Category Serious Stuff

Game of Phonies

Game of Thrones is back on TV and it’s got me thinking again how our moral compass changes so much while we watch film and TV. Why can what we stand for, vote for and believe in our lives be so different to what we feel in response to film and television? Movies and TV consistently portray stories which […]

You Know It’s Pretty Much Making Me Basically Mental

There are modern common turns of phrase in our language which drive me bananas.  I cringe and want to punch myself in the face when I realise I’ve even said them myself. Somehow they morph into our language and general conversations.

A Complicitous Case of Kyrios

Is it really such a big surprise Nick Kyrgios is a douchebag. Maybe he is just a current reflection of what and who we are as Australians in the world community. What if he is just like the rest of us and we’re so full of it we can’t see it. Is he just “our” scapegoat? […]

The Pale Blue Dot

“Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero […]