Facebook greed

In Australia it has been proposed that companies like Google and Facebook that re-use and share news media content should pay for that. There has been some push back, though earlier this week Google announced a deal in which it would pay for content produced by the 7News group of companies. It was good to... Continue Reading →

Slowly, opening up

The island state of Western Australia looks to be opening up after almost eight months closed due to COVID-19. Whilst we’ve fared so much better than others around the world, we’ve taken a more hardline stance to protect ourselves which has actually seen our economy the strongest in the nation. Today, our premier announced we’re... Continue Reading →

State goes into lock down

Today has been one of announcements as Australia really starts to appreciate the seriousness of Covid-19. Earlier, my state of Western Australia and several other states elected to close their borders to non-essential travel in a bid to help quell the increase in numbers of cases. Tonight, following a meeting of the National Council, the... Continue Reading →

Australia burns

Bushfires and summer go hand-in-hand, it's a sad fact of life. Unfortunately there are also those who seek to create these fires, enjoying watching that which they set alight, often volunteering with the very services that seek to extinguish the flames. Sadly, here in Australia bushfires have been ravaging the country since September, the staggering... Continue Reading →

2020/New Decade/Me

After health issues plagued me at the close of 2018, I saw significant change in 2019 with my now being a good deal lighter. With losing much weight this year my wallet too got quite a workout as I bought and replaced so much clothing. I have donated over fourteen large bags of clothing to... Continue Reading →

Sad trend exploiting workers

Isn’t it sad when you watch the news and see increasing numbers of reports where businesses have exploited their workers by underpaying them, the latest alleged to be doing so being Grill’d via their training program. There have been a number of reports of large businesses, not small ma and pa corner shops, underpaying their... Continue Reading →

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