McCain has chosen Alaska governor Sarah Palin as his running mate. I’ll let others do most of the commenting but here are a few pictures.
Archive for August, 2008
AUSTRALIA’S big cities are being urged to ban outer suburban housing estates to cut urban sprawl and be more like London and Rome.
The nation’s peak architectural body wants Australian cities to focus on boosting their inner and middle suburbs’ density rather than release land in outer areas, to become more sustainable.
3 beaten eggs,
500-600 grams ricotta cheese
1/4 cup chopped parsley
two sheets puff pastry
Yummy when hot but I like it cold too.
Bread and butter pudding
4 slices of cafe’ style fruit loaf toast bread (or 5-6 of the ordinary type)
2 tablespoons or so of butter
2 1/2 cups milk
1 small packet of Fosters’ Egg Custard
Butter the bread on both sides , then cut in fours and place in a greased oven proof dish. Mix the milk and egg custard in a mixing bowl until the powder is dissolved. Pour over the bread. Let the bread soak up the liquid for 30 minutes then bake at 180 degrees for 45 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
To those who say the Commonwealth has a responsibility to step in if state governments fail I say why? Ineffective state governments can be changed by voters at election time. If the feds bail out slack states then there is less likelihood of a change in government. Considering that all state governments are currently Labor maybe thats one of the real aims of this policy.
AUSTRALIA’S sexiest Hollywood export Sophie Monk has been criticised for being two-faced, after she was snapped with food from a KFC restaurant – a fast food chain she has bagged in the past as a vegetarian.
Celebrity gossip websites have reported seeing Monk walking out of a KFC in Hollywood, with photos that reveal her holding a take away drink and a bag filled with KFC fast food…
In an unusual move, Hillary Clinton’s staff is creating a 40-member “whip team” at the Denver Democratic convention to ensure that her supporters don’t engage in embarrassing anti-Obama demonstrations during the floor vote on her nomination, according to people familiar with the planning…..
“If people get down there on the floor and want to start blowing kazoos and making a scene, we want to make sure we’ve got people who stand in front of them with Obama signs,” said a person involved in the planning…
Our findings support the idea that bondage and discipline and sadomasochism (BDSM) is simply a sexual interest or subculture attractive to a minority,” Associate Professor Juliet Richters and her colleagues wrote in the Journal of Sexual Medicine……
In fact, men who take part may be happier, with results showing they score significantly lower on a scale of psychological distress than other men.
The researchers did not study why this was, but suspect it might simply be that they’re more in harmony with themselves because they’re into something unusual and are comfortable with that…..