Australia Day 2014

Here we are again, celebrating the day when the first permanent european settlement began marking the start of the greatest land theft this continent has ever seen.

It has been a sad and depressing year and things just keep on getting worse for the resulting country called Australia.

For starters, as if what . . . → Read More: Australia Day 2014

An Australia Day message

My message for Australia Day, courtesy of a great Australian folk band.

When the british came here, It was just another outpost, in an empire crazy world, They dispossessed the black man, And killed him when he argued, Lets never forget, The fate they met, When Britannia ruled the waves.

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Photo Mondays – 2012 March 19 – Enmore Fireworks #2

Fire work from the Australia Day celebration in 2010 in Enmore Park, Marrickville. Adds a little sparkle to your iPhone 4 case. You can purchase this iPhone 4 case by clicking on the image below.

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Australia Day Celebrations in Enmore

I decided that this year I would head down to the Australia Day Celebrations run by Marrickville Council in Enmore Park. So after visiting G for a party at his place I headed down to Enmore Park to see the fire works. I have done the NYE fireworks before from my balcony, but . . . → Read More: Australia Day Celebrations in Enmore

An Australia Day Missive

Well as all pundits get on with their self appointed task of telling everyone how great Australia is, it is a good time for reflection on all the other bits. I have never believed in Nationalism. I guess it is like Religion. It as an opiate of the masses, but more than that . . . → Read More: An Australia Day Missive

A day with the family

The 25th was the day for visiting the family. There had been some infighting, but in the end more people met each other that would otherwise have happened.

At the start of the day, I had bacon and home grown eggs with Jeremy and Elise.

Then I picked up Alicia in Gisborne and . . . → Read More: A day with the family