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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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Graphical Manipulations #165: You Close Your Eyes, And Realise. 2015’s Not Been A Pretty Sight!


As was predicted a week or so ago exhaustion has overtaken the contributory animalia and they’ve decided that a bit of a rest might help to revitalise their jaded wits! There was a momentary fear that the demise of the … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #164: Wolves, Idiots, Rats, Toads and Broughing It!


Well Parliament has shut up shop for the holiday period and deep sighs of relief can be heard all round.  Now Orstralia can regain a sense of reality and get on with enjoying the benefits of an economy that has … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #163: Misquotation, Plottery, Aerosols, Work, Mergers And Wishful Thinking!


We’ve been thinking. Yes! I know it’s a difficult concept to grasp, but the various contributors to these Graphical Manipulations have met in closed session and raised a significant issue.  That is; “Should we continue to satirise graphically the incipient … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #162: Academics, Sex, Taxes, Pledges, Rats, Toads, And Xenophobes!


OK! We have a pile of Graphical Manipulations. They’ve been put in some semblance of order likely to fit the general trend in the thought processes, and here we sit wondering just how to begin this week’s pictorial diatribe against … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #161: Leaps, Liars, Sheeple, Aged People, Rats – And A Couple of Toads!


This one’s a hotch potch hoi polloi mainly because the scribbling manipulator was off doing “tourist guide” to a couple of visiting Japanese guests who received a surfeit of pure white sand at Jervis Bay’s Hyam’s Beach – along with … Continue reading

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