Month: October 2010

Trick or Treat

Having spent a couple of weeks overseas I’ve obviously fallen off the distribution list. Or maybe it’s because I’m no longer on Facebook. Whatever the...

Saturday Routine

Hey, guess what? Tina Arena has been spotted eating meatballs at IKEA at Rhodes in Sydney. Although I’ve always been a fan of Tina, I’m...

End Of The Week

As I walked through McElhone Place, Surry Hills this afternoon, the first thing I noticed was the smell of jasmine. It’s one of the great...

Heckler Hell

When thirty-something Kelly came up and asked if she could have the spare seats at our table, my mate and I looked at each and...

More Sex from Sweden

I mentioned yesterday a really interesting podcast I’d listened to about the history of sex education in Sweden and Australia. The program discussed different attitudes...

History, Sex and Sweden

I listened to a really fantastic podcast tonight from Radio National’s Hindsight: a podcast which concerned three of my favourite subjects: history, Sweden and sex....

Jättebra

My mailbox was full and so was my inbox. As I waded through two weeks of correspondence at work today, I was pleased to see...

Joan Rivers – A Piece Of Work

Although not exactly packed to the rafters, the smaller upstairs screening room at the Chauvel Cinema was reasonably full at today’s screening of the film,...

Watching The Bill

Since arriving home from China I’ve barely left the house. First, there was the jet-lag, and then a general malaise. I’ve been to the supermarket...

Coming through Customs

Customs at Sydney Airport this morning was an absolute nightmare. Although my baggage came off reasonably quickly, there were still delays. I have one of...