Entries by The Meddler

Gold Coast Police chopper – A wakeup call for us all

IS there anything better than watching the sun go down on a glorious autumn day while listening to the melodic sounds of the Gold Coast? Birds singing, kookaburras laughing … and the police chopper thundering overhead, destroying property values and scaring the crap out of paranoid, teenage dopers. Ok, maybe I am being a little […]

I don’t like you just because I LIKE you on Facebook

ONE of the most frustrating issues with Facebook is when you want to access some pages – like those belonging to political parties – you have to click ‘like’. You are then tormented by statements such as ‘Queensland Labor – You like this’. No I don’t. The Meddler has no particular feelings for the ALP […]

Bumpy ride for drivers on Bermuda street

I get the joke. In fact, I am starting to suspect the Council has left a certain stretch of road at Reedy Creek in its current state because of the laughs it provides local motorists. Think of it as a community service. Because the bottom end of Bermuda Street near the M1 is full of […]

For Sale – One slightly used cruise ship terminal plan

PSSST – wanna buy a slightly used cruise ship terminal plan? Well, have I got a deal for you. For a limited time only, I can throw in a museum, some lighthouses and Southbank-like parklands. No? Then what can I do to put you in this project today? Look, you’re killing me and the boss […]

I am not a drug addict – I just have a lot of headaches

I walked into a chemist the other day and politely requested some headache tablets. ‘What are they for,” asked the 12-year-old behind the counter, suspiciously. For a headache, I replied like a smartarse as she looked me up and down. “Have you had them before, how often do you take them and we will need […]