Monthly Archives: March 2011

Shiny Happy Coca-Cola

Got a giggle out of this piece of marketing fluff on the side of a bottle of Diet Coke this morning. “Listen closely and hear the happiness being unleashed when you open this bottle.” Sounds like a piece of the bad marketing english you’d find over at or on a Hello Kitty product. Funny.

On A Personal Note: NBN Concerns

It has come to my attention that my name appears in the blogroll of the site “NBN Concerns”. While it is somewhat flattering that people find my thoughts and discussions in regards to the National Broadband Network (NBN) valuable and/or interesting, I wish to clearly state for the record that I am in no way […]

The Sheep Is Dead – Long Live the Sheep

It is a common expression in this country that the foundation of our economy “rides on the back of the sheep”, referring to our long and proud agricultural history, with the “sheep’s back” statement particularly related to our wool industry. The National Broadband Network (NBN) has undoubtedly become one of the hottest politicial stories of […]

Who Gives the Coalition NBN Information?

On my way home from the office yesterday, I caught an extraordinary speech from the House of Representatives from Member for Macquarie, Louise Markus, in regards to a motion to have National Broadband Network (NBN) enabling legislation read in the house for a second time. Listening to her speech, I was repeatedly flabbergasted out just […]