Australia Day…

We have a Prime Minister who believes, in 2015, that the pampered husband of a pampered monarch deserves to be recognised for his services to our nation, which include asking an Indigenous man if ‘you people still carry spears’. He believes that coal is the way of the future, women belong at or near an…

Jenny Munro; call to stand up and be counted

I don’t need many words to introduce or explain what’s being said here. And to be honest, my words pale in comparison to Jenny’s so I won’t even try to elaborate, except by saying that Jenny is a fierce and tirelessly devoted campaigner for Indigenous rights in this country, so if the strength and sheer anger…

It pays to stop and smell the roses…

It’s amazing what you might uncover with just a little bit of digging. This morning I was on my way home from dropping the missus at the station, and remembered as I drove past a certain house that an old lady I’d meet just two days ago had told me she’d leave out a pile…

the Daily Telegraph – yuks!!!

Only the Daily Telegraph could come up with the kind of humour that mixes blood sport with a nation’s struggle with race-o-phobia. Unless, of course, you think the above line is accidental? If that was the case, we would have to assume that the editors missed this little reference. That somehow the work experience kid was…

SMH – Independent? Always?

What does it mean when the Sydney Morning Herald, a newspaper that pushes the line ‘Independent. Always.’, devotes it’s front page to an ad for the world’s leading luxury car maker?  Has the paper in question sold out? Are the folks in control not aware of the inherent contradiction this represents? Do readers not care…