Author Archives: Deadmandrinking

Inaction Buses.

By 11 November 2008

As I said goodbye to Canberra and stepped off the bus into a new life in Melbourne, I noticed something…working public transport! I still can’t believe how good it is! The buses actually come, for one…
This came after a good few-week stretch of disappointment after disappointment with ACTION. It started at Hawker shops, where I [...]

Woman held for over 4 days in Bushland.

By 19 July 2008

ABC news has a rather scary story about a 26 year old man nicked in Giralang for holding an 18 year old for over 4 days.
Usually, I’m not a fan of tough sentencing, but in this case, I hope this guy gets a long, long stay in the Molonglo hotel.

Life to be more difficult for smokers.

By 15 February 2008

Just when you thought they were done making an honest smoker’s pub-going experience more difficult, the ACT government has decided they want to tighten restrictions on smoking at licensed venues.
“The ACT Government’s proposal for tighter restrictions on smoking at licensed venues has divided Canberra’s hospitality industry.
Licensed Clubs support the idea of smokers only being allowed [...]

Queanbo High is not bad, says Queanbo parents.

By 27 December 2007

It’s not, they swear.
In other news, a man dies after a punch-up in Lochiel Street, Karabar. 25 year old Mark Thompson has been charged with manslaughter following the death of his 21 year old friend.
Whilst you can’t really connect the two stories other than by location, it was amusing to see the Sunday [...]

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