No sooner had the new State Premier of NSW emerge from the debacle of his predecessors ignominious departure, but he immediately put his foot back in it with his attitude towards the pet project of the voters of North West Sydney where, coincidentally, I happen to live. Some background might help here, not about the chaos … More Railroaded again?
In many ways the image belows identifies some of what I love about Australia. The picture shows the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, sharing the spotlight with the Leader of The Opposition welcoming home our champions from the Olympic Games. No partisan politics, no trying to score points off each other… just there on our behalf … More The homecoming… !!!
So Carole Thatcher has written a book explaining her mother has slowly been developing dementia and has been forgetting the things she did whilst in power as PM of the UK. While that’s sad for her, it’s far worse for those us who remember more clearly what she did and the effect it had on … More Thatcher's Britain revisited.
Drove my kids to school today because of the rain, and on the way back listened to the news on the radio. I burst out laughing half way through when the announcer read out one piece related to the Rudd government’s ‘approval rating’. The gist of the announcement was that the voters were ‘turning their … More Spin Doctors – who wants 'em?
Interesting story on the BBC News site about Cherie Blair who is writing her memoirs. She is refusing to resign as a judge even though there have been comments the memoirs are inappropriate for someone in her position. That argument is something I’m not really interested in actually, what I found remarkable was the way … More Bias at the Beeb?