Monthly Archives: June 2013

the holy trinity

As a school kid taught by Irish nuns, the concept of the holy trinity, father, son and holy spirit, was exemplified as a shamrock, three bulges comprising the leaf; of course those elvish folk considered the four leaved clover luckier … Continue reading

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exit first woman Prime Minister of Australia

We in Australia had a turbulent time last night and the result was that the first woman prime minister was rejected. I think: too little, too late, the wrong sequence, the wrong system. As the ex-Treasurer Minister Swan, possibly the … Continue reading

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How to Survive a Plague

How to Survive a Plague (2012) Directed by David France. With Larry Kramer, Iris Long, Bob Rafsky, Peter Staley. The story of two coalitions — ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) … ABC2 is styling itself the mature viewing channel and proof of its … Continue reading

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Ellen de Generis meets Madonna

Two days ago Ellen interviewed Madonna; I missed the opening flourish where both women indulged that flourish that Ellen loves to affect, being the lush. Except Madonna took it further; you’ve only had two sips of champagne, said Ellen. Who … Continue reading

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Mr Jensen’s retirement

The head of Anglicanism in Sydney is retiring soon after a 12 year stint of outrageous behaviour, including a tour of the mother country the UK, where he behaved with evangelical but inappropriate zeal. Today he was interviewed in the … Continue reading

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Why god is a civil engineer

In last night’s QI Stephen Fry declared that god was a civil engineer; why? who else in designing the human body would position the pleasure centre next to the effluent outpour. Today, US public broadcasting TV discussed the High Court … Continue reading

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a world view

Below are two images of the continent on which I was born, the land on which my mother’s umbilical cord was cut and her blood shed. The first is the fairy wren, while the rock formation was named by paranoid … Continue reading

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