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THE VERY FRAGILE WORLD OF COMPUTERS

THE VERY FRAGILE WORLD OF COMPUTERS

Our world, in which we totally depend on IT for our very existence, feel apart on Friday when a bug in the software of small company caused a seizure in communications across our planet that denied us of essential services. This ridiculous event compellingly informed us of how helpless we have allowed ourselves to become. … Continue reading THE VERY ...
THE BUSH SAMARITAN

THE BUSH SAMARITAN

Here is a painting that will appear on the front cover of my new book. ‘WALKING WITH THE MAN, but not to Church.’ The painting, plus 104000 words, is now with my publisher, Clark and Mackay. The paperback, ebook & audiobook will be launched at the Royal on the Park in Brisbane at lunch on … Continue reading THE BUSH SAMARITAN The post THE BUSH ...
BUY YOUR COPY OF ‘MINE IS THE KINGDOM’ TODAY. RIVETTING BOOK ABOUT PARTNERSHIP OF SCOTT MORRISON AND BRIAN HOUSTON.

BUY YOUR COPY OF ‘MINE IS THE KINGDOM’ TODAY. RIVETTING BOOK ABOUT PARTNERSHIP OF SCOTT MORRISON AND BRIAN HOUSTON.

Was browsing through a book shop a few days ago and found this one. It is so fascinating I read it within 48 hours. A real page turner. Its about the close friendship of our former Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, and the founder of Hillsong Church, Brian Houston, that hugely embraced religion, politics, power and … Continue reading BUY YOUR COPY OF ...
EASTER BUNNY SENDS YOU GREETINGS

EASTER BUNNY SENDS YOU GREETINGS

In the minds of most Australians, not just the 10% who go to Church, what is the foremost reason we have for celebrating Easter? It’s time to be honest with ourselves as a nation and acknowledge an order of priority instead of pretending to be religious. Firstly, most of us welcome it as a great … Continue reading EASTER BUNNY SENDS YOU GREETINGS The ...
‘DINNER WITH THE FOUNDING FATHERS’

‘DINNER WITH THE FOUNDING FATHERS’

Enjoy reading my book about how Edmund Barton and Alfred Deakin and other giants of Australian History created a nation of six States on New Years Day, 1901, the very first Australia Day. It was an extraordinary achievement that was attained within 12 years from when Henry Parkes made his powerful Federation Speech at Tenterfield. … Continue reading ...
VERY BEST EASTER READING

VERY BEST EASTER READING

For just 35 dollars, including postage, I can post to you my book on the great events of world history over the 9 decades of my life. CATCHING THE LINVILLE TRAIN is a compelling page turner that looks objectively at what we can learn from history and how we can shape our future. Go to … Continue reading VERY BEST EASTER READING The post VERY BEST ...
THIS HISTORIC LEGISLATION MUST BE PASSED BY PARLIAMENT IN 2024. ‘AUSTRALIA DAY SHALL BE CELEBRATED THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIA EVERY YEAR ON NEW YEARS DAY WHICH IS THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NATION OF AUSTRALIA ON I JANUARY 1901’.

THIS HISTORIC LEGISLATION MUST BE PASSED BY PARLIAMENT IN 2024. ‘AUSTRALIA DAY SHALL BE CELEBRATED THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIA EVERY YEAR ON NEW YEARS DAY WHICH IS THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NATION OF AUSTRALIA ON I JANUARY 1901’.

Please note the date on the photo below of Australia’s First Prime Minister, Edmund Barton. He was sworn in by Queen Victoria’s Representative, Lord Hopetoun, on 1 JANUARY 1901. This is the day Australia was founded. There was no nation of Australia before that date, just 6 independent colonies who did not trust one another … Continue reading THIS ...
VOTERS ARE BETTER ABLE TO PREPARE NEW CONSTITUTION FOR AUSTRALIA THAN POLITICIANS. IT MUST TOTALLY REPLACE THE OUTDATED 1901 CONSTITUTION.

VOTERS ARE BETTER ABLE TO PREPARE NEW CONSTITUTION FOR AUSTRALIA THAN POLITICIANS. IT MUST TOTALLY REPLACE THE OUTDATED 1901 CONSTITUTION.

The Constitution of Australia, having been approved in 1901 after successful Referendums in all 6 States, has now passed its use by date. The massive distrust that voters have in the political establishment will not ever enable it to be changed piece by piece in referendums spread over many decades. We can only achieve the … Continue reading VOTERS ...
HELEN AND I ARE ENJOYING OUR 68TH CHRISTMAS TOGETHER.

HELEN AND I ARE ENJOYING OUR 68TH CHRISTMAS TOGETHER.

3 years courting. 65 years married. All have been good even though some were sad when we lost loved ones. The key factor in our long standing partnership has been our family of 20 children, grandchildren, partners and one little great grandchild, whose love we treasure. We also believe that no matter what is wrong … Continue reading HELEN AND I ARE ...
THE BOY FROM LINVILLE WISHES YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A PEACEFUL YEAR OF ACHIEVEMENT IN 2024.

THE BOY FROM LINVILLE WISHES YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A PEACEFUL YEAR OF ACHIEVEMENT IN 2024.

My friend Noela Lowien who lives at Kilcoy in the Brisbane River Valley (not far from Linville) is a talented artist who paints splendid portraits. I retained her services to create the front cover of my book CATCHING THE LINVILLE TRAIN. It now hangs in my home office so I decided to use it as … Continue reading THE BOY FROM LINVILLE WISHES YOU A ...

