Monday, November 12, 2007

Australia is awesome http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,22741465-421,00.html


When I was 13 and I had nothing better to do, I spent my free time loving all things Australian. All of my favorite music was Aussie, especially INXS. I loved the landscape and the history, even though its filled with bad things, like ours. I got so I could tell accents apart. I went to the Embassy just to see it. I've never been down to the actual country, but I hope one day to get the nerve (& $$$) to go that far on a plane. Then today I read that they have banned routine circumcision of newborn boys in their hospitals. Yes! They are awesome. Lots of happy, whole little guys will be coming home there, with much less risk of MRSA too. Hopefully the US will soon be as enlightened as Australia (and Europe, South America, Asia, England, Canada...)

2 comments:

Morag said...

And your favorite bloggie midwife? Australian.
What can I say?
Australia thinks you're awesome too.
:)

clara said...

I love you & your great country! :)
One day I'll make it down there...

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