Australia, blogging

Australia Votes for Decency

In the former Yugoslav country of Slovenia, "liberal newcomer Robert Golob defeated populist, Trump-fan Janes Janša, in an election tipped as a "referendum on democracy." His movement, launched only in January, snapped a whopping 34.5% of the vote. [Thanks Manja Mexi for the link]. Two days ago, it was Australia's turn to vote. A country… Continue reading Australia Votes for Decency

blogging, Philosophy

Suffering

Everyone wants to avoid it and minimise it where possible. Suffering. Photo by Thiago Matos on Pexels.com Suffering and moments of sadness may be part of life and our own journey. Some people experience much more suffering and sadness than others. For there is no equity in suffering. How best to deal with these lingering… Continue reading Suffering

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I Should have Bitten My Tongue

I really should have bitten my tongue, but when then is misunderstanding, prejudice or injustice, I am afraid I just can't help myself. There I was walking my dogs along a suburban footpath early one Sunday morning when a small dog of mixed designer breed came rushing out of a door, onto the street, towards… Continue reading I Should have Bitten My Tongue

Australia, blogging

Wisdom and New Year Beginnings -2022

As tempting as it is to recount the highlights of 2021 and the relative freedom we enjoyed in most of Australia; to do that now in the midst of the opening of the Covid floodgates that are occurring, this minute in our country, seems unfeeling and irrelevant. Australia was lucky - we had our bubble… Continue reading Wisdom and New Year Beginnings -2022