A request for a lil’ help from Bimblebox Nature Refuge

Hello friends ... long-lost or new! This is a story very close to my heart, which I would like to share with you, so please take a minute to read. Australia could be on the verge of allowing a dedicatednaturerefugeto be swallowed up by a coal mine, setting a grave precedent for conservation estates around … Continue reading A request for a lil’ help from Bimblebox Nature Refuge

WHY Australia wants to drive Afghan refugees out

NOWSHERA, Pakistan A few hundred men took to the streets in a suburb of this city early this month, furiously chanting for the expulsion of neighbors they described as interlopers. The objects of their ire were Afghan refugees, millions of whom reside here in Pakistan. They are hardly newcomers many fled war, Russian occupation or … Continue reading WHY Australia wants to drive Afghan refugees out

Democratic Rights and Occupy Brisbane

Local Brisbane Solicitor Terry Fisher spoke at Occupy Brisbane this afternoon - this is what he said: Sorry, I  did not catch all the questions in the session - however Terry's responses give listeners a clear idea of what was asked. I think his comments should be taken as a brief guide of how we … Continue reading Democratic Rights and Occupy Brisbane

Raining funk at the jazz club with peter hunt

In the late 1960s and early 1970s I drove a cab to fund my Uni. fees. When I went to uni. you had to pay fees unless you won a commonwealth scholarship. It took me a year to win a scholarship plus I always had cost of living and text books to fund. Occasionally a … Continue reading Raining funk at the jazz club with peter hunt