Spotted this article by Jennifer Whaite in the Heckler section of the SMH. Any one else have similar bureaucratic experience?
Once upon a time we used to have a Christmas street party. We have an ideal street for it: long enough so we don’t know the people from the other end of the street; small enough so we can all get to meet each other; a nice flat area; and no through traffic. It was easy.
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