The Cup – that’ll do me

Cup Day is a uniquely Australian celebration that seems increasingly about getting slaughtered on the drink. Lord knows I've got no qualms about boozing, yet its appeal is always diminished when the amateurs are out in force peeing and vomiting in the street - that's the women - while the blokes stalk around with a [...]

Has the Melbourne Cup passed its use-by date?

Perhaps even more popular than the online photo galleries of what the "celebrities" wore, are the galleries of the drunks and post-come-apart bogans as they unravel towards the end of a long day's drinking. The Instagram page "Drunk Girls of the Melbourne Cup" has more than 28,000 followers. It features women double-fisting booze bottles, accumulating [...]

By |2014-11-07T01:50:43+11:00November 7th, 2014|Categories: Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment