Calling A Time Out


    Okay okay, after not sleeping and another round of stomach flu I am calling a surrender.  I’ve got a doctor’s appointment for tomorrow and I think that I’ll take the rest of the day to curl up in a little ball and play least in sight.       Sadly as much as…

So Good News Bad News Situation


The good news is that the Western Australian Senate elections were a win for the The Australian Greens and a step in the right direction of building a political power base strong and diverse enough to challenge the major parties  at both a state and federal level. Christine Milne said that the campaign to keep…

This Side of Paradise – F. Scott Fitzgerald


  This Side of Paradise was published on this day in 1920, immediately launching 23-year-old F. Scott Fitzgerald to fame and fortune.  It is a work of a young author, and possesses some fundamental flaws, both structural and thematic. But it is a truly important work, both in the life of its author, F. Scott Fitzgerald,…