From these small misunderstandings history is made. The 100 years war. Waterloo. Nuclear testing in the Pacific. The Wogs begin at Calais. La Perfide Albion (Albion being an oldÂ name for England). Even today many French people view the English as being perfidious and Brexit does little to change that.
Most people think of Australia as a place. But I don’t. You know. “Where are you from?” Australia. But Australia is not a place, it’s simply an idea. A concept. A set values. We may think of Australia as tangible…. Continue Reading →
It’s clear that Australians whose daily out outpouring of bile against Muslims, refugees and strangers, in general, have never experienced the generosity, warmth and welcome of strangers in strange lands. Had they done so it is hard to believe that… Continue Reading →
Rugby League! Is it the worldâ€™s most stupid game? And how easy it is to dislike!! Leaving aside the misogyny, the hyped-up macho culture, the boysâ€™ own stupidity (Oh I hate Queensland!!), the serial idiocy of its players and the… Continue Reading →