Friday, 31 December 2010

National Snapshot

As the year draws to a close, the letters column at the Sydney Morning Herald reveals that:

1. We are a nation of mumblers:

2. Our former Prime Minister (or, possibly, his namesake) is keeping an eye on the way the current members of his old profession are spending their time and our money:

3. Our current Prime Minister is ruining her health with over-zealous vegetable preparation practices (to adopt her habitual windy [windy - fibre, fibre - windy, geddit, it's just the way I tell them really, isn't it?] turn of phrase):

4. Meanwhile the rest of us are stuffing possums with bananas (mumbling all the while):


  1. ha ha ... lovely summation of the year - or something - zmkc. Thanks for sharing.

  2. You might like to shake down your branches and send the occupants round for half a banana one evening.