Monthly Archives: September 2011

Community still tight

It’s very rare these days that people leave me gobsmacked. But last week you did. You know exactly who you are. You’re the ones who banded together to help out a northern beaches mum and her disabled twins. You’re the … Continue reading

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Evil murderer Crump deserves no compassion

I’ll never forget the day more than 35 years ago when Elouise Morse arrived at my school. It was memorable, not only because she was starting mid-term, but because she wore a non-regulation white scarf. She told me her mother … Continue reading

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Cereal police have no place in the home

Aaaah, so it’s that damn monkey’s fault. You know the one I mean? That cheeky little primate who has swung around the packs of Coco¬†Pops for nearly half a century screeching “Just like a chocolate milkshake only crunchy!” Apparently he’s … Continue reading

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Breaking up (with friends) isn’t easy I know

I spoke with friends the other day who brought up an interesting conundrum. When do you strike out someone from your life? And how do you do it? I’m talking about the people you really don’t want to see any … Continue reading

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Badly behaved kids are never cute!

Newsflash! Not all people think your children are as cute and as adorable as you do. I know this is going to come as a shock, but some people think your children are a pain in the neck. And you … Continue reading

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Parents! Take control.

Here’s an idea. Let’s not let our children play outside. Let’s not let them ride their bikes, their scooters, and heaven forbid, their skateboards. Don’t let them them climb trees, nor run in the playground, it’s all too dangerous. Oh, … Continue reading

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