Category Archives: Organizations

Because.

Well worth reading. Educated women are the world’s  future. SundayReview | OP-ED COLUMNIST What’s So Scary About Smart Girls? MAY 10, 2014 Nicholas Kristof WHEN terrorists in Nigeria organized a secret attack last month, they didn’t target an army barracks, a police department or … Continue reading

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Ah Me, Ah My

Life is full of little difficulties when one has only one fully functional arm.  I have a steadily  increasing appreciation of the problems facing the metaphorical one-armed paperhanger. Tasks such as hanging a calendar, putting things in high cupboards, cleaning … Continue reading

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Science Friction

Among the movies Kane dropped around was a copy of Thrive. I saw the name Deepak Chopra associated with it, and was immediately suspicious.  I looked it up on IMDB. What I learned was enough to make me decide not … Continue reading

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The Great Career Limiting Move

A year ago today, I wrote of the Australia Day Breakfast, and that it did not have my official sanction.  I am pleased to report that this year the event is authorised by a permit issued with my signature, and … Continue reading

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Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?

Every community has one.  There is a gentleman in the Shire (we shall call him Mr Smithbrownjones) who, when he is taking his medication, is a decent sort, as most people are.  However, at other times he is best described as … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Start the Fire

The days have been hot and dry lately. The night before last it was still 32 degrees celsius at 11pm when I went to bed. Last night was a much more pleasant and cool at a mere 24 degrees at … Continue reading

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Erica

There are very few of my old colleagues and friends with whom I have stayed in touch over the years  To my shame I have not been a very good correspondent at all, though I usually get off an emailed … Continue reading

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