Between The Flags…

It is with some trepidation that I raise this subject in the wake of Australia Day*  but I believe that Australians really do need to update their image. And I am not alone… The Australian Flag as it stands doesn’t really represent Australia with all of its diversity in inhabitants or its rich Aboriginal history. … Continue reading Between The Flags…

The Game of Life…

It was with an overwhelming sadness that I have read of the remarkable photojournalist Penny Tweedies passing. And it was with especial sadness I read that it was by her own hand. I send my utmost condolences to her family and friends. Of course I do not know the circumstances which led her to her … Continue reading The Game of Life…

The Left Behind

This was just sent to me by Ben Chesterton of ‘Mighty Duckrabbit’ fame. It is a great example of the things we don’t discuss when we talk about any situation in the middle east. Each time a new squabble arises and the boys rattle their missiles at each other or the dispossession of one bunch … Continue reading The Left Behind

After the Flood

By now the world has surely heard of the terrible floods that have afflicted the Australian state of Queensland and Brazil in South America. It is remarkable of course that these events that have occurred almost simultaneously but almost an entire world apart have elicited such resoundingly different responses. Australia has, by and large, won the … Continue reading After the Flood