Category Archives: Business

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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Woolworths treats staff like shit!

Good afternoon readers, I thought I would share this story about how Woolworths Australia seems to be treating its staff. A friend of mine, who works for Woolworths in NSW, has just told me that when they recently returned from … Continue reading

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A Hardly Normal response!

Dear readers, Following on from the lounge suite saga: http://bit.ly/1ZofpLA A Harvey Norman representative did contact me via email, essentially indicating that the cables for the lounge suite only had a one year warranty, and that the client would have to … Continue reading

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Harvey Norman Lounge failure

Good morning readers, A Hardly Normal lounge suite saga 🙂 I thought I would share a little story about a client’s lounge suite that I had to work on recently. The lounge suite was bought from Harvey Norman in Tweed … Continue reading

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Why the future depends on restoring democracy.

Originally posted on Sowing Seeds :
There is a crisis of confidence in democracy in Australia. It is a crisis for people and the environment. It is a situation I have been mulling over for quite some time, but has been…

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Automation or death?

I was listening to the news this evening which was mentioning increasing automation levels in many industries in Australia (and many other countries). I am not sure if we truly realise the potential difficulties that automation will cause with regards to people … Continue reading

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MAKA Leather goods – Tool related

Hi everyone, I don’t normally advertise other peoples stuff, I only advertise my own :), but if I find something that I feel deserves my support, I like to pass those details on. Because I do a lot of trade … Continue reading

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Climate Denial in the local rag

Hi everyone, I have written about the local rag before, the newspaper (if you can call it that) called The Weekly Times. It isn’t really a newspaper in the true sense of the word, but a voice of the editor … Continue reading

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Penalty Rates Under Abbott? Not Likely!

Do you think we will have penalty rates under Phony Flappit? Not likely. From communications that I have received from some Liberals in the past, they seem to think that Australia is now a 24 hour economy, and therefore if … Continue reading

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Inequitable Rubbish

Originally posted on The Australian Independent Media Network:
Abbott has finally produced a policy announcement about his ‘signature policy’ – Paid Parental Leave. Lenore Taylor has a sensible article in today’s The Guardian pointing out that the real issue for…

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The REAL Australian workplaces

Good morning readers, I was writing to the local paper last night, about the working life of the REAL Australia. You see we are in the middle of an election campaign in Australia, and the Liberals (the equivalent of the … Continue reading

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The end of a fruit growing era on Vimeo

The end of a fruit growing era on Vimeo on Vimeo via The end of a fruit growing era on Vimeo. This saddens me deeply. Slowly our industries are being decimated by cheap imports. Our ideologically driven governments that have … Continue reading

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Where is the minimum wage heading!!!

This is where we are headed in Australia. Downwards!!! How are we going to stop this.

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Goulburn Valley growers in ‘dire straits’ – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

I read this article this morning regarding the situation with our farmers in the Goulburn Valley – It was on the ABC News website below. Goulburn Valley growers in ‘dire straits’ – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). It is not … Continue reading

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The Greens’ and Labor’s spat!

I wrote this a long time ago and it got lost; the government has now changed but the sentiments still remain true. I therefore thought that it would be worth posting. —————- It never stops in our political system; the silliness … Continue reading

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