In a world gone mad with political correctness and contrived offence-taking, this site is dedicated to fighting back.

Let’s rejoice in our diversity, poke fun at it when appropriate and mock those sad souls who seek regimentation for everyone to align with their views. Most of all, let’s laugh at life in all of its continuing craziness.

SHAKEN BUT NOT STIRRED

Recently Australian Opposition leader Anthony Albanese was reportedly shaken but otherwise OK after a motor accident, a classic case surely of shaken but not stirred.

EXPLAINING TRUMP

Thousands of books have already been written about Trump, the vast majority justifiably expressing abhorrence. There will be thousands to come, trying to explain how in the greatest economy and democracy in history, this disaster could have happened. I think it’s explicable.

BITCOIN INSANITY

The financial markets have never been more irrational. All sound traditional valuations are out the window in a classic tulip mania scenario.

HAS THE SAINTED ASHLEY BLUNDERED?

New Zealand is trailing almost the entire world in Covid vaccinations. The government justifies this on two grounds.

A TRIBUTE TO OLIVER HARTWICH

The Dept of Internal Affairs advises that once again Oliver has topped the list for the most popular new-born boy’s name. That’s eight years in a row now.