Monthly Archives: December 2012

Guns and My Father

My father had a sporting Blue from the University of Western Australia in rifle shooting. He was a gentle man who never hunted. All the following is reported from conversations with him. I never in my life saw him with a … Continue reading

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School Bullying

Why do we send children to school? The old system of learning from a parent or from governesses has much to recommend it in the way of individual attention and content focussed educational needs of the individual. But school is … Continue reading

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Nostalgia

Preparing for Christmas, as one does at this time of the year especially when one is the host, I somehow decided to start by painting a door. It is an annoying door, painted on one side and stained on the … Continue reading

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