Ignorance is Bliss

… until you think you’re not; but really you still are. We have a new Prime Minister. Ms Julia Gillard. Probably one of the fastest ever no-confidence leader dumpings. Talked about one day, over the next with no contest from, now, former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. After this action what are all the people on… Continue reading Ignorance is Bliss

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Use of Tools

They say that one of the things that sets us apart from animals is our ability to use tools, be they opportunistic uses such as picking up a rock and using it as a hammer or created tools. In the animal world it is only really identified as ourselves and the Chimpanzee who fashion tools… Continue reading Use of Tools

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Out of the woodwork

In the face of tragedy the loons appear… with over 181 lives lost to the Victorian bush fires we are now barraged by people telling us that it was always going to happen and almost implying that it was deserved. One is a Pastor who says this is god’s retribution for legalizing abortion in Victoria.… Continue reading Out of the woodwork

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I can’t be a photographic journalist

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Photo by John Moore/Getty Images seen on boston.com’s Big Picture story Xenophobia in South Africa One of my favourite sites at the moment is “The Big Picture” from boston.com, most of the photos are amazing. But today there are some photos on the site that make me feel bad to my core. They have brought… Continue reading I can’t be a photographic journalist

Not Sure What Makes Me Madder

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In reading a story on news.com.au I became a little annoyed. At best I am annoyed by news reporting around 60% of the time. I find that these days it is rarely impartial or about just the facts, almost every article is peppered with the writer’s opinion and hear-say. It seems no journalist reports the… Continue reading Not Sure What Makes Me Madder

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