Everybody loves to bash Social Media, particularly Twitter, everyone from media talking heads, politicians & sportsmen to B Grade celebrities have had their say in print media & television decrying the nastiness [...] Read More...
Question: Your kid or partner was stung by something that swelled
really quickly & looked nasty, what would you do? Answer:
Immediately go to Doctor as something about the situation just did
not sit ‘right’ [...] Read More...
I will start with a statement: “I despise racism, homophobia,
religious intolerance, sexism, you name it... I honestly fail to
comprehend how human beings cannot be respectful of each other FULL
STOP.” I do [...] Read More...
What saddens me more is that there is very little outrage about
this situation? Within 24 hours we had vague comments by the likes
of David Speers on Sky which normally started with “The ALP have
criticised.. [...] Read More...
The whole of Ms Gillard’s period of Prime Ministership after her
now world famous Misogyny Speech we have been told that Mr Abbott
does not have a “Woman Problem”. No, No, No, I have been told many
times [...] Read More...
The vast majority of media have achieved their objective of getting
Mr Abbott the top job, so I fail to understand why they are
continuing to just repeat verbatim whatever comes out of the
Coalition PR department [...] Read More...
As a punter, books written on media, particularly ones based on the
relationship between traditional media institutions and the
internet fascinate me. Not because I have any wonderful attraction
to wanting to be a [...] Read More...
I am really busy at work at the moment & was going to let #SexAppeal go, thinking that others would step in & fill the void on the TV Stations & Newspapers as obviously they are corporate environments so very we [...] Read More...
Yesterday I read a very good article by Jennifer Wilson “Let’s talk
about trust”, how both Prime Minister Rudd and Opposition Leader
Tony Abbott are both trying to pull the “Trust me, No! Trust me
more. [...] Read More...
Not the movie, the wonderful Tomorrow series written by John
Marsden, where Australia was invaded but we never knew or were told
who exactly it was that invaded us. Today’s coalition press
conference was a bit [...] Read More...
I'm all out of faith, this is how I feel... I may be cold, not
naked on the floor, but I am shamed :( I know Natalie Imbruglia's
song was not about Asylum Seekers, but gee, at the moment, a lot of
those words [...] Read More...
What has happened to this country? It is like the chicken & the
egg scenario, are we drawn to sensationalism because it is handed
to us by the media OR do the media mete out the ridiculous
hyperbole because the [...] Read More...
The blood sport that has been our politics has been particularly
unedifying and to be perfectly frank, has depressed the hell out of
me. I don’t mean the fanbois type cheering of Rudd vs Gillard
camps, or the [...] Read More...
Mr Birmingham, who lives in this great state of Queensland
questioned why State of Origin matters, yes, titled “Remind me why
this Origin thingy matters”. Now I know Mr Birmingham has children
and this is [...] Read More...
My daughter Caitlin ( @LacyMartini ) had her first foray into
public activism yesterday and I have to say I was both thrilled and
scared for her. I was thrilled that as a young person she was
entering the [...] Read More...