Category Archives: Social/Community

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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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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Our future – correlations with Hitler

Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future. [Adolf Hitler] How interesting that in this day and age, Hitler’s statements of the 1930s would seem to appear accurate of current times. … Continue reading

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Are we all Narcissistic?

Good morning readers. I have been thinking a lot about our society, and where we are going wrong, of late. I can’t say if all of the world is like this, but certainly in some western countries it appears to … Continue reading

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Welfare or no-fair?

Hello everyone, I have a number of pieces in process of being written, but haven’t as yet finished any of them 🙂 . That is what happens when you have a 2 year old child whom you care for and look … Continue reading

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Women in Iraq

This will be a very quick post. I read recently of a young girl who was married off to an old guy in one of the middle east countries, with the result that the girl died on marriage night due … Continue reading

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Australia’s Next Top….

Is this Joe’s real goal in life? Do you mean that he isn’t really trying to get the top job to represent the Australian people in parliament…. Nah…. Couldn’t possibly be!

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Cost of Living – according to the Liberals

Good morning, I have been listening to the campaigning  by the Liberal party of late (the equivalent to the Tories or Tea Party); Australia is in the grip of an election campaign – for the next month, and one of … 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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If Abbott wins: ruthless cuts?

I was reading this article on the ABC today: http://www.abc.net.au/unleashed/4579558.html?WT.mc_id=newsmail And was alarmed enough to decide to comment on it. I know that the guy who wrote it is obviously a strong Labor supporter, being a Labor party think tank, … Continue reading

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School girl HIV infection in South Africa

Quarter of S African schoolgirls HIV positive: minister – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). I had to press this. I was absolutely horrified that in a modern world, that school children are becoming infected with HIV. 28% of school girls … 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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Can Telstra fix faults on their network?

I have to share a funny situation with you. Around 3 months ago we had a storm that blew a piece of metal ducting off the power pole outside our house. The metal ducting was around 1.2m long and quite … Continue reading

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