Category: Satire

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Principal Abbott: Good education starts today

First published by The Hoopla, 15 February 2015 The Hoopla has an exclusive: this year’s commencement address from Tony Abbott, principal of Capital Hill High, Canberra. “Welcome parents and students. Firstly, let me apologise for the lack of seats. Our school has a terrible deficit after the waste and chaos of its previous two principals, Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd. We had to sell most of … Read More Principal Abbott: Good education starts today

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From earth mother to daddy cool, playground tribes don’t have to be a bugbear

First published by the Sydney Morning Herald, 29 January 2014 Dear Parent, We’re looking forward to your child joining us this year. Enclosed are our facility’s policies and procedures, and this handy guide to other parents you’ll meet in the playground. Tribe: The Helicopter Fleet Traditional costume: Daypack for bandaids, tissues, snacks. More bandaids. Traditional greeting: “Just a second – I think my kid is … Read More From earth mother to daddy cool, playground tribes don’t have to be a bugbear

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