Beyond the pale

Sunday 11 April 2004 12:46 PM

Readers of The Age are accustomed to being challenged, provoked, at times even perplexed. We expect to be made to think, ponder, reflect, search and analyse. But yesterday (Saturday) it was just too much, beyond the pale in fact; frustrating, annoying and intolerable. I must protest in the strongest terms. It took me several whole minutes to identify the end of the plastic wrapping, and still more to get it off.