Queensland, unlike other states in this country does not have an upper house such as a Senate, this is called a ‘Unicameral Legislature’, again, a terminology I have found in recent times, is unknown by many [...] Read More...
Alrighty, I am all for free speech. Hell, even ripe speech, you should hear me when a neighbour turns his chain saw or dreaded leaf-blower on early Sunday morning, my speech will be flowing very freely. As an [...] Read More...
One person I have met & had her famous ‘BBQ’ is Kath. Both an enjoyable & educational afternoon for me & I thank Kath for her hospitality. We will most definitely be partaking of it again. Read More...
Mr Broadband aka Malcolm Turnbull the Federal Member for Wentworth and our esteemed Minister for Communications did a press conference this afternoon. I don't have the written transcript of the press conference [...] Read More...
How often have you seen a TV Presenter or Journalist in particular complain about nastiness online, it is nearly always Facebook & Twitter who are targeted, just ask the Daily Telegraph... ;-) So many celebrities [...] Read More...
Reading the news this morning and coming across “Federal Government offers newlyweds $200 voucher to attend marriage counselling” I nearly choked on my coffee, I thought when that was suggested prior to the [...] Read More...
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...