Judges should be made culpable!

I have raised this question many times. Who is held responsible when Judges and parole boards make mistakes? Convicted criminals given lenient sentences by judges. Parole boards releasing criminals back into society. If they go on to commit another violent crime, who takes responsibility¬†and who is punished for the mistakes? The families who lose or … [Read the full story]

Aussie cricket – on the way to being great again

It was a lovely competition between Australia and Pakistan with the most brilliant display by both teams. Played with great sportsmanship and leadership. We have been preparing for the test matches with special attention to fitness and cullinary expertise. As you know India now has very strong soccer teams, and the league games are showing … [Read the full story]

Professor Brown’s talking bulltish

I read¬†an article by Professor Brown on Ozzie News recently and thought what a load of bulltish! He reminds me of the people who blame all their woes on God. If God wanted to punish us, he wouldn’t need misguided clerics to set up camps to train young men to blow themselves up! Think of … [Read the full story]

Rich man, poor man

In January you will receive notification of your assets checked against your pension qualification. This means my pension will be stopped. Because of my savings and private pension and my preparations for the future, I will be penalised for being careful. In the news a politician has been threatened with having his $100,000 pension stopped. … [Read the full story]

Kangaroos spotted in the USA

Just like puma and panthers being spotted in Australia and Europe, kangaroos have also been seen not within their original habitat. Kangaroos have been seen often in the United States since the Mid 1960s. A man had reported a kangaroo on his porch early one morning in Chicago on October 18, 1974. Patrolmen Byrne and … [Read the full story]

Advance Australia, or are we going backwards

About thirty years ago I enjoyed the free spirit of Australia. People spoke up and had their say. They did the right thing, they all pulled together and were not lazy. How far have we advanced today? A beautiful, pre-school, primary school close to where I live has lovely grounds and a sports field. Unfortunately … [Read the full story]

History is in the eye of the ignorant

I am getting older and spend my time looking backwards at history. That is true history, not the history proposed by twenty somethings just out of university. As a lad I was able to talk to my Grandad, he told me about the First World War. Not from history books, but from the sights and … [Read the full story]

Do you talk to your kids?

I think the thing I miss most is being able to talk to my grandad. My grandchildren don’t listen to me they play on their X-boxes. Are there too many electrical gadgets around today to influence our children with ipods, Wii, play stations, dvd players and television. When I was young I used to sit … [Read the full story]

How can Harry influence the South Coast Mariners?

Today in the A-League we have the Central Coast Mariner v Wellington Pheonix, and I ask ‘what influence will Harry Redknapp have on the game?’ Harry Redknapp Joined the Central Coast Mariners in May this year as a Football Consultant. But he is also an advisor for English Championship team Derby County. I ask the … [Read the full story]

Mental illness in women

Regardless of age, gender or race, mental disorders can affect anyone. There are millions who suffer from mental illness, but women are more likely to suffer from some particular mental illnesses. And figures in Australia show that women suffered double the amount of men from menatl illness last year. Biological factors do play a part … [Read the full story]

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