Tony Abbott said that the less said about the Bali Nine, the better. Of course, he is saying that AFTER he has already opened his own mouth, inserted both his feet and a few of his other political winner friends. He has already offended everyone in this case and made it worse with his comments. I suppose we should thank him for that, in that, we don’t need to say a thing more, no need for us to toy with perfection. Oh and in other news, he can eat an onion, skin and all, without shedding a tear. No Tony, unique talents get you into the circus, not people’s hearts. But thanks for coming out.
I once had to call a time out in one of the most crucial games for a girls team I was coaching. There was less than a minute left in the game and we were tied. The girls raced off the floor to get their instructions. In the middle of revealing my urgent master plan for us to win, one of the girls interrupted … “Mrs. Appleford?”
“Yes Jana?” I admit my voice was probably not warm and inviting. I had tried to ignore her without success. She was waving at me and dancing up and down as she bobbed in and around the other players trying to get in my direct line of view. Continue reading