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]

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]

On this day…in 1942

On this day, Thailand, a Japanese puppet state, declares war on the Allies. When war broke out in Europe in September 1939, Thailand declared its neutrality, much to the distress of France and England. Both European nations had colonies surrounding Thailand and hoped Thailand would support the Allied effort and prevent Japanese encroachment on their … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1945

On this day in 1945, an official announcement of Japan’s unconditional surrender to the Allies is made public to the Japanese people. Even though Japan’s War Council, urged by Emperor Hirohito, had already submitted a formal declaration of surrender to the Allies, via ambassadors, on August 10, fighting continued between the Japanese and the Soviets … [Read the full story]

What has TOG been up to for the past 6 months?

After so many emails from my Ozzie News readers asking where I have been for the past six months, I feel it is only justice if I come clean on my sojourn. I was asked to help create a guest room-come playroom for my grandchildren out of a worn out garage. Now, building, construction and … [Read the full story]

Jessica Michibata looks great un-Button-ed

Jenson Button’s gorgeous girlfriend Jessica Michibata sent pulses into overdrive as she gave beach-goers an eyeful by stripping down to a teeny bikini. The model, 28, was in Hawaii enjoying some downtime with her F1 star lover. McLaren ace Jenson Button, 32, was resting after competing in the Honolulu marathon, which he finished in just … [Read the full story]

Chinese bikini beauties are ‘Pushing Hands’

Over 20 Chinese bikini beauties competed each other in an one-on-one “Pushing Hands” battles at the Henan Division of Miss Bikini International Pageant held in Sanmenxia City, central China. Pushing hands is a two-person training routines practiced in internal Chinese martial arts such as T’ai chi ch’uan. During the practice, the lower body of the … [Read the full story]

Pervert films schoolgirls spitting for kicks

A 55-year-old jobless Japanese man has been arrested in Tokyo for having three schoolgirls spit out saliva and filming them in the process.  On Tuesday, Toshihiko Mizuno was caught in Tokyo on Monday on suspicion of “habitual indecency,” which carries a penalty of up to one year in jail or a fine of $12,400, the … [Read the full story]

Why is the Prime Minister losing our trust?

It seems the polls are predicting a very large swing against the government. Could it be a few strange decisions of late…carbon tax and boat people. Perhaps I could help out with a few ideas of my own. Instead of sending boat people to Malaysia and Thailand, we should approach people without a country of … [Read the full story]

US marines aid Japan

US marines arrived in Japan recently to provide emergency help if the crisis at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant worsens. The specially trained squad, wearing gas masks and grey radiation suits, took part in drills with Japanese counterparts. Master Sgt Mark Dumdie said, “We’re here to be a quick reaction force if something really … [Read the full story]

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