A Philippine journalist criticising road traffic complains about exhaust … from tobacco smokers! One of the collateral effects of the anti-tobacco agenda is that real problems are deflected from public view while smoking takes center stage as the scapegoat for every evil. Columnist Elio Gagliano, MD, responds wittily to a bonehead at the link below.
Crack. Fizz. Gulp. Ahhhhhh. Is there a drinking experience more classically Australian than ripping the ring-pull off a beer? "The visceral pleasure from that first crack of a beer can is identical to popping a champagne cork," says wine and drinks writer Mike Bennie. "There's also huge appeal in the tinnie's nostalgia factor."