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TOTALLY ROYALLED: VEXNEWS opens London bureau in time for Royal Wedding

In a crazy experiment that will no doubt plumb new depths of taste and good judgment, VEXNEWS has established a London bureau to ensure the highest quality of steamy coverage of the forthcoming Royal Wedding and possibly beyond.

Our newly appointed and remarkably poorly paid London correspondent David Saunderson will be filing regular – and possibly disturbing – reports and pics from London during Royal Wedding mania over the next month. We have also offered the fearless investigative journalist a bounty for the most tacky Royal Wedding souvenir and also for pictures at his local Maccas of the apparently increasingly corpulent Aussie exile in a dirty-old-man overcoat Crikey’s Guy (pronounced ‘Gee’) Rundle, a London-based Marxist blogger whose vigorous attacks on and repeated identifying of the alleged victims of the alleged rapist publisher Julian Assange could perhaps entitle him to high office in the Australian Defence Force Academy.

Grunge-meister Rundle has little connection with matters regal unless you count his fine collection of Prince Alberts so VEXNEWS readers can really look forward to a broad range of reporting from one of the world’s most exciting cities.

julianassangeguyrundleWhen not hunting down ‘Gee’ Rundle, our intrepid Saunderson – formerly an employee of internationally renowned Geelong Advertiser before going to a series of ever more spectacular election wins on the Geelong council – will bring an enlightened sensibility to Royal Wedding coverage touched only occasionally by the cynicism built up over years in the dreary Addy newsroom and Geelong clowncil chamber.

As a pre-game warm-up, Saunderson has already been reporting on matters of moment relating to the Royal Wedding to his adoring followers on his own site which we demanded be called “A Piece of Work” but he has so far stubbornly persisted in calling the slightly less provocative “A Work in Progress.” Please make the newest member of the famed VEXNEWS Investigations Unit stable welcome.

And we also commend the fine work of the Nine Network whose Royal Wedding promo knows no peer.


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  1. David Saunderson? There must have been a 9 day delay in getting this story online for it could only have been meant for April 1.

    Posted by Anonymous | April 9, 2011, 11:38
  2. Never heard of him………but good luck anyhow David…from an ex-Brit ‘down under’

    Posted by Shirlee | April 9, 2011, 12:00
  3. Excellent news, Saundo is a patriot of the highest order. I would love to have his baby.

    Posted by Elle | April 9, 2011, 12:44
  4. Saunderson will be an excellent addition to vexnews team. Great stuff.

    Posted by Gilbert Farthing | April 9, 2011, 14:53
  5. I’ll be reading David’s articles with interest

    Posted by Harold Holt (yes i am still alive) | April 9, 2011, 17:02

    Posted by INSOLVANTS UNITE | April 9, 2011, 17:32
  7. While Geelong is proud of our many past exports to the world such as Western district Merino wool, the ute, the Falcon and the hills hoist….we not so sure this fellow is an export to evoke civic pride.

    Any chances of London keeping him?

    Posted by Geelong polo club chairman | April 9, 2011, 18:10
  8. David Saunderson?
    Moreland council is waiting for you…

    Posted by sned in the clowns | April 9, 2011, 18:31
  9. Saundo could invite Marles, Shorten and his other LU mates over for some gutter crawling just like they used to do; maybe he’ll score for a second time. I hope there is a Rachel Schutze in London somewhere Dave, hate to see you alone all of your life….

    Posted by WestBranch | April 9, 2011, 19:52
  10. Wenchy ‘Percy’ needs a service get up to your office about 9pm you still oweboth of us.

    Posted by Boofa | April 9, 2011, 20:16
  11. Come back, Saundo. I miss you. these Labor councillors are much harder to deal with.

    Posted by Stretch Kontelj | April 9, 2011, 20:52
  12. Wake me up when they get divorced.

    Duller than dull.


    Posted by H the B | April 9, 2011, 22:27
  13. Andrew, Assange hasn’t been accused of rape! Like any decent fellow would do, he simply removed his condom as a sign of respect to his overnight pals.

    Posted by Bollocks | April 10, 2011, 2:11
  14. I can’t wait for the first news story. Private Eye finally has some real competition.

    Posted by Giuseppe De Simone | April 10, 2011, 23:46
  15. I am happy to help Willy out at his bucks party if he has it after the Kennedy room in Canberra. Just don’t tell Mr Right or my husband.

    Posted by SHY Sen | April 11, 2011, 7:31