Is crowdfunding the platform for a whole new society?

David Campbell the author of Fluidity a soon to be published book and film believes “Yes!”. And you won’t be…

Making Irish Red Ale part II

Well, 15 days has passed since the brew was laid down, and it is time to bottle.  The bulk of…

Evolution maybe the answer to everything

 The way to understand the way our mind works, the way society works and that of the natural universe may be evolution. While pondering this I, as usual, came across a larger and more difficult question, what is purpose and where might it come from?…

Is gift Good?

Is giving a gift more morally decent than contracting an exchange? I ask this question in part because of my recent experience with crowd funding. The idea behind crowd funding is to support some ones idea, project, or invention by giving them some money. They…

Sandlewood as the crop for arid areas

We all know sandlewood, we burn it in incense, put it in our soaps and cosmetics, and even use it for art. Little did we know that it is the perfect tree for the arid Australian climate. Combine Sandlewood with aloe vera, olives, some grape…

Climate change… No it is all normal

England is having blizzards in spring. The worst in 50 years. London is covered in snow again, they hadn’t had snow for decades before 2000. The USA has a winter that won’t end. New York has had two massive hurricanes in 4 years. Australia is…

The story of Pirate Bay – Away from the keyboard

Idealism, Wikileaks, freedom, files, movies and a global movement. They came after that place we all deny we know and love, created by poor (in comparison) kids in Sweden they were attacked by “Hollywood”. Interpol hunted them down. They were found guilty and sentenced to…

Schama’s doco on David

I love this because David was a revolutionary and a propagandist and… and. My sister asked me while reading Anna Karenina do you know the “The death of Marat” and because of this I did. It is mentioned in Anna Karenina because it had such…

I Wandered lonely as a cloud

I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Continuous as the stars that shine…

“The game of life” and “Your Fall” by Khaloud Al-Muttalibi

The game of life A clash of metal against my horns The dry hand that pulled me back My brother’s feet crush mine Their bodies’ heat becomes my hell Before I take my last breath The gate screeches and the field expands My heart leaps…

Don’t pay a people smuggler pay the Aust Govt (SIS)

  You can get into Australia if you pay enough money. Unfortunately most people in need, in harm or desperate don’t have 5 million dollars (called the SIS Significant Investor Scheme). But if they did they would be given a Visa, a PR, they would…

Egypt – live steaming of Tahir square

See what the Egyptians should do here. And support those that want true democracy – self governance!         Watch live streaming video from tahrirsquarelive at livestream.com…