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]

Bad boy Joey Barton sacked from Rangers

Bad boy Joey Barton has been given a one match ban by the Scottish Football Associstion for betting. Barton placed 44 bets between July 1st and September 15th. He was charged with breaking the rules to gambling on soccer matches – his contract with Rangers was terminated last week. Barton will no doubt sign for a new … [Read the full story]

Who is on the side of the pensioner?

With Australian pensions becoming reduced due to new rules, which will apply on January 2017, I ask are we not entitled to a pension? At the end of World War 2, a great number of troops were coming home and it was a time of growth – the population was expanding. People turning away from a … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylors SRU

A Queen retires and a new King takes over the kingdom. Holland celebrated in style the first king to reign in nearly a century. In Afghanistan, a road side bomb kills UK troops. More than 400 dead in building collapse and protestors call for the death penalty. In India, the four year old child who … [Read the full story]

A toilet was going to be built by remains of King

In the UK, they have discovered the remains of the last English King who died in battle. English slang for a ‘poo’ is ‘Richard the Third’ …’turd’. Put in the context, “I’m going for a Richard”. But funnily enough, the reason the car park (where Richard the 3rd’s remains were discovered) was being dug up, … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

What a week for Australia. It’s not what happened here, but rather what we must learn from foreign news. The terrible execution of hostages in Algeria carried out by Muslims in support of Malians and terrorists held in western countries. The result in troops being sent into action will escalate action both in France and … [Read the full story]

World predictions for 2013

Next year has the magical number thirteen to generate good and bad over the coming twelve months. Europe is going through a tough time…it will get even tougher next year. Watch out for the UK to cause a few heart stopping moments for the Germans and French. In America the President will find his second … [Read the full story]

The rules of law must apply

Do you remember before the Olympics in London huge riots and unrest spreading to other UK cities? Now we are seeing killings and riots across the Middle East. Why, you must ask, is there so much mayhem? I’m afraid there will always be an element of trouble makers, and those who seek to gain from … [Read the full story]

The hunt is on

Seventy years ago the search began for the leading lady to star in, ‘Gone With The Wind’. Now in Hollywood the search is on for the leading lady to star in, ‘Shades of Grey’, based on the best-selling novel by E.L. James. As with GWTW the male lead was a certainty for Clark Gable. It … [Read the full story]

What do YOU think?

In the newspapers from the UK was a story about two insults to the nation by Muslims. Allegedly during a poppy day parade a Muslim burnt a poppy. He was fined around $100. Another Muslim allegedly drew graffiti on a wall and was fined. Two  UK citizens allegedly drew a small poppy on a mosque … [Read the full story]

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