it's been a dark weekend. on Sunday morning i spotted a local government employee sneaking about in Mount Pleasant spraying poison on any leaf that had the temerity to grow on public land.
land that is also part of the riparian zone of the River Torrens, the sad little stream used as an aqueduct to transport water pumped from the Murray into the Kangaroo Creek Dam that provides some of the water consumed by residents of Adelaide.
are they forgetting that the stuff will be washed off the sidewalk and into the cocktail?
and they wonder why cancer is on the rise.
the oceans to the north-west are being ruined by an uncontrollable oilwell spewing its contents from the sea bed - to which the Australian Government is responding by spraying 'chemicals' [probably detergent] from the air. meanwhile we've just signed a contract that will give the last of the natural gas to China [while Australia continues to burn brown coal]
this morning's mailbox has brought further fascinating tidbits. apparently some enterprising Japanese scientists have been extracting protein from poo. it's then mixed with a little soy and some beef flavouring and can be slapped into a bun as fast as you can say "i'm Hungry, Jack".
visit the fascinating folk at 'wurst & fleisch' to read the full and gruesome details
i'm surprised that this is something new...from the aromas that waft from Mc Donalds [an establishment i've always referred to as the Golden Buttocks] you'd think they'd been on to this idea for years.
thank you, waiter, i'll take the steamed spinach, please.