Oct 112012
 

Listening to ABC Radio National this morning, I am now convinced more than ever that Main-Stream Media – MSM to we in the ‘sphere – are entirely out of touch with issues of gender surrounding our body politic at present.

Apr 212012
 
Proof The Trolls Don't Think

Hello again, reader. I’ll have to give you a name, a-la Late Night Live, won’t I? Just a brief follow on from my last post, and the earlier posts concerning my stalker, David William Nicholson Thiessen, contained therein. Y’know, it’s said about internet trolls…. A person whose sole purpose in life is to seek out people to argue with on the internet over extremely trivial issues. Such arguments can happen on blogs, Facebook, Myspace and a host of others. The best thing you can do to fight an internet troll is to not answer..or report them. Now, I’m all in favour […]

Apr 112012
 

April 11. On this day, one hundred years ago, the brand new liner RMS Titanic arrived at Cork harbour, Ireland. 11:30am GMT in fact, so around about 12 hours from the time I’m currently writing this. Two hours after she dropped anchor, she weighed again and commenced her journey across the Atlantic for the very first, and as history records, last time. 2012, this centenary anniversary of the greatest maritime disaster ever recorded, seems to bring out all the analogists. Those who, for reasons of their own which very few others can ken, wish to draw parallels between 1912 Irish […]

Dec 182006
 

To the Bannerman, blogging has always been and will always be a singularly personal undertaking. One writes for ones self, NOT for the critique or praise of others. Were the latter the ultimate aim, the writer ought to be looking further afield for self-agrandisement.