Monthly Archives: April 2015

Graphical Manipulations #132: Mediocrity, Myopia, Rat Erudition, The Rat, Remembrance And Gourdliness!


In “The Lucky Country”, Donald Horne wrote; “Australia is a lucky country run mainly by second rate people who share its luck. It lives on other people’s ideas, and, although its ordinary people are adaptable, most of its leaders (in … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #131: AGW, Responsiveness, A Rat, Monkeys, Pain, Politics And Other Bits!


With rising temperatures across the planet setting more records the US government announced that the globe experienced its hottest month of March since record keeping began in 1880. Apparently, the period of January to March was also the warmest on … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #130: @#%&?!^ Polls, Told Ya So, Meaningful Toads, Fantasy, And Bloody Rats!


It was the dulcet text of the Sydney Morning Herald’s Mark Kenny in 12 point Arial telling us that; “Three key findings in this month’s Fairfax-Ipsos poll deserve mention: (1) over a third of voters believe the GST should be … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #129: Easter, Lambies, Rabbotts, The Ratty Rabble, Fogging And Proverbs!


Well!  That’s Easter over and done with and it all seems to have gone off pretty much without a hitch.  We weren’t the subject of a terrorist attack, we didn’t decimate the populace too much by smashing cars into one … Continue reading

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