Throwing stones from the glasshouse

an opinion on just about anything

Who are we?

At times in our history, we look back to bygone eras to, at the very least, help us and guide us. We especially look back at times that were seen … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

May the wild things live forever

One of the most famous children’s books in modern history is ‘Where The Wild Things Are’. It is with great sadness that we farewell its author, Maurice Sendak, who died … Continue reading

May 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

An Inconvenient Truth

Never in my memory of Australian politics have I seen or heard of a mess of the magnitude that the Gillard government has gotten itself into. But by the same … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · Leave a comment


Today has been a vile day, weather wise. Melbourne has been lashed with fierce rain, wind and temperatures of not much more than 12 degrees Celsius. Today is also ANZAC … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Slippery Pete

Dancing with the devil is never a good thing. Playing with fire will always result in being burnt. After this latest scandal involving the Speaker of the House of Representatives, … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

Remove the log from your own eye

The hierarchy of the Catholic Church never cease to amaze and astound me. They, as well as other religious institutions, are the first to condemn every man and his dog … Continue reading

April 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Six of one, half dozen of the other.

The question has been put. Who will find it harder to gain re-election, an African-American US President or the first female Prime Minister of Australia? Both are doing it tough … Continue reading

April 2, 2012 · 1 Comment