Many of you may not be aware that today, the 19th of November is
actually International Men's Day, and the theme for 2012 is -
Positive Male Role Models. I for one can see a lot of irony in that
theme in the [...] Read More...
I would love to know when it became accepted that Australia was an
extension of New Zealand? When I was younger I used to think the
advantages Kiwis have in this country as opposed to other
nationalities was [...] Read More...
Just recently I read a great article on a blog I follow called
“Twitter: a sugar-hyped toddler in need of a good lie down”. It was
very thought provoking and really did remind me of school, where it
seems [...] Read More...
I wonder if there is so much support (and anger) amongst Catholics
themselves about this Commission being announced is because they
are quietly ashamed of themselves? I know I am! Read More...
I read an interesting article this morning A letter to my so-called
'progressive' friend by Jamila Rizvi. The passion the writer shows
for the rights we have in this country to vote, not only was a
great reminder [...] Read More...
There has been a lot of hooha over social media recently, twitter
in particular, and personally I find it a little ummmm dramatic. I
mean no offence to the odd person who has truly been attacked by
ferals using [...] Read More...
Not a headline you’ve ever seen? You are not likely to either,
though I personally assure you it did happen - to me years ago.
Earlier in the month the Daily had an article titled “Rottweiler
mauls pup”.. [...] Read More...
As it has been School Holidays and Em has been working with us a
lot, we thought it would be interesting to have a teenagers
perspective on the Sunshine Coast. Read More...
A few days ago Leone in the office was telling us how horrified she
was when ordering her primary aged kids school photos online (as
you do nowadays) you had the option to tick if you would like the
pictures [...] Read More...
It’s not really NSW, it’s Sydney… Obviously with State of Origin
being massive in the past few months, it has been funny reading the
blogs and seeing the differences in the state now. Read More...
Not sure how many of you watch Q & A on the ABC, but it is a
pretty good show and always gets you thinking... This week they had
an interesting panel as always, though what got my back up, was the
final dis [...] Read More...
How many of us have gotten home from work and whinged and moaned
about your co-worker because you were just really hacked off with
them that day? Bit hard to do when the person you are whinging
about, and to, is [...] Read More...
We see so many TV advertisements from both the State and Federal
Government about getting fit and healthy, doing your 30mins a day,
how we are all heading down the path of being obese and not only is
that bad [...] Read More...
Well it is if you believe everything that Senator Conroy &
Senator Fielding say? Before I go any further with this, I must
state up front that I believe that censoring of the internet and
protection of chi [...] Read More...
All I want for Christmas is.... TIME! I went to Townsville last
weekend and did a very shameful thing, broke one of my cardinal
rules, and purchased the majority of my Christmas presents
off-coast :( Read More...