Monthly Archives: January 2013

Graphical Manipulations #20: Ooooh! A Mini-Campaign! I Want One Too!!


The New Year (Western) is here bringing with it last year’s political nastiness like bad breath after a boozy night and a chuck-up.  The Year of the Snake sits waiting in the wings, the holiday respite is barely over, Oz … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #19: Whatever The Topic, It All Makes for a Good Read!


What! Finished the recommended reading all ready?  They must have been engrossing!  So here’s a few more that you might be interested in browsing through. In which the author introduces the reader to a strategic tactic that they have long … Continue reading

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Food For Thought #19: Democracy, Democracy! Wherefore Art Thou Democracy?


It was Thomas Jefferson who said: ‘The price of freedom is eternal vigilance’.  Given what we see happening elsewhere and in Australia these days it might be better rephrased as: ‘The price of real democracy is eternal vigilance’.  And vigilance … Continue reading

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En Passant #12: From The Mind Of The Child – The Creation Of A Tony Abbot Moment!


Sometimes things arrive serendipitously, or perhaps because your mind is away with the fairies and not really concentrating on the job at hand.  Whatever the reason such moments are to be cherished. Anyhow, to the story. Several months ago we … Continue reading

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2012 In Review — Courtesy of WordPress


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 3,600 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #18: A Bit Of This, A Bit of That!


So here we go again.  2012 went out with barely a wimper and 2013 came in with a bang.  So starting the new year in a similar manner to how we ended here’s a few more GM’s. There’s this; And … Continue reading

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