Brendan, I am behind you 100% on this one. And Bronwyn Bishop, you really are a silly, silly sausage, and not for the first time either. Why on earth do you want to make “martyrs” of girls in head scarves? What’s different about Orthodox Jewish boys in kippahs, or Sikh boys in turbans? We have both at The Mine, and girls next door in scarves. No-one worries about it. The clash of civilisation does not break out. It’s not an act of defiance because it is allowed. The school uniform is not breached by these religious exceptions, even though God knows why we have these stupid archaic uniform rules in the first place. Read the rest of this entry »
Daily Archives: August 28, 2005
Lunch today with Sirdan and Lord Malcolm at the Captain Cook Hotel. Steaks: $7 each. Delicious. Sirdan finished off with tiramisu.
They went off to The Oxford, while I went home via a coffee and apple slice at Johnnie’s Fish Cafe, perhaps postponed from lunch earlier in the week with The Rabbit and friend.
Next weekend the plan is to try the new fish cafe in Chalmers Street Redfern.