Police Priorities

“A driver who flipped the bird at a traffic camera is about to be a jailbird. A court in England has sentenced Timothy Hill, 67, to eight months in prison after he was caught using an illegal laser jammer to avoid speeding tickets.” OK, Timothy Hill is an idiot. And probably not a very nice …

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Aflie Evans, Alder Hey Hospital, and Socialised Medicine

“Britain’s Court of Appeal on Wednesday rejected a new bid by the parents of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans to take him to Italy and continue his life support against the wishes of his doctors and judges. Doctors say the 23-month-old boy suffers from a degenerative neurological condition that has left him in a “semi-vegetative …

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Life

Gary Larsen is one of the greatest cartoonists ever. What a pity he actually retired when he said he was going to! I am hoping I may have a the same privilege sometime in the next five years. Life. It’s not really like that, thought it sometimes seems so. Julian of Norwich had it better, …

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American River

American River, South Australia: there is something wonderful about living in a community where the most exciting thing that happens all week, the front page news story, is ten people wanting to save an old tree. We have a lot to be thankful for. And then there is that great little American River Post Office …

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