Diversity Rules

Warning: slightly judgmental post – Last night I was working at a popular bar here in Sydney, when I noticed an actor or two in a crowd; part of a private party. And this quickly became many actors, as the birthday girl was Xxxx Xxxxxxx from Xxxxxxxx, on the ABC, and she clearly populated her…

Earthlings, Arklings…Spacelings.

One day, the Aliens will arrive in a giant ark. It will be something similar to a ship made for the transport of live animals. Huge, steel, monolithic and grey. A single representative will emerge, and float down to the waiting hoards of media on a floating platform, powered by light. They will explain to…

The passing of a great man.

I’m greatly saddened today to hear the news of the death of Ray Jackson, president of the Indigenous Social Justice Association (ISJA)  in Sydney, and more importantly for me, a great inspiration for anyone who heard him talk, saw him walk the streets of Redfern, or shared his space for just a moment. His humble…

SMH, Greer, and stress relief…

 I don’t even watch the ABC any more – it’s too aggrivating, but old habits die hard, and I still can’t resist the odd quick glance at the Herald’s front page. Online, that is, since the local News Keeper no longer keeps copies of the actual rag. Well, aside from the one down the back…