Tag Archives: John Howard

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 #50: Media, Words, Sweeties, That Bloody Rat, Launches, Policies And A Brave New World!


So here we are, four days out from that great moment when the fate of Australia is thrown into the hands of a large number of thinking people and their capacity to vote!  Nah! Just joking!  I should say that … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #48: Higgeldy Piggledy, Ruddeldy Puddledy, A Dream, Frauds, The Rat, And Leaps!


THE ELECTORS ELECTION grinds interminably on, and on, and on!  Each day more outrageously outrageous than its predecessor.  Each day brings forth another poll showing the SHOCK, HORROR OUTCOME that Kevin Rudd’s popularity has fallen 1 percentage point, whilst Tony … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #43: Has Beens, Plans, Slogans, Rants, The Rat & Uvver Bits!


Some days are just, well, annoying! You find some interesting graphics, you manipulate to convey your particular kant (or is that rant?).  And then, along comes all this interesting stuff in the latter days of the week which gives you … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #40: Poster Pandemonium, Dags, Antiquity, The Rat And An ‘If Only’!


There’s a truism about the truism that ‘a picture/photo/graphic is worth a thousand words’, and that is that it’s true!  Especially when that image comes dressed up as a fancy manipulation of a series of ‘0’s’ and ‘1’s’ carefully re-rendered … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #33: Leftovers, TV Interviews, Dud Jets, Dud Gents & Portents!


Apparently, Australians have ‘switched off’ from the political toing and froing with more than a third having ‘little’ or ‘no interest’ in the forthcoming election.  Well it is four months away! And, in the national survey by Melbourne University, (so … Continue reading

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En Passant #6: Paul Keating, I Wish I Had Said That!


It was ex Labor Prime Minister Paul Keating at his usual vitriolic best while speaking at the Eureka Report Congress in Melbourne last week. Germany’s Angela Merkel was; ‘intellectually limited and taking the whole world down’.  Julia Gillard’s Labor government; … Continue reading

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