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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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Graphical Manipulations #157: It’s Just Rats And Toads, Mainly!


If you have ever wondered where it’s all going to, it appears that it’s “to hell in a handcart” mainly. Apart from the media ecstasy at the resurgence in the polls of the Lieberals under their new (well re-constituted really) … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #156: A Hotched Potch. Including The Usual Animalia!


It’s a bit of a hotch potch, dog’s breakfast, bubble and squeak, this week! Reminiscent of the deluded mind mentioned in the post word. So, a few passing thoughts before the graphical bits. Watching, hearing our new Prime Minister Malcolm … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #155: Some Rats, A Seal, And A Political Meal!


Well! Well! It would seem that the Australian political drama appears set to continue, providing ample opportunity for the Graphical Manipulator to do his thing. The Rabbott, deposed, demoted, demonised and denigrated is certainly showing signs that his debasement has … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #153: NO ANIMALS AT ALL! Oh! OK! Just an Alpaca!


SIGH! What a let down!! No Tony Rabbott photos, not even one from the drunken and debauched farewell party of our hairy chested, shirtless, ex-leader. SIGH!! And then when we looked at our new TEAM LEADER AUSTRALIA’s team it was … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #150: Commissions, Shares, Rats, A Book And A Farce!


Underlings! Silence in this place!! After careful deliberation over several days, I have come to the personal opinion, albeit a self-indulgent and self-righteous one, that I am, without doubt, an entirely upright and estimable personage! Of sharp mind, and great … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #136: Déjà Vu, More Bloody Rats, And A Coal Driven Future!


What can you say! A couple of weeks after Mr Eleventy delivered the budget of sweeties for willing consumption by the clamouring masses it has been found that these apparently delectable pre-election sweeteners contain a somewhat rancid interior. Hidden beneath … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #128: Reminiscent Rants, Rats, Cuts, Pics, Slime And Welfare!


Once upon a time.  A long time ago. Well actually in the 60’s, after a year of “general factotum” servitude followed by a four year apprenticeship in Hand and Machine Composing at Western Australia Newspapers I made it to working … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #124: Beasts, Toads, Ugliness, Rats, Rabbotts, Happy Chappies & Flag Power!


Well!  It’s been one of those weeks, one of those ummm weeks and we’ve all been getting on with the business, the business of good government!  Of course we all know, know, that good government is the product of a … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #122: Mr Nice, Eleventyisms, Oops, Comic Relief, Rats, Government’s And Gourds!


For a moment there we were much concerned that the time of Satirical Surfeit was about to become Satirical Starvation as our Prime Team Australia Leader Rabbott stopped the tomfoolery and became all serious and, well, Prime Ministerial!  Much to … Continue reading

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