Monthly Archives: April 2015

A Little Perspective, Please

Four hours ago, Australian nationals Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the ringleaders of the heroin-smuggling syndicate known as the “Bali Nine”, were executed by firing squad on Nusakambangan Island in Indonesia. A ten-year-long media feeding frenzy might now finally come to a halt.

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UK Election 2015 – How Much Difference Will It Make?

Just a quick conversation starter while I’m out the back cutting wood. The UK general election, to be held in ten days’ time, could be a watershed in western politics, not just the British variety. Or it could be yet … Continue reading

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The ANZAC Centenary

They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them. LEST WE FORGET. 25th … Continue reading

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The Right To Discriminate

…or, depending on your viewpoint, the right to freedom of association, the right to be a bigot, or the right to uphold the principles of religion. At first glance, it looks straightforward enough. Mike Pence, the Governor of the State … Continue reading

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