If we must ban anything, let's ban these terms. Political Correctness Gone Mad and un-Australian.
As Paul Kelly so beautifully describes in his emotionally moving song, "Invisible me, you might feel something brushing, it's only nothing - just Invisible Me" -- death as we mortals call it does not mean an ending.
Sunday Night The recent Channel 7/Sunday Night segment re: the 1974 McCulkin murders, and the 1973 Whiskey Au Go Go firebombing was nothing more than insulting and disrespectful to all involved. I've not ventured to have a look at the version Channel 9/60 Minutes aired the same night, May 28 2017 -- I know … Continue reading Sunday Night – 60 Minutes of ’60 Minutes’
The above meme was posted to Facebook on the 24th April 2017. It was posted by a beautiful and loving soul by the name of Carolyn, and I know she will want you all to find this for yourself. This post describes Carolyn - NOT! The one person in the entire world Carolyn … Continue reading Carolyn
A question..... What four words will send middle-class, white western (mostly) men, and shock jocks into a frenzy? Answer..... Woman; Muslim; Young and Outspoken. Quiz..... Woman + Muslim + Young + Outspoken = ? Answer..... Yassmin Abdel-Magied. Quiz..... Yassmin Abdel-Magied + ANZAC Day + ABC = ? Answer..... The greatest middle-class, white western (mostly) men, … Continue reading Hijacking ANZAC Day?
OPINION Meet Thelma Grace Bolton It was today one-hundred years ago, Thelma Grace Bolton was a thirteen year-old girl in the care of her uncle and his family. Her uncle, Monday Bolton was a teacher at Amberley State School, where he, his wife Eleanor, their five boys, and niece Thelma resided. I have no idea … Continue reading 25 April 1917
OPINION Nothing Is Impossible Max Laughan is a young teen who has an amazing mind. He came to fame last year because he has allegedly invented a way to harvest free energy from the atmosphere. Is Max the equal to Nikola Tesla the world has been waiting for? Or is Max just a gifted kid who … Continue reading Power Is Ours, NOT Theirs
PERSONAL; COMMENT 4th March 1987 It is almost impossible to believe that my father has been gone from this world for thirty years today. This is pretty much how I recall that day... At about 4.30pm, 4th March 1987, the news reached me that our father was no longer with us in the traditional 'with … Continue reading The Eagle 26/8/35 – 4/3/87
I am bored!!!!!! It's 10.50 in the evening and I am bored shitless. There was a storm passing overhead - thunder, lightening and a bit of rain but it was a non-event. Even nature can't be bothered. A few minutes ago I found myself talking to Maggie. It's exactly a month today since she left … Continue reading Bored
OPINION Pauline Hanson and Insiders Last Sunday morning's ABC's Insiders gave us the chance to see and hear One Nation's leader, Senator Pauline Hanson being grilled by host Barrie Cassidy. As usual, the regular and predictable rhetoric stumbled from her mouth -- but like most people who see Senator Hanson for what she really is, I'm … Continue reading Must there be a Pro and Con to vaccinations?