Canberra, beautiful one day - full of wind-bag pollies half the year, and boring all year 'round. Haven for dope fiends and porn merchants (often the pollies themselves.)
The guy hates the Summernats too, and that HAS been proven to bring bucket loads of cashola into the ACT economy.
Croquet eh? Tom sounds like your typical cocaine-sniffing, suit wearing yuppie snob who needs to poo-pooh everything because they have nothing better to do in that boring as batshit town than whinge, bitch and moan - and play croquet.
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