A SPORTING CHANCE 4

ASHRAM Part 2 SOMETHING FOUND So much style and flow! Always seem to have the Butt stuck out! Not too sure about the colour choices though! The writer celebrating his 50th birthday with a fun surf at "Toms" in Perth. (Photo: Les Round) Moving to Perth in Western Australia, being no more than 5-10 minutes … Continue reading A SPORTING CHANCE 4

A Sporting Chance 4

ASHRAM Some people say it is not the destination that counts, but the Journey itself. In this case I respectfully disagree. Car park view at the end of a long and winding dirt road of an uncrowded (2 people out) Southern Tasmanian surf spot on Bruny Island. Sitting out the back of the wave, looking … Continue reading A Sporting Chance 4

A Sporting Chance 3

"Ave a Go ya Mug" The above title is quintessential Aussie slang often yelled out by Cricket spectators at Batsmen that are particularly slow in scoring runs. England's all time greatest most boring batsman - Geoff Boycott must have heard this thousands of times on Aussie cricket tours. Damn he was hard to get out … Continue reading A Sporting Chance 3

A Sporting Chance 2

NO TALENT WINNERS David vs Goliath in which the small, ignored and supposedly no talent runt defeats the ultimate champion of pedigree and reputation. Whether this fable is true, it does not matter. The moral is that if you battle for the right cause, and your heart and resolve are true, then many obstacles can … Continue reading A Sporting Chance 2

A Warming Argument (long read)

Forward: The original idea for this 70 minutes of narrative had been floating around since November 2019. Reading about the shortcomings of the 'Paris' agreement on Greenhouse emissions and yet again witnessing much politics being played out by those Nations led by Conservative right wing Governments, really had my 'Greenie' blood boiling. Yet again, the … Continue reading A Warming Argument (long read)

A Warming Argument Part 8

BLUE MARBLE Revisited Our Blue Marble as described by Astronauts on Apollo 8, 52 years ago in December 1968. Did Ideology or the application of well researched, tested and practical Science enable this photograph to be taken? No need to answer. In early March at the start of this Warming Argument series (Somewhere in Space), … Continue reading A Warming Argument Part 8