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Thanks to Anne Moon

Thank you to Anne Moon and to this organisation for the wonderful ¬†opportunity to have heard her. What we heard about the plight of some off shore refugees was gut wrenching to say the least. But I must agree with … Continue reading

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Message to Young Coasties

This is an appeal to the young people from the Central Coast. We need an Australian Republic. Before you say “I think there are more important issues around at the moment”, I would like you to have a quick read. … Continue reading

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My Life In Pictures

Now in the latter years of my life I look at some of the pictures on the walls of the house in which I live and muse upon them. All my phographs are concentrated in one room so they do … Continue reading

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Parental Rights

“Parental Rights” is apparently an issue dogging this “survey” on the same sex marriage of adults. Why? “Parent Rights.” It sounds a good phrase to run off the tongue. “Parents should have rights to bring up their own children in … Continue reading

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Blackouts

I do not want to say that we have become a nation of whingers. But watch out. We are getting very close. In the “olden days” (I am 76) we were not tougher, we were not faster, we were not … Continue reading

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The Rainbow Survey

It was impossible, after I read Tom Switzer’s comment piece in the Sydney Morning Herald this morning, to stick to my resolution that I was going to say nothing more about voting in the possibly upcoming “survey” on marriage equality. … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality

It is hard to watch the insensitivity of some of the hard right in Australia forcing us to interfere, once again, in the private lives of others who wish to opt for the now conservative choice of marrying a lifetime … Continue reading

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