Tag: global context

Jan 29

Welcome to 2018 II The Grand Seducer II emotive images II the new slavery II Kurds help and hindrance II Reflections on 2017 II

Welcome to 2018 An image, photograph or painting, it’s the visuals that catch my attention always.  So it was with The Grand Seducer, Emmanuel Macron – even his name says ‘elite’.  Macron was featured in The Weekend Australian Magazine,   the photograph is magnetic.  In the article by Harry de Quettteville, Macron is described as mesmerizing, …

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Nov 29

Calm before the storm I House of cards I Future of work I Protection and risk

Contents:  Calm before storm and House of Cards refer to the economy, Future of work and Protection and risk.   The QLD election has come and gone, and I welcomed the brevity.  We are now into another Christmas and the heat is on. The calm before the storm refers to both Qld’s debt – $71.98 billion,  and …

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Oct 30

Witch hunt II Bitcoin Ascendancy II Eyes of a Dreamer II Headlines of Impact II

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Sep 29

Cairns Aquarium II Driving to nowhere II Dutton’s $$ chest II Slashing human rights II Gaza – a way out II eurozone & the amazing Ms Merkel II Tweets abound, Airbnb special and Rover Thomas

Welcome to R1M September blog, featuring the new Cairns Aquarium, driving to nowhere with driverless cars, Dutton’s $$ chest II A way out for Gaza, eurozone fightback and the amazing Ms Merkel  II Tweets abound & Airbnb special and Rover Thomas. CONGRATULATIONS are due to young local entrepreneurs, Daniel Leipnik and Andrew Preston, who this week …

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Sep 01

Nth Korea II SUPA NOT II Iceberg II Screen legend II Breaking News

North Korea – short and sharp Introduction:  With one day to research and write, this month’s blog is a challenge. This week  the North Korean Leader decided to threaten anyone and everyone by shooting a ballistic missile over Japan. The world I think, has a short time span for reacting to atrocities, famine, and even …

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Jul 31

Retrieving trees II the new power of political reportage II Simmering discontent II artistic joy II

July Blog Retrieving trees II the new power of political reportage II Simmering discontent II artistic joy II Quote of the month Let’s start with something positive. Am sick of political rancour so this month is about “lost treasure”, how reporting can go viral, inequality (yes its important) and the joy of art in a …

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May 30

Unemployment II Casualisation II Disrupters II Nature matters II Safeguarding the future II Madmen in White House II Assange innocent II

May blog Contents: Introduction II Unemployment II Casualisation II Disrupters II Nature matters II Safeguarding the future II Madmen in the White House II Assange innocent II End of blog quote II  Introduction I’ve been reading a lot lately, not sure whether it’s the poor offerings on television or the cooler autumn temperatures. ‘Optimism’ by …

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Apr 29

Morally indefensible II Innovation JCU II Nasty world – Trump II One belt One road II Power bills to soar II

APRIL BLOG Contents: Morally indefensible II Innovation JCU II Nasty world – Trump II II One belt, One road II Rogue company II Power bills to soar II Quote of the month II  Morally indefensible People working long term in the public service and living in public housing make me angry. Well paid, six months paid …

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Mar 28

Energy crisis II World water day II Climate change II Empire or vampire – Amazon

MARCH BLOG Contents: Energy crisis II World Water Day II Climate change II Amazon – empire or vampire II Peter Dunne – artist Not in my wildest dreams, did I ever think I would welcome a cyclone.  We have had four months of excruciating heat and high humidity, today’s temperature is expected to be a wicked …

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Jan 30

OMG Trump II BBC Fact Team II Pollies entitlements II Debt & Clawback II Homeless II Blast from the past II Feathers

BLOG JANUARY 2017 Headlines: OMG Trump II BBC Fact sheet Team II Pollies entitlements II Debt & Clawback  II Homeless solution II Blast from the past – Hanson II Feathers & belts Welcome to 2017 and this month’s blog.  Trump is in the White House and the BBC is to assemble a team to fact-check …

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