More political sniping

Do you remember last year when the erstwhile Mark Latham (shamed former Opposition leader) released a book called A Conga Line Of Suckholes? The book was a collection of quotations by himself and others. The title itself came from one of his own particularly vitriolic...

A new style of storytelling

I don’t often simply link to other sites from here, but a friend of mine put me onto this video of a guy with a whole new idea about how stories should be told. He’s an artist called Jonathan Harris. If you have five minutes, watch the video...

It’s OK to lightly beat your wife

The (alleged) absolute word of Allah, (allegedly) spoken by the archangel Gabriel directly to the prophet Muhammad, has been updated. Well, more accurately it’s been “reinterpreted”. Keysar Trad, vociferous Sydney Muslim, has “tweaked”...

Bible in a plain wrapper

I’m going to be away for a week or so, on a well deserved little holiday, so don’t be surprised if things are a bit quiet around here. However, before I go, I thought I’d leave you with this bit of entertaining news via Reuters in Hong Kong: More...

Children’s books and charities

Maggie Pragratis is an author with a vision. She writes children’s books (Go Away Booboo! is already available in a number of languages), but that’s not enough. She wants to make the whole world a better place, not just the lives of the kids that read her...