Entries by Nyst Legal

How Sweet It Is

As a longtime lover of the ‘Sweet Science’, I felt a secret sense of satisfaction in watching the measured way in which Floyd “Money” Mayweather defeated the game and garrulous UFC world champion Conor McGregor on the weekend, with an emphatic TKO in the 10th round of their scheduled 12-round bout in Las Vegas Nevada. […]

Swings and roundabouts

It’s funny the way things seem to go on swings and roundabouts. In 1945 the troops returned from World War II celebrating victory over fascism and the arbitrary and excessive use of power by the State.

Sifting through the dross

In chaotic scenes outside the Melbourne court last week, Cardinal Pell was flanked by a dozen police who struggled to keep crowds and media at bay, as some onlookers hurled abuse and others held signs of support for the beleagured Cardinal.

Doli Incapax

Last week, in the WA Supreme Court, five young adults and one teenager were found guilty of his murder. But not all those allegedly involved in the incident actually went on trial. The youngest – just 11 years of age at the time – remains in legal limbo, awaiting his fate.

Feud

The aging former actress complains the series Feud unfairly frames her as a hypocrite who peddled idle gossip to further her ambitions, in stark contrast with her reputation for good manners, class and kindness. In days gone by Olivia de Havilland was one of the biggest stars in the golden age of Hollywood.