Local sustainability

Gender neutral pronoun chaos – what’s wrong with ‘it’?

The absence of a singular gender neutral third person pronoun in the English language has defied resolution for centuries, according to Dennis Barron. If there is a silver bullet, he’s … Continue reading

May 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Open-sourcing my own home has been a fantastic adventure

For nearly 10 years I had the above image and text posted on my homepage. The adventure has come to a soft close. I have learned a lot about co-living … Continue reading

April 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

Giving While Living: Chuck Feeny, The Billionaire Who Wanted To Die Broke . . . Is Now Officially Broke

Here’s a heart-warming, good news story from Forbes Magazine I couldn’t resist posting. Charles “Chuck” Feeney, 89, who cofounded airport retailer Duty Free Shoppers with Robert Miller in 1960, amassed billions while … Continue reading

April 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

Brexit is a symptom of globalization’s deeper ills

By Jeffrey D. Sachs – JUNE 27, 2016 BRITAIN’S VOTE to leave the European Union raises three huge questions. Why did a majority vote “leave”? What will be the consequences? And, … Continue reading

November 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Racial Supremacy and Ethnic Preservationism

Opposite sides of the ‘racist’ coin October, 2020 Note; eksentric spellings are deliberate. As a word, ‘racism’ is used somewhat indiscriminately. This is unfortunate, because there is a world of … Continue reading

October 1, 2020 · 1 Comment

The folly of mass immigration

“Pro-immigrationists tell everyone else they should “celebrate diversity” within our nations, while they work to destroy the diversity between nations.”From https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/folly-of-mass-immigration/ Comment: This article by Anthony Browne brings issues to the fore that are currently … Continue reading

June 30, 2020 · 1 Comment

Artabana Australia Information Session

Many of us fall through the cracks of Australia’s healthcare system; Medicare, private health insurance, specialized western medicine and alternative therapies. Navigated alone, these myriad services can be daunting, if … Continue reading

May 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

COVID19: Dividing or uniting us?

Is a scenario now emerging that will see the world divided by a Seclusion Curtain? A new analysis of recent data suggests COVID19 (SARS-CoV-2) is more contagious than previously thought. … Continue reading

April 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

New English Spelling

The European Commission has announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the EU, rather than German, which was the other contender. Her Majesty’s Government conceded that … Continue reading

April 25, 2020 · 1 Comment

Australia Day – 2020

Australia’s national day is fraught with issues. Especially the name of it. But fundamentally it is becoming more contentious – and rightly so it seems – as an occasion that … Continue reading

January 26, 2020 · Leave a comment