There have always been women willing to capitalise on their nubility. There have always been other women who resent those women getting attention because of their sex appeal. My observations on the SKY News program Heads Up about the feminist movement and changes to the Miss America pageant drew some comment. Swimsuit and evening gown … Continue reading American Beauty
I was helping my father dig a post hole in the hot Queensland sun when – out of a clear blue sky as they say – he said “You probably think it’s great to kill a man. Well, it’s not”. Not what I was thinking, Dad. I was actually wondering why we were digging a … Continue reading Warrior women?
Many years ago, in response to questions about public money being used to finance Movies which did not fare well at the Box Office, then Premier Neville Wran said that in future government should only invest taxpayer money in films which were guaranteed to be financial successes. This provoked a good deal of eye rolling … Continue reading Flops, fantasies and New South Wales Premiers
Anthony Albanese is at risk of losing his ‘man of the people’ persona. He wants two – count them, two – referendums on symbolic issues: the republic and indigenous constitutional recognition. His claim is this will create a national “platform of unity” and end divisions over the date of Australia Day. The real daily double … Continue reading Let’s have a referendum on whether we want any more referendums!