Gems From Today’s The Age

Clearly The Age have given up on proof reading altogether… “Gangland daughter Katie Peirce found dead“: Mr Ser, an outreach worker with the Father Bob Maguire Foundation, told The Age in the statement that rumours of the overdose “are yet to be made official”. He said the family were dismayed at the rumours “as it ...

Lost Email

One of the downsides to having got in on Gmail early enough to get my real name as my username is that as time goes by I seem to be collecting more and more messages intended for other Matt Armstrongs who weren’t so lucky. It’s not spam, as such, but real messages from real people ...

Plus Ca Change…

I’ve never quite understood the logic behind rail privatisation. Privatisation in general I semi get. You take some service that was previously provided by a single organisation–the state–and sell it off, thus generating a nice cash windfall for the government and in a handy bi-product you open that service up to competition, which should theoretically ...