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Judy Small – You Don’t Speak for Me

Revisiting one of my previous blog posts, I was reminded of a song which resonated for me but to which I’d not listened for a very long time.

It’s by Judy Small, and (like my blog post) is called “You Don’t Speak for Me”. [Read more…]

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Oldies but Goodies

Well, I think so anyway … :)

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Fahrenheit 451

FiremenBack in 1953 Ray Bradbury published a dystopian science fiction/fantasy novel called Fahrenheit 451. If you’ve not read it, do! It’s not only a rattling good story, but it remains soberingly relevant today.

In fact, in many ways, we are living in the future Bradbury imagined. [Read more…]

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You Don’t Speak for Me!

Two WolvesUPDATE: “Suburb Wakes In Fright”, the piece to which I was objecting in this blog post, was for some reason removed from the linked page mere hours after this post was published. However I am sure there is no causal connection …  :) … and as I write this, the original article, including that piece can still be found here.

Like most people I am deeply appalled by the stabbing and shooting incident at the police station in Endeavour Hills today. My heart goes out to the police officers and their families, and I am not in any way, shape or form, condoning the actions of the young man who was shot. [Read more…]