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Graphical Manipulations #172: Disillusionment, Toads, Rats, Plots, Promissory Notes And . . . . . . !


It was redolent with promise, svelte in shape, style and erudition. This could be it!  Anticipation hung upon the air like the aroma of a spice shop!  The mind was erotically enthused with the promise of the illicit pleasures to … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #171: Electoral Overload, Promissory Notes, Flashbacks, Conspiracies And Nom De Plumes!


Two weeks in to the (second?) longest election campaign in Australian history and diahorrea, glazed eyes, psychotically induced deafness, as well as inflammation of remote button fingers is rampant across the nation. It is also believed that many complaints have … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #170: Nomenclature, Rats. And The Rise Of The Toads!


WOW!! That didn’t take long! Less than a week into the 2016 election and the dogs of ugly have been released.  As well as the toads!  Fear, loathing, xenophobia, are now to the fore – bring on the flag waver … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #169: An Election! An Election! We’re Having An Erection! Noooooooooo!!


And so it begins. Welcome to fifty-four (that’s 54) days of excruciating TV, of pollsters polling and saying sooths about said results.  Of interminable explanations of the possible ramifications of a 1 percentage point change in a poll with a … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #168: Continuity And Change? Discontinuous Continuity And Exciting Times!


Well you’d have to say that our beloved leader Fraudband Fraudbull was right. It is indeed, an exciting time to be an Australian.  Especially if you are a Lieberal/Neutered Puppy MP in a marginal seat!  You must be so excitedly … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #167: Continuity And Change? And Other Oxymorons!


Oxymoron: A figure of speech that juxtaposes elements that appear to be contradictory. Oxymorons appear in a variety of contexts, including inadvertent errors (such as “ground pilot”) and literary oxymorons crafted to reveal a paradox. Well! That’s one explanation I … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #166: 2016! The Year Of The Monkey! And Will The Oz Voters Be Taken For One?


We made the move. We sold the joint.  Invested in a place being built.  We planned the move.  Foresaw the traps, and legworked to smooth out the crap.  It went so sweet, the move and stuff.  And then along came … Continue reading

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