The early years of the coming decade will be the last few years of life for many Anglican parishes in the Western world. Those parishes, some supported by legacies or property income, are home to the last […]
Abraham Lincoln once asked how many legs a dog has if we call a tail a leg. The answer, he said, is four: calling a tail a leg does not make it so. We chuckle and […]
I really enjoyed Stieg Larsson’s Millenium trilogy, starting with ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,’ and I really enjoyed the Swedish film version. It was well acted, perfectly paced, and captured the atmosphere of the book brilliantly. […]
Naughty Wendy Francis. Doesn’t she know that expressing opinions contrary to those approved by the Federation of Angry Gays is not permitted? Wendy is a Queensland senate candidate for the Family First Party. She, or someone […]
Just read the last line of this obituary. I guess every little helps. Bob sounds like he was a great guy, and I hope his family is going OK.
This is Shaznaz Bibi. A muslim women who was not sufficiently docile. An isolated incident? There are more photos in an article called Terrorism that’s Personal. Since 1994, a Pakistani activist who founded the Progressive Women’s Association […]
I ended my post featuring Morgan Freeman with the suggestion: ‘if you don’t think race should make a difference, stop acting like race makes a difference.’ So I was interested to read in Qantas’ in flight magazine about […]