Monthly Archives: October 2013

A very pitiable Gina

The Age today tells us about how pitiable poor Gina Rinehart is. The world’s richest woman with an estimated net worth exceeding $22 Billion AU is such a poor dear, and is apparently a terrible victim of infighting between herself and her children. Her lawyer described this tragic state she’s in as follows: “She is… Read More »

Don’t mention the war!

There’s a classically regarded cringe-worthy moment in the British TV show, Fawlty Towers where the manic Basil Fawlty deals with having German guests staying at the hotel. Basil descends into an absolute panic that someone will mention the war, and of course in doing so becomes the prime offender – by a country mile. I’m always reminded… Read More »