Monthly Archives: March 2012

Economics

People just don’t get government and ‘overseas’ debt, when it’s good for governments to spend and on what sort of things.  There is so little debate about this sort of stuff, instead it more often boils down to a non … Continue reading

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The Ox and the Fury

I caught a great band at Cool Summer Fest which I reviewed.  You can check them out on youtube – The Ox and the Fury.  How I like it, full on and melodic with an in your face message.  Funny cause, … Continue reading

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Real Estate

This morning I read the real estate section of the Sunday Age.  It made me feel so detached from the everyday concerns of the modern Australian and all they aspire too. The collective knowledge and wisdom of the human race … Continue reading

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ABC’s Q & A broadcast from the N.T.

Did anybody watch Q&A last October when it was filmed at the Darwin Entertainment Centre.  That mad bag of hot air Rosalie Kunoth-Monks sure likes the sound of her own voice, and yet she doesn’t actually say anything except for … Continue reading

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Abbott’s threat to repeal the carbon tax

Yeah well Abbott can rave on all he likes, and it is sort of good he does so, cause the more he does the bigger the hole he digs himself.  If he wins the next election, unless he does so … Continue reading

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Commercial uses of national parks

Surely our national parks services could use their expertise in land management to make money selling carbon and re vegetation credits, instead of  encouraging tourism and other ‘commercial’ style ventures.

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Carbon tax

It is so imaginative reporting that energy intensive industries will face reduced profitability, as if that is a flaw in the carbon tax.  That of course is the whole point, if such industries wish to remain profitable they will need … Continue reading

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Firewood

Went outside and spent the first half hour sawing fire wood.  I think I have a slight fire wood obsession.  It’s like a constant through my life from boy scouts onwards.  It gives me some perverse pleasure as fire wood … Continue reading

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Neva Mend

 “In this land there’s a race that time forgot, And for the land – in this time the race was shot, Under-estimation, no conciliation,  Got to be blatant, speaking to the nation”  Lyrics from Neva Mend by NoKTuRNL I have … Continue reading

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Ian Stapleton on Spargo’s Hut in 2003

“It’s a shining example of the best way to ensure that historic places are preserved and respected – just don’t put a road or a signpost anywhere near them, and let those who really want to seek them out, do … Continue reading

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