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Graphical Manipulations #66: Whither Next, Seals, Diplomacy, Frootloops, Budgets, Handouts And Wishful Thoughts!


As we assume the crash positions for our upcoming FESTIVE SEASON BASH and the country effectively closes down (except for the Boxing Day Sales) and becomes comatose with self-indulgence and alcoholic excessiveness the mind turns to the spirit of Christmas … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #62: Media, Faulty Promises, Nasty Surprises, The Rat, Books And Diplomacy!


Since September I’ve had this peculiar feeling that something was strangely amiss as we went about our daily affairs.  An uncomfortable little niggle in the back of the mind of not quite rightness, unkosher, something ephemeral was no long extant, … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #61: Watchers, Farces, Billions, The Rat, Rogue Travellers And Excuses!


No one would have believed in the early years of the twenty-first century that we were  being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than that of individual man and yet as mortal as he; that as men busied themselves … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #55: Driving, Sails, Krill, Books, Rorts, The Rat & Last Words!


It’s a bit like being in the so-called ‘Phoney War’ (September ’39 to April ’40, World War II)!  The ‘blitzkreig’ of the election is over and the various confected emergencies have faded away, the press has been remarkably quiet and … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #54: Weaponry, Mantra’s, And Rats, Conventional and Otherwise!


Another fairly unremarkable week has trundled by leaving us to contemplate a dearth of information about the newly elected government which seem to be very intent on maintaining maximum security and minimal contact with a media that did them so … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #44: Low Cost Drones, Falsity, Pies, Diatribes, The Rat, And A Word Or Two!


Another week passes and we continue to be politically inundated with the half-truths, outright lies, grandiose exaggerations, slogans, etcetera by politicians ever eager to convince you that the other bunch are a mob of disingenuous, half-truth telling, outright liars who … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #41: Knives, Facts, Signs, Rats & Portents!


Finally the Ruddifications have been put to bed and ‘the people’s Prime Minister’ is the Prime Minister again, much to the chagrin of Phoney Tony Abbot and the NO Coalition.  And I must admit that there appears to be a … Continue reading

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