Friday: Newsy Snacks For Busy People
Welcome to Friday. Here are a whole bunch of smart and interesting bits to get you through the day!
A woman has been forced to deliver her own baby after being ignored by staff at Sydney’s Blacktown Hospital. At news.com.au.
The latest on Oscar Pistorius here.
Investigators say that Mexican security forces colluded in the disappearances of more than 140 people during the term of former President Calderon. It’s thought that 70 000 people were killed during Calderon’s war on drugs. The full story at the BBC.
A pet snake ate a pet galah. Ugh. That’s sad, I think. More here, if you dare.
The effects of bullying are felt well into adulthood. At The New York Times.
Russell Brand threatens an intergenerational ‘sex war’ with Harry Styles, according to news.com.au.
The stock market has fallen sharply, reports the ABC.
Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, back in the day. At The Atlantic.
Over 600 Telstra employees are to lose their jobs in cuts affecting the Sensis arm of the Telstra business. At the ABC.
The BBC reports on the new Sony PlayStation 4 release.
Jane Austen stamps for the bookish penpal in you. At The Guardian.
Women over the age of 27 may be labelled ‘leftover women’ in China, says the BBC.
The curse of the catwalk and size zero at The Guardian.
Around the blogs:
Freunde von Freunden’s mixtape is out!
Gorgeous things for kids at Bloesem Kids. (Above)
A new blog featuring my friends and me!
Lamb Chops with Blood Orange Sauce at Tartelette (Below)
Nutmeg Butter Biscuits at Cook Republic (Below bottom)
Trashy, fluffy bits:
They’re saying Lana Del Rey is engaged. I’m saying she’s got a big cocktail ring.
Sarah Jessica-Devil-Lady. OMG. She’s going to make you pretend to be a chicken or some such hypnotise-y thing.
Li-Lo did a bit of DIY on a designer gown and now she’s in trouble.
Mary Portas tells us how to dress.
Have an ace day! And a great weekend, lovelies!