Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Overnight drama

A bit of overnight drama with a tragic finale in the vicinity of the high rise last night. Local people will probably guess what I am talking about.

Unfortunately it was not the one in the same location who is a public nuisance and has threatened a similar action. Agreement was reached among some in our building, who are affected by her and her partner's shenanigans, to no longer call the police when she makes a threat, and hope that the problem will be self solving.

14 comments:

  1. Very sad story indeed.

    Re this other woman - sounds like she needs some sort of help, but with our mental health system the way it is, one can only wonder if she'll get it.

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  2. In the light of subsequent information, this other woman might have been that woman. Drugs.

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  3. I don't know what story this is. Perhaps you could link your readers Andrew?

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  4. Sorry Reuben, I really don't want to directly identify the incident. I will email you tomorrow.

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  5. OK...erm that's fine.

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  6. Mental health and drugs go hand in hand these days unfortunately. The system lets people down so they self medicate with illegal drugs then when they can be seen hospitals don't have the budget to deal with the drug addiction, only the mental illness which isn't under control when they're discharged a scant 48 hours later.
    The public are the ones left to pick up the pieces.

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  7. All the big mental hospitals have been turned into housing estates. Piggy Kirner began the process, Boofhead Kennett carried it through.

    Don't trust them darlings, any of them. Labour or Liberal, they are ALL the same people.

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  8. Capitalists.

    Dogs.

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  9. And because the public become victims Jayne, they aren't inclined to feel much sympathy or empathy.

    The deed is done Robert. We must adjust and agitate for better treatment.

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  10. How forgiving.

    I would adjust the noose, that's all.

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  11. Anonymous3:15 pm

    It's horrible when you're unwillingly dragged into other people's drama/tragedies. The bearded radio announcer has two voice grabs on his station's website about the incident. Apparently his father-in-law was one of the people who called police.

    Walker

    PS: And a belated welcome back.

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  12. Hey Walker. Nice to hear from you and thanks. I spoke to fa-n-law today and daughter saw it too and is having counselling.

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  13. Nasty business, that.

    One has to wonder what Victoria's finest - two doors down - were attending to that was so pressing that this happened right under their noses.

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  14. They were well aware of the situation Hawkeye. So are you feeling a bit hemmed in at work?

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