They say I’m a dreamer

They say I’m a dreamer

I looked at my group of friends of Facebook today.  It’s not the entirety of my social circle but it’s definitely a fairly representative snapshot.Some Australians.Some not.Some gay.Some not.Some parents.Some not.Some living with a disability.Some...
Paul is a friend of mine

Paul is a friend of mine

Cancer you suck.Paul. We became friends when I was about 16 or 17 and stayed that way despite a couple of marriages, different states, different countries, different life paths and different communication styles.We spent a lot of years talking all the time and a lot...
Remember Leroy

Remember Leroy

I do not want to know any more about the murderer of the 50 people killed in Orlando.I do not want to know his name. Or his son’s name. I do not want to hear of his father or his ex-wife. Or his current one. I do not want to know his story. I do not...
Forget about the numbers

Forget about the numbers

Really. Forget about the numbers! I was listening to Jonah De Vries talking at #LikeaBoss last week about how he got to over 1 million followers on his Twitter feed.  It’s not even a full time job for him. And he said something which I wanted to bottle and hand...
20 minutes of action

20 minutes of action

(Trigger warning: Themes of rape and violence)A 20 year old man rapes a woman while she’s unconscious, sticks something up her while she’s unconscious and assaults her.Even putting aside the bullshit conviction the judge gave him because it might ruin his...