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Ararat Eagles are Heroes

It’s no news to those of us who live in the area that the Ararat Eagles Football Club is struggling.  The writing was on the wall at the start of the year when the club put out a desperate call for players. I nearly wrote about their plight then. I …

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8 Core Freelancing Tactics to Keep You On Track

Freelancing is not what it’s cracked up to be.   For the most part it’s hard work, it can be boring and it’s highly competitive.   However, these drawbacks are more than compensated for by the freedom that working for yourself allows. You need more than talent to be successful.  You need …

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Revenge is a dish best served cold

Collingwood get to play Richmond in a Preliminary Final. It’s been a while. I remember last time. I was ten.  It was the day I learned to hate Richmond.  They were the first team I truly learned to hate.  Hatred for Carlton would come soon enough but their miraculous comeback …

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Bean Counters Are The Road To Hell

I have an online associate who is fond of quoting Gary Vanyerchuk’s statement that you can’t measure ROI on your mother. I used to think it was a bit “motherhoodish” but lately that sentiment has come into ever sharper focus for me, simply because it identifies the inherent failing contained …

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Herding Cats With the DNC

The pretend progressive party aka the Democratic Party has quite the dilemma on its hands. It’s the problem you get when you gaslight your base once too often. The DNC are experts at virtual signalling while consistently pandering to their corporate donors. In reality, there is very little difference between …

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Twittersphere Tweetstorm January 25

Things are hotting up on Twitter. The censorship continues unabated and is obviously run on an algorithm. Despite this, debate still rages. Unpacking General Flynn’s Actions Imperator Rex logically looks at General Flynn and how he sees things playing out. 8. And of course, they went after his family, especially …

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Twittersphere tweetstorm January 24

Censorship issues The ongoing Big Brotherlike behavioyr of Twitter continues . We look at sensitive content blocked from viewing as well as a letter from Democrat heavyweights Feinstein and Schumer addressed to Facebook and Twitter calling for supression and identification of accounts calling for release the memo. https://t.co/G2yfRYSXsv — B …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …