Life on this planet is on time we borrow, The cup runneth over with anguish and sorrow. Now babies might live, but mothers can die, Children quickly grow learning to fight, kill and lie. Was it ever any fun to shoot a fully loaded gun? There's an uncertain undercurrent washing through the world. Do you… Continue reading Feeling Miserable?
Tag: current affairs
Scrutinise the Facts
Some media reports and images are captioned incorrectly date from 8 years ago, some are from other conflicts, not Ukraine and some are even sourced from video games. Here is a fact check from Reuters.
New World Bullies and Media Responsibility
Except in Hollywood movies, has anyone ever solved their problems with a schoolyard bully by walking right up to them and poking them repeatedly in the stomach?
I was only just saying….
Sometimes a word or two can spark an outrage or can offer comfort. Other times words might even be prophetic. Unfortunately, it seems the later is the case. I write about Australia's Covid-free bubble and cautioned that we shouldn't become too complacent and forget hygiene measures. At New Year's Eve, I noticed people were fast… Continue reading I was only just saying….
Trump Mood Meter
Thanks to TheKing'sNecktie, I discovered there is a Trump Mood Meter in existence, to determine, that is, the leader's, former President's mood. This is presumably, tongue-in- cheek. However, I am confused as to its authenticity. It claims to guard against stock market volatility, by predicting the mood of Donald Trump. If folk voted for the… Continue reading Trump Mood Meter
Coping with Covid
Latest Update 475 deaths from Corona, in Italy yesterday. 140 new cases overnight here, in Australia. No new cases in China - that they are aware of. Some good news from China, at last. Iceland had its first death, possibly attributed to Covid 19! Iceland! A sparsely populated area in the north of a country… Continue reading Coping with Covid