A mentally disturbed kid who read nazi doctrine and was easily led, walked up to one of the politicians on Sarah Palin’s “target map” of America and deliberately shot her in the head. Many of the press put the blame fairly and squarely on Sarah Palin’s head after her and her fellow nazis made a map of America with photos of Democrats with cross hairs … Continue reading Palin said what?
This is a “live” streaming video link of the Brisbane River. I’ve seen pieces of jetty, small houses, probably boat huts as well as large yachts and all sorts of boats drift past. I even saw someone trip over the pavement which tickled pink my warped sense of humour. The white wheel like things are what is left of a floating 220 seat restaurant moored … Continue reading Brisbane River "live"
Below is Southbank in 2008, site of Expo 1988. My mate Ryano was part of the team that built it. It rained when we were there, we got off the train and immediately had to find shelter from a massive cloudburst. Rivers ran down the streets. When we arrived at Southbank, the sun came out and it was blazing hot for the rest of the … Continue reading Brisbane Floods
More flooding in Australia and it’s getting too close to home now, where all my mates live, Brisbane. A friend of ours told Astrid that water supplies to Petrie where they live to the north of Brisbane, were cut off because the floods burst the pipes. They live across the road from Lake Kurwongbah, it’s been virtually empty for years. I hope they are okay. … Continue reading Aussie floods too close for comfort
10 reasons why America will never win America’s Got Talent: 1/ The gun laws 2/ Drugs 3/ The Republican Party 4/ The FBI 5/ Hummers 6/ People who confuse acting with politics 7/ Opposition to healthcare reform 8/ Star Strangled Banner being crucified at sports events 9/ White supremacists 10/ Sarah Palin Continue reading Stars and Tripes
Yet again the Yanks have used the word subpoena. It was used when Bill Clinton lied about a big fat cigar. There is no other country in the world who use the word subpoena. Apparently you can add “ed” on the end as in “I’ve just been subpoenaed”. It means “summons” basically. This time they have used the word subpoena in yet another desperate trumped … Continue reading Subpoenaed!
Has a film ever made you want to visit somewhere? Since the first time I saw A Town Like Alice, I always wanted to go to Alice Springs for it’s old colonial remoteness. The town only featured in the last ten minutes of the film but made an impact. Probably because I fancied Virginia McKenna. More recently I’ve learnt about the millions of flies due … Continue reading A Town Like Alice