Month: August 2009

What’s in a name?

A woman close to me is getting married soon. And it occurred to me, she’ll have another big decision to make … Will she adopt her husband’s surname, after the big event? When I married back in the dark ages… Read More ›

To stand, or not to stand?

What is music concert etiquette? … last night I saw ‘The White Album’ concert. This seminal Beatles album was performed by a bunch [well, four] of talented Australian rockers, performing the entire album, with the backing of a killer band… Read More ›

Okay Kyle, I forgive you

Another Sunday night in August … .. another season of Australian Idol. This time around: the audition process didn’t appear so harsh. Did Channel 10 sanitise it, post the Kyle Sandilands debacle? There were fewer weird contestants – those ones… Read More ›

F**k you too!

Status updates … … they’re a touchy subject. Some people think status updates in social media are childish timewasters (the Twitter naysayers), others think they’re a valuable and fun way to keep our networks updated. I like them. But I… Read More ›

Art guilt

Right now, I could walk out my front door … … meander down a few blocks and hit a quaint little street in my neighbourhood that’s showcasing great local artists. I could ponder some brilliant paintings, examine funky handcrafted jewellery,… Read More ›

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