AUSTRALIAN OFFICIALDORY PRETENSIONS

Tuning regularly in to Sky Australia in recent weeks for reports on the horrific bushfires, two highly regrettably trends have emerged.

ANOTHER RECENT GARRICK TREMAIN CONTRIBUTION FOR THE NEW YEAR

MASSIVE SCIENTIFIC BREAKTHROUGH

The Dominion Post recently revealed a world-shaking scientific breakthrough.

Over the holiday period it’s run a series of interviews with diverse ordinary folk, hitting them with a dozen or so questions; the purpose; to record ordinary folk’s attitudes to this and that.

RESPONSE TO GRAHAM ATKINSON

Graham Atkinson challenged my comment that there has been no war between nations this century and refers to the “invasion of Iraq.”

That was a quick conquest and scarcely a war in the sense I was writing.

2020-A TURBULENT YEAR LOOMS

A momentous year awaits.

It’s opened with a hell of a bang with the White Island eruption, then the catastrophic incineration of Australia, followed quickly by the uncatastrophic elimination of Iran’s military head and best of all, the Pope physically assaulting a fellow sky-bayer. We certainly need more of that to brighten our lives.