Puzzle Corner answer

As several people worked out or guessed Melbourne’s skateboarding rhino signs are to remind pedestrians to watch out for trams, though since most of the trams weigh well over 20 tonnes a rhino on a skateboard would be a hell…

Puzzle Corner

A bit busy for proper blogging so just out of curiosity I thought I’d ask both my readers (hi Mum) what they think this sign, which has recently begun appearing around Melbourne, might mean. Okay, I admit that I have…

‘Women And Minorities Hardest Hit!’

No, really: Moves to impose an annual limit on benefit payments to the unemployed will affect single mothers and ethnic minorities hardest, the Government’s own analysis of the controversial policy has concluded. And a resounding ‘So what?!’ is hollered back……

Good Fences Make Good Neighbours..?

A Rossendale primary school has become the subject of a public inquiry five years after blocking off its playing fields which were used as a village green. Wow, imaging the OUTRAGE! from the usual suspects if a local businessman had…

Your Euros–The notes not to take home!

Usually around this time of year, during the holiday season, I remind my Ironies Too readers, (where this post first appeared,) of the serial numbers of the Euro notes it is probably best not to take home. Many believe that…

You Really Shouldn’t Be Surprised…

The Christian electrician who won the right to display a palm cross in his work van has been suspended from his job, it emerged last night. Oh..? After a public outcry over the case, he won an agreement with his…

The freedom to be what we are.

The term nationalist particularly in reference to England has a very bad press with football fans, the BNP or the EDL and others describing themselves as nationalists, (though in the case of the EDL they tend to describe themselves as…

We are sheep led astray?

“Democracy’s a very fragile thing. You have to take care of democracy. As soon as you stop being responsible to it and allow it to turn into scare tactics, it’s no longer democracy, is it? It’s something else. It may…

Nudge and Organ Donation (Cross Post)

We are back to that bugbear, organ donation. From tomorrow if you are applying for a new or replacement driving licence, you have to answer a compulsory question regarding organ donation. The idea isn’t new. There was a question on the…