Is Australia the new USA?

The news each day is full of stabbings and shootings and more violence. The values we inherited from our ancestors are drifting away. Mateship and going to the aid of the underdog are now forgotten dreams. Fight nights and five against one and kicking a man when he’s down, seem to be fun for the … [Read the full story]

Will there be another war?

Years ago my grandad told me he crossed the world to do battle. Later my dad told me he crossed the world and he also did battle. They went to help their mates fight the Germans…and they won. Today the Germans are again dominating Europe. Not with soldiers, but with cash. The French all elegance … [Read the full story]

Why can’t parents stop their children who bully?

I was reading an article about a sixty year old man with a mental age of ten…he was bullied to death. He lived with his mother who is ninety years of age and has spent her life looking after her son. Did I  mention the bullies were all juveniles? YES…schoolboys and teenagers. How is it possible for … [Read the full story]

The Old Git moans about…TV

TELEVISION A personal view. Is it only me, or do all TV presenters learn to giggle and talk at exhaustingly high speed.  Besides talking over each other and especially over any guests. They ask a question and before and answer is completed they talk over them  and change the subject. Traffic and weather persons are … [Read the full story]