RIP Tim Brooke-Taylor

The Goodies represent to me a chunk of my late childhood, early adolescence. We came across it accidentally and laughed all the way through (I think it was the episode with the giant kitten: Kitten Kong, broadcast as a special on Channel 2 / ABC, so it was after 1972), and we were delighted a […]

Smuggling

In Australia the ABC is reporting, as though it is an outrageous discovery, that Australia Post is unable to screen for drugs and explosives in the post. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation made this purported scoop by writing to Australia Post under Freedom of Information legislation. The problem is, they wrote to the wrong people. They […]