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Diversions and crook politicians

He may be a “crook” politician; his word may not be worth a brass razoo but what Captain (oh! Captain) Abbott is is a master strategist.  91 more words


Team Australia

Team Australia…boring…boring…boring – but possibly not to schoolboys up to Grade 7.  But for the rest of us of a little more advanced age- enough…enough of the two or three word slogans delivered monotonously as if dogma, especially when we know they come from the same word factory churning them out for the past 3-4 years.



OK, I know I will be accused of “carping” but could the PM and Special envoy please take a valet with them on their travels.  “PM praises defence” (News 13 Aug)  A big picture of both these gentlemen, standing heads bowed besides tribute flowers, has both of them looking like they have slept in their suits.  36 more words


broken promises

A recent Correspondent to SMH did a good job of listing SOME  of the broken promises from this (flip-floppery) Prime Minister but when are we going to hear from the Leader of the Opposition on this increasing list?  26 more words


Mutated gene

`Sadly there appears to be real trouble brewing in the Middle East – Iraq specifically this time, but do we have to be involved? Will anything be achieved? 102 more words


Anatomy of a False Smile

Most people smile every day. It is an automatic reflex and a deliberate one, so in many cases it does not indicate joy. Scientists say smiles can be an evolutionary behavior, designed to let others know that we’re not being threatening. 554 more words

Nonverbal Communication