On Being Bill – the Wanneroo ‘Town Hall’ Public Meeting

I’ve never warmed to Bill Shorten, that wooden, business suited, monotonous TV interview persona, has inevitably left me underwhelmed. However somebody on Twitter the other week, gently chided me for thinking that way, saying if I ever had the chance … Continue reading

Play Up, Play Up and Play the Game … of Cricket Reflecting Our Society

OK news media, enough of the shock and horror about the cricket cheats. It turns out these fine young men took ball tampering to new heights – sandpaper for fucks sake and now we’re getting reports the same blokes had … Continue reading

“The half Nigger …” A German Judge and AfD member of the German Parliament 2018

“The little half nigger simply seems to have been given too little attention, you can’t explain his behaviour any other way.”  Jens Maier MdB (German MP) 2 January 2018. As we watch our democratic countries retreat into right wing white facism, … Continue reading

The Kiwi Elections …. from An Ex-Pat Perspective

Although politics fascinate me on many levels, the one country I’ve taken very little interest in politically, is my place of birth, Aotearoa – The Land of the Long White Cloud – New Zealand. However the reported rise of the … Continue reading

Section 44 – Is Ignorance a Justifiable Defence in Australian Law?

The debacle of Section 44 and refusal by conservative politicians to stand down until the High Court rules, appears to completely undermine a basic tenant of our legal system – that of ignorance of a law being held to be … Continue reading

Nurse / Patient Ratios

I’m currently receiving multiple ‘same question’ emails from nurses re my position on nurse / patient ratios, obviously part of a well-orchestrated campaign, not that I have anything against that, or nurses! I note WA nurses are campaigning strongly for … Continue reading

Who the Hell is Greg Ross and Why Midland?

  A dad of four and granddad of three, married to Ann (they’ve just celebrated their second wedding anniversary). After a long period in West Australian tourism as a tour guide driver (something he still loves), followed by many years … Continue reading