Category Archives: Rant

Why the Coalition Governments “Silence” is a brilliant ploy

It has been noted that the shiny new Coalition Government has taken the approach of going into a self-imposed media blackout. They are making very few anouncements or media interviews. All MP’s have been told all media statements and appearances … Continue reading

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Side effects of Internet popularity

Prior to the recent election I started to follow various people on Twitter and some blogs to see more info about the issues, both technical and political. To say the conversations that took place in internet land were heated is … Continue reading

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Could a successful Climate Council be a bad thing?

Could the success of a privately funded Climate Council be the slippery slope that leads to the axing of more government services? The new Coalition Governments approach of taking a baseball bat to the various climate related portfolios, departments and … Continue reading

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The leadership story that isn’t, or shouldn’t be

The Labor leadership… How does the media manage to justify their obsession with filling pages with a story that doesn’t actually exist. *IF* there is a challenge, *THEN* and only then should it become a story. Since when is speculation … Continue reading

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It’s the climate stupid

I don’t get it. Science does a lot of stuff, people use that stuff and they don’t feel the need to argue about it. It’s working, it does what the science says it should be doing, end of story. So … Continue reading

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Compromise and Compromised

Politics… I really wish I could ignore it. I don’t actually care about politics as such, but as I get older I’ve been more interested in the way it impacts me, my family and the world around me. Ideally, the … Continue reading

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Questions – Why?

(This started as a reply to this blog post, but it became a topic I’ve been wanting to write for a while so here it is) Something I’ve tried to teach my kids is that the most important question in … Continue reading

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