I remember when I was 16, having to get up in June at 5:00am for work start at 7:30, to have breakfast, shower, shave, etcetera, then catch a bus – I was 16 remember – It was ferking cold. I distinctly remember standing at the bus stop, shivering. I remember the winds in July-August howling through the concrete canyons of the city, bitterly cold. That was 1973, so 47 years ago. I wonder these days where those winters have gone. I have vivid memories of living in Cairns, 1976 to 1979. Wonderful place, much smaller than it is today. […]
By now, unless you’ve been hiding out on the dark side of the Moon dear reader, you’ll have heard or read about the suspected suicide of one Jacintha Saldanha, a nurse at King Edward VII hospital in London. In case you HAVE indeed been on the other side of the Moon, here’s a link so you can be up-to-date.
Here’s to a subject which is annoying me of late, and doubtless annoying the piss & pick-handles out of a lot of others as well.
A young woman, not much older than my own daughter, was raped and murdered last Sunday morning in Melbourne.
This goes out to people I’ve read on Google Plus
There’s a little piece of theatrics being broadcast on ABC1 this evening, all about the contentious subject of Climate Change.
Courtesy of the Guardian’s Hilary Osborne
All countries will be affected by climate change, but the poorest countries will suffer earliest and most.
Average temperatures c…