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”

Woke Rap

I have a reasonable relationship with my teenage son and as such we have a shared sense of humour. We sometimes collude on frivolous things as it is entertaining. I was dropping him off at school as it was pissing down rain and I had to do the weekly grocery shopping. We started to formulateContinue reading “Woke Rap”

Subversion as a tool

Sun-Tzu outline the principles of subversion around 500BC as it was part of his writings on the art of war. He found that if you had time and patience then you could defeat your enemy without firing a single shot. He detailed these principles as follows. Cover with ridicule all the valid traditions in yourContinue reading “Subversion as a tool”