Monthly Archives: August 2011

The RANT #3: ‘Summer of Malcontent’. With Apologies to William S.


Now is the summer of our malcontents Made gloriously farcical by the stunts of Phoney Tony; And all the clouds that beamed upon our house In the deep bosom of despair are buried. Now are our brows furrowed by deepening … Continue reading

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Food for Thought #5: China, US, China, US? What To Do? Ohh! What To Do?


A comment was made in an article by Geoffrey Garret (The Weekend Australian, August 13-14, 2011) that: ‘agonising over challenges to Australia’s geopolitical triangle ignores the very real fact we are part of a vibrant economic triangle with China and the … Continue reading

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Food for Thought #4: Memories Are Made of This.


Last week browsing through the Inbox I came across one of my favourites, ‘Phrase of the Week’ which was exploring the origins of the word ‘Abracadabra’. The email included this image: Obviously an iconic image from my perspective as the … Continue reading

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