Category: My latest rant

Sometimes I just need to rant. Be afraid, you are my captive audience.

What’s the buzz? Vuvuzela

I actually watched about 3 minutes of a soccer game last night and can now understand why everyone’s gettingtheir knickers in a knot over those weird horn things that the South African fans are blowing at the World Cup. I…

Sign-stealing morons caught

The sign stolen from Auschwitz has been recovered and it seems that it wasn’t Neo Nazis after all, it was just a bunch of thieves who stole it to sell for a quick buck.  The sign, and where it stands,…

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

It’s that time of the year again, when little kids and retailers get excited. And it would appear it’s the time of the year Santa has his prostate check, if this photo is any indication. But I digress. It’s December,…

Must try harder

I’m disappointed. According to Transparency International, New Zealand is the least corrupt nation in the world. Damn. Using its swish-sounding “Corruption Perceptions Index for 2009″, Transparency International says the three MOST corrupt nations are Somalia, Afghanistan and Myanmar. Our neighbours…

MetService, getting it wrong since forever

Okay, so I know I’ve been whinging about the state of the weather here over the past couple of days, what with the thunder, lightning, rain and blustery winds. However, I figured I was entitled to a whinge with all…

Ripped from the (old) headlines

What is it with all the anti-news stories about lately? I thought news stories were meant to inform us, to educate and offer us fresh facts and opinions.  I can sort of forgive “Words can ease pain, I swear” from…