Colour – it’s time to reflect On what defines us and the goals that we set Apartheid once ruled ‘Baasskap’* was the tool We are better, much better, than that *'Baasskap' was the Afrikaans term used to describe white supremacy in South Africa during Apartheid rule.
Black lives matter - All lives matter from someone living in the most successful and harmonious multicultural nation in the world.
Found this story in the news the other day. Follow the link and you'll see that the preparation for catastrophe was in place but the need (so far) has not been realised, as is shown in the link below. https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/melbourne/coronavirus-ward-created-to-treat-covid-19-patients-at-geelong-hospital-sits-empty-as-managers-hail-its-success/ar-BB13OtGh Kind of reminded me of the episode of Yes Minister where Bernard advises the Minister … Continue reading An empty hospital? Who’d have thought it?
Once a scare becomes a fright And man reacts as one Folly breeds more folly And amok will folly run I see therefore it must be true A knowledge base for thought Faster faster it impedes To question is a rationale Practiced by the few As reason loses out to fear And slow thought loses … Continue reading Folly
I once had a toy A cherished bear I called Teddy He’d sit under my arm Whilst lying in bed He’d sleep by my side Every night restful and Steady Sleep well and be happy Is what Teddy said I have him today Boxed with soft toys Out of reach Out of sight – (out … Continue reading Teddy
There's a virus - they call it Corona It creates panic all the world over The shelves - they are bare No toilet paper to spare So we wipe our bum on whatever's left over
Visiting the supermarket this weekend I saw shelves with little or no toilet paper. The supermarket usually only re-fills their shelves overnight but today they were hard at it, putting as much toilet paper on the shelves as they could to replace the many bundles walking out the door. I should have taken a photo. … Continue reading Come Visit Australia
He did it! We always knew he would. Boris Johnson may well go down in history as one of the most successful Prime Ministers of all time. And he may well have the next decade to prove himself. Today, Tony Blair came out with writhing criticism of Jeremy Corbyn, the arguably socialist leader that led … Continue reading Boris
His frame is like a picture Mounted high upon the wall Surprised he looks aghast At the others they're disturbing So principled a stance Replaced by the pragmatic Conciliation to the forefront One stands languished quite perturbing Let me out let's get it done Moving forward without a warning Will … Continue reading In the morning
Have you ever lived with kangaroos? You know those funny-looking animals with big feet, big ears, and even bigger chests? You may know them as ‘boxing kangaroos.’ I know them as my neighbour. Recently, my family made a move from metropolitan Sydney, that beautiful, harbour-side city so many of you know as the city that … Continue reading I live with kangaroos