Anyone who writes with conviction does so from the heart and in that they experience a journey of self. It matters little if it is fiction or non-fiction. What matters is the content and the intent of what is written. Writing this essay has taken a journey that spans myContinue reading “Antipodean Angst – conclusion”
The push for allowing ‘freedoms’ for fully vaccinated people and denying ‘freedoms’ to those who are unvaccinated is one of the hot topics currently in Australia. It is being promoted by our political class and media, and as with anything to do with the virus it is creating a divideContinue reading “Vaxx vs Unvaxxed”
The protests against the lockdowns in Melbourne and Sydney were interesting in a variety of ways. Interesting in the ways that government handled them in comparison to other protests that have been conducted in Australia since the pandemic began in 2020. Also interesting in the way the media covered theContinue reading “Lockdown Protests”
There are so many topics to touch upon today that it has become somewhat impossible to figure out where to begin. First things first, this technological dinosaur has embedded two songs that kind of relate to the sentiment of this article. Here in sunny lockdown Australia this morning the newsContinue reading “Same Shit Different Day”
Since late 2019 I have slowly but surely cultivated a vegetable patch in the backyard of the place me and my son live in. It is an old rundown joint in coal country near the rail line and the ground in the yard here is full of the debris ofContinue reading “Growing food for fun”
War Like it or not humans are violent, and war is a part of our species and our civilisations down through history. Recorded history details this over and over. The further back in time, the less relevance we place on war and its impacts on people and societies and howContinue reading “Antipodean Angst – part 11”
Subversion as a tool To understand how a thing works you must understand the mechanics of a thing. The principles of subversion are ancient. Refining and adapting those principles to the era and the environment they exist in is more or less fine-tuning. Sun-Tzu, the Chinese military strategist was pokingContinue reading “Antipodean Angst – part 10”
It increasingly seems that we are living in a time of madness. Just when you think that the craziness that has come to mark the 2020’s could not get worse, it does. I am referring in large part Australia, and then in the interests of inclusion and diversity include theContinue reading “In a Time of Madness”
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