Platitudes and questions

Like everyone at the moment, I have been watching the news programmes. The UK, USA and Europe are all the same as the world over – news consisting mainly of the virus and repeating the same old nonsense – does anyone think we are only waiting to become a statistic? The UK has graphs and … [Read the full story]

Women in the media love to wave their arms about

I know you are going to say I am a sexist or racist, but I am trying to understand the current coverage of the dramas reported in the news at the moment. I need to tell you I am a senior citizen over seventy years of age. I also have a slight hearing problem – … [Read the full story]

Life: working class

Have you noticed how your life is changing? Working all day, travelling backwards and forwards to your place of work. This was your daily routine. Now, working from home and being in isolation at home. Your time is now taken up with hanging mirrors, painting the skirting boards, laying new carpets and changing taps, to … [Read the full story]

I miss my family…and their pets…

If like me, you find the devotion and love your pet gives you a big is part of your life. After three weeks of home isolation, I find myself missing the pets of my children and grandchildren. When I used to call on them, I was met at the door with pleasure with lots of … [Read the full story]

Science will find a way

How do we assess the present situation of a pandemic disease? We need to look back and see what the results were of the past. If you look at the plague – it ravaged the world and almost half the population died…could this happen again? Our greatest weapon are the scientific advantages of today compared … [Read the full story]

Democracy – is it a gift or burden?

The USA held a democratic election in which the majority of the people elected a new president. Is it then permissible for protesters to act against the will of the people? – Let me explain this in terms of democracy. Women marched and protested the result. The reasons given were the new president was accused … [Read the full story]

Judges should be made culpable!

I have raised this question many times. Who is held responsible when Judges and parole boards make mistakes? Convicted criminals given lenient sentences by judges. Parole boards releasing criminals back into society. If they go on to commit another violent crime, who takes responsibility and who is punished for the mistakes? The families who lose or … [Read the full story]

Should we be eating nuclear Japanese fish?

Australia leads the world in medical research, and for many years our scientists have brought relief to patients suffering from various long term ailments. We lead in stem cell research and treatment for stomach ulcers as well as a possible break through in cancer treatments. So who is ordering the latest research into possible medical … [Read the full story]

Is it Presidential Elect, Dallas or Neighbours

Reading the latest news about the Presidential Election reminds me of an episode of Dallas or even an episode of Neighbours. Only in  America can they elect a Trump and then spend hundreds of pages of news and TV coverage attacking the man they voted into office. It makes you proud to see democracy at work. … [Read the full story]

Professor Brown’s talking bulltish

I read an article by Professor Brown on Ozzie News recently and thought what a load of bulltish! He reminds me of the people who blame all their woes on God. If God wanted to punish us, he wouldn’t need misguided clerics to set up camps to train young men to blow themselves up! Think of … [Read the full story]

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