George Monbiot on Brexit – where to now?
click on the image for this very interesting view on Brexit
For people who live in the older tree filled suburbs of Canberra, being not only the inner north but also out to west Belconnen and the older parts of Woden, Weston and inner Tuggeranong – I have a holiday experience for you.
Today Tony Abbott called for a moratorium on wind farms.
Share this if you think it’s time for a moratorium on Tony Abbott.
John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers with Gary Moore – So Many Roads
k.d. lang performs “Constant Craving” on MTV Unplugged.
Dark Matter, Randy Newman’s first album of new material in nine years, is due August 4 on Nonesuch; vinyl on August 18.
amazing stuff – play it loud!
Everyone is invited to the next Flix’n Dickson “Christmas in July” Party
Yet again the media has misunderstood what Pauline Hanson said!
Talking to locals in the last weeks there were stories of that knock on the door and the offer to buy the house. The reactions were a little different and also similar.
You would have heard many songs over the decades – but this is something new.
a couple of pieces of music to take you away after a busy day.
It is definitely time for all forms of peaceful and concerted actions to adjust our democratic structures to deal with the damage being done by forces that have resulted in Trump and his cronies being where they are.
the democracy experiment continues – but will it get beyond the influence of neoliberalism
oh how we wish we could believe the Minister and the building industry spokespersons – of course here in Canberra we have the laws in place! But – we all know better than that.
I wrote previously about the stop-overs when you drive between Sydney and Canberra.
Sad story from Manchester. Lesson? – watch out for the spin when developments are announced. click here
As listed: Dr Anne Mary Gray AM
says it all.. the idiot of Australian politics
“This is one attempt to uncover how we got to this surreal political moment. It is also an attempt to predict how, under cover of shocks and crises, it could get a lot worse.
And it’s a plan for how, if we keep our heads, we might just be able to flip the script and arrive at a radically better future.” — From the Introduction
While Australia is a great country – it has been a long time since we have experienced a government that was actually committed to its culture.
A new Steve Earle album is due out soon – this time, with a few friends, moving back to his roots – being country music.
Local politicians, like our federal friends, love to take a key social issue and link it to another in order to wedge the residents.
Want to see a remarkable program that explains so much about Trump?
Once Australia was a leader in supporting equality and was generous in its assistance to other countries. Oh how things have changed. Here’s a post from Michael Moore on the greedy nature of the Turnbull government – click here.
The world leaders are stepping forward! – click here for the story
It has been a while since we have seen a ‘greatest hits’ by Lyle Lovett – and this collection is one to have.
Very strange things happen in the urban design planning space in Canberra.