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About Blog of Greg

I consider myself a thinker and I like to discuss everything in life with those around me. Mostly I am serious, sometimes I am funny, and occasionally I am rude. I like to wear my heart on my sleeve and say what I feel, or think! It is important to me to be honest about how I feel and why! I detest pretense, big egos and self importance. I believe that I am no more important than you, and similarly that you are no more important than me! [apparently I should reflect on this more often] This blog is a way of engaging people in different aspects of life; its goal is to present a different view of life and contribute to a broadening of our awareness. While this blog is essentially my opinion, I also understand that there are other opinions out there. Though I encourage discussion, I may “delete” comments that I find are unhelpful, argumentative, or offensive towards myself or another person. Often I write about politics – apparently that is an interest of mine – but I also like to write about other more personal things that affect us in our day to day lives. Along with this blog, I also write to politicians and newspapers; I often present a commentary on my blog about following comments or decisions. That way everyone understands what they have said – and sometimes of course how big a buffoon they are:) Please feel free to comment on my posts, as I would like to hear what you have to say. After all…. Your opinion is just as valid as mine!

Junk Robot

Well, I haven’t written for a while, and the first post is about junk? Seriously! Is it a Robot that is rubbish, a robot that just didn’t work… Or WHAT! …. Let’s scroll down and see …. Meet “Riccy”, our … Continue reading

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Electricity costs and usage – Solar payback

Good morning readers, I wanted to post an extract of a newsletter by Alan Cuthbertson from It is a short story about pay back costs for solar panels depending on your own power usage. Prior to the extract, I wanted … Continue reading

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A DODO in flight

Why would a modern telecommunications choose the name of an extinct bird – Because they are complete and utter imbeciles. This blog post is really just a great big whinge about a telecommunicaitons company that is quite hopeless. And while … Continue reading

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Housing affordability

Good morning readers. This will be a multi-part blog where I will look at housing affordability in Sydney. The idea is to raise: House prices Tax concessions (relating to housing) Low interest rates Loans and lending practices Mortgages As you … Continue reading

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Electricity costs

A different blog for this evening. Taken from: I thought I would share our electricity usage with you. I am quite proud of our family. As a household of three we use about 18% of the electricity of an … Continue reading

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Risks on the water

Good afternoon readers, We decided to have a day out near the water this afternoon; it was very hot today. We decided on a quiet little area where the munchkin can play, and still be safe in the water. Taken … Continue reading

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Nasty Neighbours

Good morning readers, From: Here I haven’t written for quite a while, as we were selling our home and moving. Although there are a number of other articles in the back-burner, I haven’t had time to finish them. I have … Continue reading

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The blockers

Dear readers, While I am not in the habit of forwarding other peoples posts, or letters, this email from the activist group “GetUp” highlights why Australian politics is so dirty. The Politicians highlighted within this article and video, are some … Continue reading

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What is a LIBERAL

Rather than a blog post, I have created this acronym for what might be a: LIBERAL L – Little I – Infants B – Bellowing E – Endlessly R – Rancid A – Arrogant L – Lies Is this the … Continue reading

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Political corruption in Australia

Good evening readers, I have written about political corruption in Australia before, this time I wanted to comment on an aspect of corruption in Australian politics that sadly seems to be becoming more common! Australia is in the grips of … Continue reading

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We’re moving – part 2

Good morning world! A little while ago I wrote that we were planning to move: Well, the time of sale is now right on our doorstep; we finally decided on an agent a bit over a week ago. Today … Continue reading

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Visit Australia – and the dying Great Barrier Reef

I wanted to post this to my blog to highlight the deception of our current Liberal Government. While some in the world would be aware of what our current Government is doing to our environment, it may not be widely … Continue reading

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We’re moving…

Having lived in and around this family home for most of my life, my family has decided to move on. Continue reading

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Private Health Insurace – a ministers response

Federal MP, The Honorable John Alexander MP, responds to my questioning of the function of Private Health Insurance in Australia. Continue reading

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Turnbull obsolete and backwards to 1945

A bizarre tax reform by our Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Having thought that we had got rid of our last dinosaur Prime Minister – Tony Abbott, our New’ish Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, now wants to turn back the … Continue reading

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