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Nutjobbery from the gullible

August 19, 2023 - 09:22 -- Admin

Some days ago, I posted an article about how, after three and a half years, we finally succumbed to infection by the SARS-Cov-2, and how we recovered from it. I was annoyed that it finally got us given that we wear N95 masks in all indoor public spaces. I also wondered how serious the illness would have been had we not had the full complement of vaccinations, given that it was bad enough anyway1.

In the clear

August 12, 2023 - 11:14 -- Admin

As I explained in an earlier post, my partner and I have both had Covid-19 after three and a half years of avoiding catching it1. While we were both very ill with the virus, but have recovered fairly quickly and despite still giving positive RAT results up until a few days ago, felt almost back to normal. My partner gave her first negative RAT result after infection on her day 8 (last Monday), while mine was on my day 10 (yesterday, Friday).

What’s the difference?

August 10, 2023 - 09:54 -- Admin

There have been numerous documented cases of money paid to local government councillors by people like property developers who are looking to make a load of cash based on alterations to regulations determined by local councils. These are bribes. Donations to political parties, however, are not deemed to be bribes, despite the entities making these donations expecting some financial benefit.

First, a couple of examples of council bribes:

It finally got us

August 3, 2023 - 11:20 -- Admin

My partner’s mother died recently and in the last three days of her mum’s life she moved into the nursing home to be with her. After she died on the Thursday, we decided to clear out her room the following weekend. On the Saturday, we waded through all the stuff, except for the furniture, which we had planned to pick up the following day.

Women’s Forum Australia

July 29, 2023 - 10:37 -- Admin

Women’s Forum Australia (WFA) is a group who has been leading the push to have the book Welcome to Sex at least withdrawn from bookshops in Australia, if not banned entirely. It seems that their first battle was with Big W which withdrew the book from shelves in their stores after abuse of staff by such activists. The book is now obtainable via Big W online1.