturday, of course) stuffing up my computer, panicking, doing serious damage to my blood pressure, panicking, having a nervous breakdown, and finally weaselling enough access to find a way of restoring it to the … Continue reading

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Political playtime

Why can’t pollies behave themselves? Or is that hopelessly idealistic? See, I was brought up in the belief that privilege entails responsibility: that if you get the goodies that go with rank, status, trust and probably a certain amount of power … Continue reading

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