• Bye bye Scott. As I blog, he’s jetting his way back home. The cost of his stay in Aus so far? Well, I bet the Lonely Planet Guide didn’t warn you to add $130 a day for your time in detention, your flight home and two extra tickets for the kind security personnel to accompany you there. Oh and don’t forget to add 10% gst to that.
• With the senate in a wash of blue, the sale of Telstra has been zipped through without debate. As for cowardly, cowardly custard Joyce. Did anyone think they could really trust a National MP to save the day?
• Mark Lathan has spat the dummy and written a book. The teaser in the press today promises lots of anti-Labour ranting (strangely, to date, Mark is still a paid up member of the party but I’d be guessing expulsion is just around the corner at this rate), quite a bit on how Kim really isn’t a nice man after all and what else? Who the hell cares? Get over it Mark.
• Something involving some blokes, bats and a ball has made some people in England very happy this week. Some others in Australia share the jubilation – SBS is back to normal programming.
A massage this afternoon. A sauna on the weekend. The joy of cooked versus raw vegetables tonight. Life aint too tough really.