All Aboard!

All aboard for the last ride you’ll ever take: neoliberalism offers myriad express lines of mixed messaging and purposeful actions of irresponsibility.


Thanks to Crecganford on YouTube for the framework! Please visit his channel. Science is not so avant-garde as you may suspect. Of course, for people who had convinced each other that something created existence in a few days, the likes of Darwin presented an alternative. Research into cosmology over the past 50-odd years has extendedContinue reading “Derivatives”


History is odd. Over the past few years, I’ve studied Identity with a capital ‘I’ and learned that it really is in the eye of the beholder. How we define ourselves is not always a conscious choice, nor even a choice for most: it just happens to be what we fit in society. This isContinue reading “Skewed”

Internal Abuser

Learning from abusers means we must unlearn what we have learned once we escape.

Wooden Stake

This afternoon, the Albanese government announced a revision to Regional Forestry Agreements with broad consequences for farmers, the forestry industry and mining. The Department of Resources portfolio has been extended with new powers to ensure reforestation and supersedes the purview of mining and exploration. In line with the science, the creation of carbon sinks areContinue reading “Wooden Stake”

Silver Bullet

In a surprise announcement this morning, the Albanese government has terminated all tax cuts for religious institutions and permanently rescinded all religious public funding in Australia. This budgetary move is estimated to free approximately $30 billion in the budget.  This is being funnelled into Austudy, Abstudy and Job Seeker to bring those payments up toContinue reading “Silver Bullet”


Please listen to the B-52’s Cake. What’s the best cake you’ve ever eaten? Pineapple Upside-Down, Devil’s Chocolate? My father and I were chatting about cakes. The icing is lovely. Icing covers the cake and invites the eater in. A welcoming to enter delight. Most of the cake is what’s inside. The volume, the identity ofContinue reading “Cake”


My stress is gone. My thinking isn’t reactive. I can calmly consider things. I do not remember when last I could think like this. Years it’s been. I have now the ground to help myself. I mean, it’s not as if I don’t need it. 50. Living below the poverty line. In a share houseContinue reading “Clarity”