On Saturday, 21st January, 2023 I headed down the Hume Hwy to Melbourne for my elder sister Helen’s Memorial Service and ashes burial. It was the first time I had driven to Melbourne for something like 40 years! Enroute I stayed with former Clyde Station Managers Tony and Michelle McManus at their great new Station … Continue reading Travel Log – 21.01.23 – 27.01.23
Current Issues – The Voice
I suggest that the concentration on "The Voice" by the Federal Government is a device to get attention away from the energy crisis facing Australia and the failure of the Government's disastrous energy policy. We are one nation. All of our diverse ethnic peoples are well represented in our existing parliaments and institutions. We need … Continue reading Current Issues – The Voice
Economics v Ideology
21st.December,2022 Message To NSW Parliamentarians via Email As we understand it, the legislation to go before the NSW Parliament today accepts Commonwealth funding to pursue an energy policy of future reliance on solar and wind generated electricity. This is being promoted notwithstanding experience in Europe, particularly Germany, that such a policy, at the existing and … Continue reading Economics v Ideology
It Says it All
What the Hell is Wrong With Us?
As Europe including the UK and particularly Germany, race back to coal,gas and nuclear (uranium) because they have found that wind and solar alone cannot do the job of consistently providing electricity, we are charging down the same failed path.
‘Welcome To Country’
‘Welcome To Country’ As I flew into Sydney yesterday and the Qantas pilot read his ‘virtue signalling’ announcement, I was imagining what I would like to add. Perhaps- “We would also like to pay our respects to the early European navigators,explorers and settlers, who together with the indigenous peoples and immigrants from all around the … Continue reading ‘Welcome To Country’
A Test of Values-Great Journalism-From “The Australian”.
to: TURNING A BLIND EYE TO EVIL ALAN HOWE Every black-hearted despot has needed his useful idiots, and history’s tyrants seem never to run short of them. Vladimir Lenin had his sympathetic garrison of foreign correspondents prominently including John Reed, who wrote the book 10 Days That Shook The World, is buried in the Kremlin … Continue reading A Test of Values-Great Journalism-From “The Australian”.
Modern nuclear technology offers ideology free- Plan B.
CLAIRE LEHMANN In Canberra on Friday, a delegation of engineers will propose a plan B for Australian energy policy in light of growing concerns that our current trajectory will harm Australia’s geopolitical security and economic growth. This delegation of engineers is being led by clean-energy expert Adi Paterson, a South African- Australian scientist who has … Continue reading Modern nuclear technology offers ideology free- Plan B.
An Active Life
David Boyd Uncategorized May 29, 2021 2 Minutes An Active Life In an email to a friend yesterday I wrote the following- “I am physically fine, but the need to search for the desired word is mentally frustrating. A close friend who was told by one medico that she had Alzheimer’s and has hugely improved when another said … Continue reading An Active Life
THE TRIUMPH OF IDEOLOGY
JOHN CARROLLThe success of Australia as a flourishing, dynamic and prosperous democracy has had social cohesion as one of its backstays. Signs are that this fruitful cohesion may be coming under hazardous pressure, pressure that began in the Covid years and is being exacerbated by a dissociation between the political class and the needs of … Continue reading THE TRIUMPH OF IDEOLOGY