Slavery in Modern Australia


The LNP and its leader are now officially worse than the despotic Roman Emperor Caligula  when it comes to social welfare for the populace and equal to his view of them as little more than a docile workforce.  In its Election Budget 2016 it is using a modern day version of slavery as an incentive to business owners to…

Happy Twenty-First


I will never forget the day your were born. So many people were waiting to meet you. The feeling was amazing, you were wanted and loved by many before you even drew breathe. What is even more wonderful is that from everything I have seen and heard little has changed since then. It is a testament…

Truer Words were Never Written


I’m not at all sure that this is suitable for my Weekend Funny Challenge because for me it is horror just plain simple horror at the thought of all those little creased pages.  Bent and twisted simply trying to entertain us with their stories. Honestly in my opinion:  

Big Bang Theory Meets Religion


Welcome Back to the Weekend Funny Challenge   I’ve decided that with the almost daily dose of pain, loss and general anger that abounds, not just in this country but in so many others it was time to reinstate an old habit of mind that dedicates the weekend to that of humor. It can run…

Crying for a stranger.


I’m not a crier. I’m not easily moved to actual, physical tears – I rarely cry in movies, or for strangers, no matter how genuinely saddened I may feel. Yet this week, I shed tears for a 23 year old Iranian man I’ve never met. The tragic last few days of Omid’s life have by now been well documented. He…