Entries by The Meddler

Are we Stuckey in the Sydney bubble?

USUALLY we feel a little angry at the money spent on expensive tourism campaigns that ignore the Gold Coast in a futile attempt to promote other less excellent parts of Queensland. But the latest marketing campaign is all Brisbane’s. Yep, we don’t want anything to do with it. Currumbin MP and Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey […]

With fans like these who needs enemies?

FOR a couple of hundred thousand dollars I am willing to conduct a brisk inquiry into the Titan’s poor performance and hand down my insightful findings ASAP. No need to employ expensive ‘experts’ to launch sweeping reviews. I am quite happy to do it for a bargain price. Right, the inquiry has concluded. My findings […]

The master has spoken

Freudian slip: an error in speech that is interpreted as occurring due to the interference of an unconscioussubdued wish or train of thought. I always enjoy a good slip of the tongue. It often says a lot about the slipper and what he thinks about the slippee. During a farcical budget estimates hearing on Tuesday, Premier Campbell […]

Why we are stuck with crap reality stars and dud politicians

LAST night I had an epiphany. As I was watching The Voice and shaking my head in disbelief at the singers the viewers had chosen to go through to the final, I realised these same people vote for our politicians. This is a problem. Actually, there are two problems – one being that I was […]

Boral could still dig itself out of a hole

THE battle has been won but the war is not over. The mighty Gold Coast warriors who have so far managed to stave off the invasion of Boral at Reedy Creek can celebrate but only briefly. The council’s decision to side with residents and the Stop the Quarry action group last week is a win. […]