Category Archives: Their stupidity

Guerilla stickers invade CityRail

Sydneysiderblog.com does not condone the activity of vandalism. But sydneysiderblog.com smirks at these stickers that are starting to appear on CityRail trains, which seem to have been inspired by the Guerilla Sticker movement on the London Tube.   Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2012

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Sydneysider Tip #2: watch out for swooping birds (and bats)

TIP FROM: Kathy Sinclair of the NSW Department of Environment & Heritage Magpies often see Sydneysiders as potential predators with designs on their chicks, so maybe it really is time to watch – ya back. Following in the footsteps of … Continue reading

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Woolworths – get trolleyed

EXCITING STORE INNOVATIONS IN 2012 ‘We’re sooo fresh!’ Do you perceive yourself as ‘innovative’? We do too, high-five! Because we are the Fresh Food People. Fresh People, with food. At Woolworths, we’ve always been about innovation; we were the first … Continue reading

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Coles: A History

[please note: erm, fine line between fact and fiction] Notice the globe in the old logo? Coles, like most evil things, began in Tasmania in 1910. Josef Coles was the son of a poor shopkeeper. As there was only one … Continue reading

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The Cultural Cringe

Aqua violated by lamb marinated in nationalism   Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2012

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Star City: in need of a new myth

“The Star” - ‘Sydney’s newest collection of hotels, restaurants, bars and gaming’ – is Star City trying to give itself a new image. Because these days, it’s all about exclusivity. We don’t want a Star City. We want the place to be, … Continue reading

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Another reason why Sydney kind of sucks

The Royal Exchange Building was one of the architectural gems in Sydney’s CBD. It was located on the corner of Pitt and Bridge Street. It was four stories high, constructed from selected sandstone in the classic Corinthian order with the Goddess of Wisdom … Continue reading

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Sydney’s useless monorail: story of a tapeworm

Roll up, roll up, see Sydney’s biggest tapeworm! It weaves its way around the guts of Sydney. Is it modern? Cheap? Useful? No, because it is a parasitic worm! It has always been around, at a high cost to its … Continue reading

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Diet Coke: reckless advertising

Diet Coke - now the drink of choice for: > Dumbos (distinct from ‘Dumbo’, our beloved elephant); > Fashionable aryans (if this is the master race, it is doomed); Will drinkers suddenly be overcome by this “get ‘em anyway” attitude? Drink up! Face financial ruin … Continue reading

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