Saturday, 28 April 2012


If only I could counter my trepidation with a bit of 'intrepidation', I might manage to get myself to the dentist one of these days:

Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Comma Overboard

I was under the impression that Anzac Day is more keenly observed than ever, but this tweet today from Martin Place in Sydney suggests the public is growing bored of the whole thing:

"Kylie Simmonds ‏ @Kylie_Simmonds Close

People stopping taking time to look at wreaths . Lest we forget @ABCNews24 #ANZAC2012 #AnzacDay2012"

Or possibly a comma is needed between stopping and taking time?

Monday, 16 April 2012

Cambridge, Massachusetts

You know you're near a really good university, when you see this kind of protest in the street:

"Use proper grammar". Not a very familiar phrase in Canberra, more's the pity.