Sunshine Beach

I usually post these under the infinite8horizons menu, but today had sky, sea, waves, rain, colour, and detail, so I thought I’d post it here for a change. This is the skeleton of porpita porpita or the blue button, not a true jellyfish but a colony animal like the bluebottle. Thanks to the Queensland Museum […]

Farewell Lorna

Vale Lorna James of the Cairds, clan Sinclair, my mother’s sister and my Auntie Lorna. Always ready to laugh, warm-hearted yet practical, welcoming and generous. Farewell… My thoughts and sympathies to her daughters and family.

Kevin Andrews and I agree on something

AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT Department of Social Services Has absolutely nothing to do with this PRESS RELEASE Like Kevin Andrews, I will not be opening the World Congress of Families. Like Kevin, I have decided to issue a Press Release to explain my decision. Like Kevin, I have decided nonetheless to publish the speech I would have […]

Speechless with horror and disgust

I’ve posted very little for some time now, ┬ánot been because there’s been nothing to say, but rather because there has been so much to say I’ve been speechless. I’m speechless at the hypocrisy of the current government. I’m speechless at their casual, brutal disregard for the truth. I’m speechless at the sneering, arrogant cynicism […]