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Join The Revolution!

Join The Revolution!

The People’s Climate Movement (PCM) is a coalition of numerous organizations working together to mobilize thousands of climate champions to stand up for our communities, health, jobs, and environment on April 29 at major march in Washington, DC – the People’s Climate March – and across the country to demand climate action.   What: March […]

A Note to the Judgmental Body-Shamers

A Note to the Judgmental Body-Shamers

It’s the people who are openly judging others who have the problem, but they, sadly, cannot see it. A few days ago I spoke to a friend on Facebook who said that she was due to visit her father later in the week, but was already dreading the visit. She hadn’t seen him in a […]

The World is Watching

The World is Watching

It’s not every day that you can say you were a part of history. On November 13 — 14, the world will come together to demand our global leaders act on climate change and set us on the path to a better future. Join us for 24 Hours of Reality and Live Earth: The World […]

Is it All Sex and Scandal?

Is it All Sex and Scandal?

TUDOR FICTION: is it all sex and scandal? by Elizabeth Fremantle I thought I’d run out of things to say about Wolf Hall when my attention was drawn to Laura Miller’s article in Salon, in which she responds to the TV adaptation of Mantel’s novels in the context of other Tudor texts.  In it Miller […]

Giving Up to Move On

Giving Up to Move On

I’ve been hearing from friends lately either by phone or online about how hard it is to simply make ends meet today. Money worries are the main complaint – there’s never enough of it or the tax man is hammering at the door with outrageous demands for tens of thousands or that it doesn’t matter […]

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The Maniacal Echo Box

The Maniacal Echo Box

Do you remember when our only sources of information were written on paper, or came from the nightly news that you would watch when you got off from work? It was a time when reporters considered their work a profession and they had ethical standards about reporting the truth. The news came on the radio […]

By September 14, 2014 12 Comments Read More →
Starting Over in Oz – What Would Darren Hanlon Say?

Starting Over in Oz – What Would Darren Hanlon Say?

Part of the continuing series of our adventures as expats, all cast in the light of a metaphor about what would Darren Hanlon say…. A fresh start – Moving from Canada to Australia This story isn’t about Darren Hanlon, his music or what he would say. This story is about my wife and I deciding […]

What’s Wrong With Being Indie

What’s Wrong With Being Indie

It seems that every time you read a review of an indie book publication, somewhere you will read it needs to be edited…or…could use correct punctuation…or…I didn’t like the ending. Why? First of all, when you find a mistake, PLEASE let us know so that it can be corrected, like immediately. When anyone writes, we […]

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