Monday’s Musings


So the Easter weekend has passed us by and some have celebrated with a surfeit of chocolates, others with religious services and some a combination of the two.  There are those who don’t celebrate Easter in the religious sense but take the time to spend moments with family and friends and express themselves in that manner.…

NSW – A Police State?


  The New South Wales Government, Whitehaven coal and the State Police have all been working hard to turn Maules Creek into a fine example of what can be achieved in a police state.  At the behest of Whitehaven coal Maules Creek residents have been stopped from attending Good Friday Church services due to NSW…

An important note on Superannuation Fund Divestment from Mandatory Detention


Originally posted on xBorder:
Ever since private superannuation became compulsory in Australia, superannuation funds—and superannuation fund managers—have created an immense pool of investment dollars. Running in the trillions of dollars, these are both significant elements in the economy and, at the same time, they are also the retirement funds of thousands of workers. This is…

This is Why I Don’t Camp


People love to expound on the beauties of nature and wonder of living close to the land.  Well I have to admit ardent environmentalist that I am I am also the biggest anti-camper you may ever meet.  I would preach in churches, by the roadside (as long as it wasn’t too close to the bush),…