I was walking down the street with a friend and her parents and they discussed the supermarket Aldi and their wares, but the strange part was that they pronounced it “ALL Dee”. As an Australian I have always pronounced it Aldi as “Al” in Al from Home Improvement. Almost “owl”. And we began the age […]Read more "Aldi versus Alldi"
The fruit of our labours. Sowing and reaping. Supply and demand. Uncommitted families. Divorce rates. Bored young people without purpose or identity. Ignorance/bliss. Hedonism. Comparison, graceless law. Laziness, stressed out desperate last-minute attempts. What are we watering our trees with? What are we putting in our soils? What have we been working really hard on […]Read more "Abortion Makes Sense Because Our Soil Is Rubbish"
The kingdom of Heaven is like a village that stays just above the poverty line by producing almost pure alcohol from sugar cane. With the proceeds the village people clothe and educate their children (at least a little) and put food on the table. As a part of a land locked country with on the […]Read more "A cross road. Double entendre."
This evening i spent a whole hour on the verge of tears and laughter without doing either. I walked into a soup kitchen with 7 new friends to serve however we could. Having no clue what would happen, we arrived in amongst the singing of birthday songs. Side point: I love Australians. I love how […]Read more "Being lost amongst the found and found amongst the lost."
I’m reading a biography on Pol Pot. I read “Shaking hands with the devil” – the book written by the leader of a UN peacekeeping corp that sat and watched as Rwanda exploded in a racial genocide – I have also read Peter Maas’ experiences in the midst of the Bosnian war as a journalist, I […]Read more "The PEOPLE we decide aren’t really PEOPLE."