Wednesday, February 28, 2007
The SMH’s Elizabeth Farrelly discovers a new species:
Pity the postmodern polar bear, waking famished from months of hibernation only to find the ice melting underfoot, with a hundred-kilometre swim before breakfast and the likelihood then of being too weak to catch it.
Or is the postmodern bear’s prey too strong to be captured? These things tend to be relative, after all.