In this holiday vacuum when Oz lays back, relaxes and things are allowed to slip, quietly, under the radar, to catch the holidaying voter by surprise when they awake from their post revelry slumber and step back on to the treadmill of work, taxes and not quite so good news, it seemed only wise, to do a trilogical reprise, and complete the reminisce of 2013 with a bit of pillocking, before moving on to more current occurrences in this Year of the Horse.
So, with a quick reminder. Pillock: (noun, UK, mildly pejorative, slang) a stupid or annoying person; simpleton; fool. Etymology – the orgin of pillock is believed to go back to the 16th century meaning penis from the Norwegian word pillicock, presumably akin to the slang dickhead,meaning inept fool. (Source: Wiktionary). NB: I didn’t make the association, Wiktionary did!!
So here’s a pick of the better one’s, in no particular order except the last one – the favourite! There’s this;
And then this;
The one on flight or fight over reason;
Just a tad of fibbery;
And letting the Australian housewife know exactly where they stand;
Just one more view of the female of the species;
An acknowledgement of the overall equality question;
Overlaid with a solid grasp of world economics;
Another bit of insight into the ‘women thing’;
Followed by a bit of insight into the disability question;
Another on humanity
Once more into the economic breech dear friends;
A little bit of white, colonialist supremacy (and a taste of things to come perhaps?);
And finally, a lot of buck stops already. Whatever it takes to make a buck I guess;
All that led to thoughts that; ‘there may be a book in this’, and sure enough, there was;
Postscript: All characters appearing in this work are entirely, and amazingly, fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living, dead or in a zombie like state, is purely coincidental with an exceptionally high probability of being the construct of a deluded mind trying to grasp the true meaning of the political unreality of Australian politics, al la NO Coalition! We can only gaze upon such greatness with wonderment!