Tag Archives: Thought

Graphical Manipulations #62: Media, Faulty Promises, Nasty Surprises, The Rat, Books And Diplomacy!


Since September I’ve had this peculiar feeling that something was strangely amiss as we went about our daily affairs.  An uncomfortable little niggle in the back of the mind of not quite rightness, unkosher, something ephemeral was no long extant, … 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 #49: Exaggerations, Falsehoods, Prayers, Rats, Slogans And Class!


Another week of hyperbole, huffy puff and hysteria from our politicians, pollsters and purveyors of the printed word (well it used to be once until uvver media came along).  All leading up to not a lot really!  The unbelievable, became … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #36: Futility, Earners, Cows, Elevenses, Enumerations And That Bloody Rat!


Browsing through the media, not of our fair shores, done mainly to get away from the perpetual bias, hyperbole and parochialism of my countries mainstream media is undertaken to find out what is happening in the rest of the world.  … Continue reading

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En Passant #10: I’ve Been Taken Out Of Context – It’s Really Not My Fault!


“I’ve been taken out of context, You know that’s bloody true. I was thinking of a bear called Winnie, When I said ‘you look like pooh!’ I’ve been taken out of context, They’ve said I’m misogynist. But I really only … Continue reading

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The Rant #14: Spare Me Your Righteous Indignants!


Spare me all this righteous indignation, the holier than thou pontification, the feigned shock/horror because some idiots have had their disgusting SMS messages to one another revealed to the public and the mainstream media ‘tub thumpers’.  Who, in their usual … Continue reading

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