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...
Or should the question be: In a male-dominated society, how did
they manage such momentous and rapid revolution? This was an
excellent forum that I sadly had to miss, luckily the lovely Xanthe
was live tweeting [...] Read More...
Enough is enough. This grubby Howard Sattler business is the last
straw! I may not be an academic like the everywhere ‘Feminist for
Hire’ Eva Cox, or a so-called ‘Woman’s Authority’ like Mia Feedman,
I [...] Read More...
Don't know an Asylum Seeker? Robyn Oyeniyi does, in fact, shock
horror, she fell in love and married one. Do yourself a favour,
purchase Love versus Goliath, be inspired, educated and understand. Read More...
Yes, I am a Queenslander so before anyone can call me a hypocrite,
yes, I was filthy with Paul Gallen’s punching form on Wednesday
night. Like many Queenslanders I screamed at the TV as well,
calling him a [...] Read More...
Skimming past “The Block (Eagles shit from high in the sky) Series”
the other night got me thinking that this is all seems so
repetitive. Not picking on that show, or at least not that show
more than any other [...] Read More...
The current state of our politics is so pathetic, that is shames me
to admit, if I did not have a friend standing as a candidate I
would not bother voting this year. I would just walk into the booth
and write [...] Read More...