Back to the Future

Way back in the dark ages of the early 1970’s I read an article in the newspaper of how treasure hunters had located Allied military bases that had been abandoned. The treasure hunters had found a stash of goods worth hundreds of thousands. This fuelled my desire to be one of theose treasure hunters whoContinue reading “Back to the Future”

2022 The Year of Discontent

I had several titles for this article. Top of the list initially was, “Lying Bastards” but that may be insensitive to bastards. Here we are halfway through the first month of the new year and around the world leaders are doubling down on their respective populations with mandates and restrictions that despite being about pandemicContinue reading “2022 The Year of Discontent”

Remember when smoking was good for you?

It’s always nice to stroll down memory lane. Smoking was good for you, asbestos was a wonder material, big block V8’s were desirable, playing cricket on the street and cars slowed down while you got out of the way. For all the crappy stuff it was a good time to be alive. One of theContinue reading “Remember when smoking was good for you?”

Fake News Alert

Okay I should have titled this “Shameless Self Promotion” as I am going to promote a little project I started a few weeks back. Lots of people have experienced strange feelings of rage, anxiety, or depression at times when watching, reading, or listening to news over the past few years. I know I have andContinue reading “Fake News Alert”

Ironic

Something that has probably been questioned by people who are endowed with a modicum of critical thinking. When did vaccination status override testing negative for covid? Personally, I would be more comfortable with people who tested negative rather than positive, regardless of if they are vaccinated or not. The data and media reports of howContinue reading “Ironic”