THE VERY FRAGILE WORLD OF COMPUTERS

THE VERY FRAGILE WORLD OF COMPUTERS
Our world, in which we totally depend on IT for our very existence, feel apart on Friday when a bug in the software of small company caused a seizure in communications across our planet that denied us of essential services. This ridiculous event compellingly informed us of how helpless we have allowed ourselves to become. … Continue reading THE VERY ...

THE BUSH SAMARITAN

THE BUSH SAMARITAN
Here is a painting that will appear on the front cover of my new book. ‘WALKING WITH THE MAN, but not to Church.’ The painting, plus 104000 words, is now with my publisher, Clark and Mackay. The paperback, ebook & audiobook will be launched at the Royal on the Park in Brisbane at lunch on … Continue reading THE BUSH SAMARITAN The post THE BUSH ...

BUY YOUR COPY OF ‘MINE IS THE KINGDOM’ TODAY. RIVETTING BOOK ABOUT PARTNERSHIP OF SCOTT MORRISON AND BRIAN HOUSTON.

BUY YOUR COPY OF ‘MINE IS THE KINGDOM’ TODAY. RIVETTING BOOK ABOUT PARTNERSHIP OF SCOTT MORRISON AND BRIAN HOUSTON.
Was browsing through a book shop a few days ago and found this one. It is so fascinating I read it within 48 hours. A real page turner. Its about the close friendship of our former Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, and the founder of Hillsong Church, Brian Houston, that hugely embraced religion, politics, power and … Continue reading BUY YOUR COPY OF ...

EASTER BUNNY SENDS YOU GREETINGS

EASTER BUNNY SENDS YOU GREETINGS
In the minds of most Australians, not just the 10% who go to Church, what is the foremost reason we have for celebrating Easter? It’s time to be honest with ourselves as a nation and acknowledge an order of priority instead of pretending to be religious. Firstly, most of us welcome it as a great … Continue reading EASTER BUNNY SENDS YOU GREETINGS The ...

‘DINNER WITH THE FOUNDING FATHERS’

‘DINNER WITH THE FOUNDING FATHERS’
Enjoy reading my book about how Edmund Barton and Alfred Deakin and other giants of Australian History created a nation of six States on New Years Day, 1901, the very first Australia Day. It was an extraordinary achievement that was attained within 12 years from when Henry Parkes made his powerful Federation Speech at Tenterfield. … Continue reading ...

VERY BEST EASTER READING

VERY BEST EASTER READING
For just 35 dollars, including postage, I can post to you my book on the great events of world history over the 9 decades of my life. CATCHING THE LINVILLE TRAIN is a compelling page turner that looks objectively at what we can learn from history and how we can shape our future. Go to … Continue reading VERY BEST EASTER READING The post VERY BEST ...

THIS HISTORIC LEGISLATION MUST BE PASSED BY PARLIAMENT IN 2024. ‘AUSTRALIA DAY SHALL BE CELEBRATED THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIA EVERY YEAR ON NEW YEARS DAY WHICH IS THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NATION OF AUSTRALIA ON I JANUARY 1901’.

THIS HISTORIC LEGISLATION MUST BE PASSED BY PARLIAMENT IN 2024. ‘AUSTRALIA DAY SHALL BE CELEBRATED THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIA EVERY YEAR ON NEW YEARS DAY WHICH IS THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NATION OF AUSTRALIA ON I JANUARY 1901’.
Please note the date on the photo below of Australia’s First Prime Minister, Edmund Barton. He was sworn in by Queen Victoria’s Representative, Lord Hopetoun, on 1 JANUARY 1901. This is the day Australia was founded. There was no nation of Australia before that date, just 6 independent colonies who did not trust one another … Continue reading THIS ...

VOTERS ARE BETTER ABLE TO PREPARE NEW CONSTITUTION FOR AUSTRALIA THAN POLITICIANS. IT MUST TOTALLY REPLACE THE OUTDATED 1901 CONSTITUTION.

VOTERS ARE BETTER ABLE TO PREPARE NEW CONSTITUTION FOR AUSTRALIA THAN POLITICIANS. IT MUST TOTALLY REPLACE THE OUTDATED 1901 CONSTITUTION.
The Constitution of Australia, having been approved in 1901 after successful Referendums in all 6 States, has now passed its use by date. The massive distrust that voters have in the political establishment will not ever enable it to be changed piece by piece in referendums spread over many decades. We can only achieve the … Continue reading VOTERS ...

HELEN AND I ARE ENJOYING OUR 68TH CHRISTMAS TOGETHER.

HELEN AND I ARE ENJOYING OUR 68TH CHRISTMAS TOGETHER.
3 years courting. 65 years married. All have been good even though some were sad when we lost loved ones. The key factor in our long standing partnership has been our family of 20 children, grandchildren, partners and one little great grandchild, whose love we treasure. We also believe that no matter what is wrong … Continue reading HELEN AND I ARE ...

THE BOY FROM LINVILLE WISHES YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A PEACEFUL YEAR OF ACHIEVEMENT IN 2024.

THE BOY FROM LINVILLE WISHES YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A PEACEFUL YEAR OF ACHIEVEMENT IN 2024.
My friend Noela Lowien who lives at Kilcoy in the Brisbane River Valley (not far from Linville) is a talented artist who paints splendid portraits. I retained her services to create the front cover of my book CATCHING THE LINVILLE TRAIN. It now hangs in my home office so I decided to use it as … Continue reading THE BOY FROM LINVILLE WISHES YOU A ...