Recently I copied a Facebook post from Liberal Member for Gilmore, Joanna Gash’s Facebook Wall. The post said this: “ Did you know that more illegal boat arrivals have come this year, 11,616, – than in the entire 11 and… Read More ›
What if the Christmas Story happened to a 15 year old girl from 2012? How would she tell the story?
Mary in the Christmas Story was possibly as young as 15 when she found herself the lead character in the story. What if the Christmas story happened now and a 15 year old 2012 Mary was recounting the story? So… Read More ›
Report on National Others Week 2012
National Others Week (Oct 29-Nov 4 2012) has been a spectacular success, far exceeding our expectations. It is the outworking of the old saying, that “nothing is as powerful as an idea whose time has come”. Because of all the… Read More ›
My musings about the 10th Anniversary of the Bali Bombings, written whilst in Bali.
Friday the 12th of October 2012 (tomorrow as I write this), is the 10th Anniversary of the Bali Bombings. The bombings occurred in the tourist district of Kuta. The attack was claimed as the deadliest act of terrorism in the… Read More ›
Statistics and Information on Suicide for World Suicide Prevention Day
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. Annually around the world, one million people take their own lives each year. Approximately 2000 Australians die from suicide every year. Men are 4 times more likely to die by suicide than women and… Read More ›
Homelessness in Australia–My research and thoughts.
The issue of homelessness is Australia is a strong statement of the failure of our nation collectively to look after those who are often the most vulnerable of Australians. This week is National Homeless Persons Week – 6th to… Read More ›
Suggested ALP Policies now that Treasurer Wayne Swan has admitted Bruce Springsteen is his economic inspiration.
This morning on the news they are reporting that the Australian Treasurer and currently acting Prime Minister of the Nation, gets his economic inspiration from Bruce Springsteen. I have not heard the context of the comment but I have immediately… Read More ›
16 Essential Olympic Games Statistics You Need to Know
Aussie Aussie Aussie…..So tomorrow night you are sitting around with your friends watching the Opening Ceremony;- this blog is to help you appear very smart with the essential things you need to know about the Olympics. 1) The Olympic motto… Read More ›
The Morning News Wrap for Friday 10th August 2012
Australia is now in the top 10 in the Medal Count. Usain Bolt becomes the first person to successfully defend the Olympic Sprint double when he won a 200 metre sprint overnight. A prototype NASA lander has crashed and burned… Read More ›
39 Things I blame the Carbon Tax for
The introduction of the Carbon Tax on the 1st of July has been controversial. The bakery company Brumbies got into trouble by telling its Franchise owners to increase prices and blame the Carbon Tax. A funeral home told a grieving… Read More ›