Monthly Archives: May 2009

You’ve got to be kidding

Sometimes I laugh at the names people give their children. Sometimes I want to weep. Sometimes I think, “Poor kid.” But it never, ever crossed my mind to have the government approve baby names. Germany takes a highly regimented approach … Continue reading

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CBD Metro – now worst idea ever?

It’s almost too easy to poke fun at the idiotic idea of spending billions of dollars to build an underground metro from Central to Rozelle – that corridor is well served for public transport, the money could be better spent … Continue reading

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Letter of the week

I’m an aficionado of the Sydney Morning Herald’s letters to the editor, visiting every day, and today I found an example of that rare breed – an incisive, humorous and wonderfully cutting one-liner: I wonder if the Pope thinks face … Continue reading

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