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Archive for April, 2009

Prostating himself

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

Veteran journo and journalism teacher Jim Tucker has a blog about his experiences battling prostate cancer.
It’s in a good cause: encouraging blokes to get their doctors to poke them up the bum from time to time to check for cancer. It’s an interesting and worthy use of a blog (he’s got a more conventional one […]

Disappointing commentary

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

When a batsman gets out, I think most of us can figure out how he’s feeling. Do we really need to be told, almost every single time, “he’ll be disappointed with that”?
Oh, and when did “average” and “ordinary” become synonyms for “awful”?

“Stop the romp”

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

The beautiful and talented Claudia Geiringer debuts in the blogosphere with a plea to the Nats to take seriously their own Attorney-General’s legal advice about Bill of Rights problems with their legislation - and not railroad their dodgy bills through Parliament without allowing a decent chance to debate them.
[Update: Dean Knight weighs in here, making […]