Monthly Archives: June 2011

Bogans, Latte Sippers and Bad Spellers

I discovered yesterday that Bogan is not spelt “Bogon “ as in the moth. This small and uninteresting fact about me might appear quite irrelevant to an issue in the public arena at the moment, that is the pejorative nature … Continue reading

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THE TRAGEDY OF XENOPHOBIC AUSTRALIA

After a recent exercise class, I had coffee with some fellow exercisers whom I have known for some time through this class but with whom, for obvious reasons, I had not had many long conversations.  They are friendly, caring, kind … Continue reading

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THE ECOLOGY OF FEMINISM; THE PRINCESS MYTH

           (A Personal Account from an Alligator Hunter) In the social sciences, when wanting change, we often talk of a choice between “draining the swamp” and “shooting the alligators”.  I have usually sided with the drainers.  But it has just … Continue reading

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