Christopher Snowdon reports on some of the latest raging and frothing of the antismoker movement. Our regular readers are familiar with ongoing efforts of Health Fascists to vilify smokers absolutely. If smokers’ presence cannot be tolerated, when they are smoking and when they are not, if the presence of a smoker in the past goes on killing into the future, then what must the future of smokers be? The antismokers are preparing their Final Solution.
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."