Tag Archives: Eric Abetz

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 #160: Eight Toads, Six Rats. Only One Of Erudition!


You might have noticed of late that the brevity and sharp wittedness of our Government has become less, shall we say, three word sloganistic and more loquacious! Indeed loquacity has become it’s raison d’etre!  No longer are we subject to … 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 #142: AGW, Border Forces, Toads, Rats, Sheep And Fancy Dress!


As a microbiologist I’m a keen receiver of regular updates on things microbiological by way of ProMED emails (supported by the International Society for Infectious Disease and individual subscription). One of the more reliable (that is, not partially digested through … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #123: Logic, Teamsters, Reviews, Rats, Monkeys, Comedians & Gourdliness!


Well! It’s been confirmed that there are moves, albeit initial, to formerly alter the Australian honours system to give gongs more appropriately referred to as “Mates”! And not to be left in the lurch, there are strong moves to give … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #95: Spies And Lies, Pensions, ICAC, Links, The Rat And Other Stuff!


So! The Government of the Prime Winky Dill is going to force the Telco’s to keep our metadata for two years (depending of course on the Government’s interpretation of exactly what metadata means – given that they appear to have … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #94: Jobs, Demonisation, Books, That Bloody Rat, Budgets, Monkeys & Belief


Well all you lefty latte-sipping leaners out there, it’s been a pretty interesting week.  Rumours abound that our nay-saying ‘God it’s the end of the World’ NO Coalition government is moving to get off its regular diet of oppressing the … Continue reading

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