Can We End Poverty? Is it About Crazy Little thing Called Love!

This is footage from the Live Aid concert organised by Bob Geldof to end poverty in Africa.  It was to unite the world under a common purpose.  It was to use music to inspire participation and focus on this cause that need not be if we shared.  Of course the concert did… Continue reading

Smiling through Depression

This is an excellent video and it speaks about Robin Williams death.  It talks to mental health and the fact people go through very difficult times. What is concerning is that people are largely non responsive.  When I went through this I was astounded that there was no response.

The issue of abuse,… Continue reading

In Defence of the Australia Israeli Relationship Awaiting the Sermon on the Mount

I pass the olive branch….

“I think our two nations understand one another in the deeper sense. We cherish the value of peace, freedom, democracy.

We battle the same forces of militant… Continue reading

Are Cuts to the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) about Curtailing Freedom of Speech?

I just noticed I wrote Australian Broadcasting Commission not Corporation, that has to do with my age.  When I was young it was called this.  What is really obvious now I look to see and see to look is that it is a corporation.  That means it can trade.  This is… Continue reading

Eve is a New Era




This is a poem dedicated to all men,

For you are trail blazing,

A bush fire that is unstoppable,

That is on the war path,

That has forgotten the steam bath,

Is for contemplation.


The patriarch is the monarch,

The matriarch is the patron,

Who presides over… Continue reading

Australia’s Human Rights, Counter Terrorism and Peace Building Alternatives

The Australian Government has announced holding suspects of terrorism to 14 days without a magistrate.  The sedition laws are particularly noteworthy. This has implications for freedom of speech which may raise issues that are not supportive of the government, particularly if there is concern about illegality as what was seen in the Iraq war.… Continue reading

Mohandas Gandhi

“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.”