polarisation is death
Rants

Polarisation is Death

“Don’t just stand there polarise.” This was the catch phrase on a political cartoon that I saw when I was in Year 10.  That simple cartoon has swum back in to my consciousness, as I’ve watched all political discourse dissipate under the influence of sharp polarisation across the world. It’s …

CIA media influence in Australia
Rants

Does the CIA influence Australian Media?

The CIA Coup in Australia The Cia influence Goverments around the world.   John Pilger has made a convincing case that the CIA successfully launched a soft coup against the Whitlam labour Government in 1975.  It did so with a great deal of help from the Murdoch  media who actively …

Rants
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Why Political Correctness Has Lost Me.

“If we do not believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we do not believe in it at all.”   Noam Chomsky In the past 12 months I  adherents of political correctness have  labelled  me at various times as misogynistic, homophobic, communist, Islamaphobic, Anti- Semitic, racist, anti- establishment, …

Rants

Hello America my old friend

It’s time we talked about the Disunited States of America G’day America – it’s me one of your bastard children from the colonies. Despite not being legitimate, I grew up loving you – all those movies with John Wayne, Audie Murphy and  Gary Cooper teaching me about the history you …

seo

How long does it take for Google to index?

How long does it take for Google to crawl my site? If there is one question I can’t give a definitive answer to on SEO related matters it’s the how long question. How long…. will it take for Google to index my site? before I’m on the first page? before …

Sport

Sports journalism is an oxymoron

Sports Journalism is a disgrace I love sport. It is a crying shame that it is reported on and commentated on by a group of people who have the analytical capacity of twelve year olds. There are exceptions to the rule. Examples of Good Sports Journalism I used to love …

Mars

Mars anomalies

Mars anomalies  – what does it mean? There are a heap of YouTube video channels, social media groups and forums and UFO conspiracy theorist sites out there all making hay out of the term and thousands of people are poring over images beamed down from  the Curiosity Rover and earlier …

Fragments of my life
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Friendship and Sunshine

How do you measure friendship? Who can you count on? Genuine friends are hard to find – here’s a description of a man I’m proud to call my friend. Above: At a party somewhere – we would have been 18 It’s been a very long time since I’ve seen Dean.  …

Musings
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To be a man

I’m angry today. Part of it is because of this story that I’ve become aware of this morning about the story of the woman who was stabbed to death in broad daylight by her estranged partner in front of her teenage son Part of it is because I became aware …

Music

Spiritual Man

I wrote these lyrics a long time ago.  I had this cool harmonic riff which is still waiting to find a home and I built a song around it.  Unfortunately it was way too clunky So the lyrics have sat unnoticed for a long time.    I came across them …