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What will Clio do?

December 3, 2018 - 10:53 -- Admin

  Clio and her eight sisters are heading for your grave. They are the nine muses and they are your very last visitors.  All of them, daughters of Zeus and Memory. Clio is the muse of History. Clio remembers all and she tells all. Nothing escapes Clio and Clio hides nothing. Clio does not tell…

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December 2, 2018 - 13:35 -- Admin

Got talking to Pete last Friday down the local … the subject got onto the passing of one’s parents … I s’pose because we are both old now ourselves and it comes as no longer an immediate sorrow, but rather one lived through so many years ago … And we got onto the reactions one…

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The Language of the Left

December 1, 2018 - 12:54 -- Admin

It has moved, this language of the left-wing. It no longer holds court as the gobbledygook plaything of the cognoscenti or aficionados of that ‘higher plane” of intellectual lament of the “Intellectual Left”. No longer seen as exclusive to those of “good education” and “polite society” … It too is in rebellion and it is…

The government’s message to the people – shaddap you face

December 1, 2018 - 11:44 -- Admin

ProMo tells us, with an earnest look on his face as he flies around the country visiting Liberal Party donors, that he is “listening, hearing and doing”. Great slogan.  Pity about the product. Scott doesn’t want children speaking up about climate change.  They should be in school receiving direct instruction about how great Western civilisation…

I Have Some Good News And Some Bad News, Scott Morrison Is Prime Minister…

December 1, 2018 - 09:20 -- Admin

Let’s start with Matt Canavan’s strange good news and bad news tweet:   Now, some of you may find it strange to jextapose the bushfires with the news of Adani even if one doesn’t accept a link between coal and climate change. It’s like going to the doctor and being told, “You gangrene and we’ll…

Shit happens, but we can vote them out – a message of support to fellow Australians

November 30, 2018 - 13:17 -- Admin

For those of us who follow politics closely, it is easy to feel overwhelmed by the despair of watching solutions, or at least progress, ignored in favour of political posturing. But in reality, impatience more adequately describes our feelings than actual despair.  Change is happening.  We just want it to happen quicker. There are times…

Mutual Decline: The Failings of Student Evaluations

November 30, 2018 - 12:48 -- Admin

That time of the year. Student evaluations are being gathered by the data crunchers. Participation rates are being noted. Attitudes and responses are mapped. The vulnerable, insecure instructor, fearing an execution squad via email, looks apprehensively at comments in the attached folder that will, in all likelihood, devastate rather than reward. “Too much teaching matter”;…