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God help us

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God’s mills

 P a u l J a c k o Some readers ask whether there is any reason for more and more infrequent posting. Yes, there is. We do not like to repeat ourselves, as opposed to the people who are … Continue reading

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Solution

 

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  NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 8th May, 1942 : At 9.00 a.m. aircraft from Lexington and Yorktown take … Continue reading

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Black salt

  …from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger “Best before 09/05/16” says the proud statement on my post-modernist shaped, disposable, non-refillable glass salt container. Alas, it is already May 2017 and I boldly risk my health and use the contents … Continue reading

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You dissin’ me?

  . . . from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Upset that their science is disrespected, the clowns took to the streets. As is increasingly happening to me, at first I thought I misread something. Also, today it is … Continue reading

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Healthy lives

  Isn’t publishing such statistics racist? Perhaps comrade Triggs ought to ban it. ( The white bars for capitals, hatched bars the regional average)

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 29th March, 1901 : There was great excitement in New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia and Tasmania today as electors went to the polls in a steady stream from 8.00 a.m. to elect their … Continue reading

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  NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 28th March, 1960 : Little remains this afternoon of Carnarvon, a small port in north-western Australia that was ravaged early today by a vicious cyclone. Hundreds have lost their homes, torn apart like … Continue reading

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NATO $

Ludwig von Gress Poor, benighted Trump made another shocking faux pas. He dared to say that Europe should contribute more to its defense. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries are bound to spend no less than 2% of their respective Gross … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 20th March, 1905 : It has been estimated that, since the outbreak of dengue fever in Brisbane this season, there have been 40,000 cases reported, or one-third of the city’s entire population. One of … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 17th March, 1909 : Sydney flour millers, James and Joseph Wearne, have died of bubonic plague. Inspection of their mill in Goulburn Street has revealed shocking plague infestation. Health officials have removed 235 dead … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 14th March, 1934 : Seventy-nine people are feared dead after a cyclone struck the Queensland coast near Cape Tribulation on Monday. Beaches are strewn with broken boats and dinghies and the coastal country has … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 9th March, 1902 : King Edward VII, acting on the wishes of the Australian Government, has issued letters of patent placing British New Guinea under the control of Australia. Until the Commonwealth is fully … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 7th March, 1963 : The Australian Defence Minister, Athol Towney, said yesterday that the naval radio base being planned for the North West Cape in Western Australia would be able to communicate with submarines. … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 4th March, 1934 : Adelaide is experiencing its worst heatwave for 64 years, with five days in row of scorching 100-plus temperatures. The divisional meteorologist reported that such prolonged intense heat was almost unprecedented … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 2nd March, 1900 : The search continues for a suitable Federal capital. Many small towns in New South Wales are in a flutter of excitement, and the commissioners charged with examining them seem to … Continue reading

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Snakes

  …from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger My sporadic, mini TV watching sometimes produces howlers. For example, seeing a knot of wipers pursuing some lizard, I assumed that it is a simile of the main stream media treatment of … Continue reading

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Sad times

 

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 21st February, 1918 : Australian cavalry took Jericho first thing this morning. It was pouring with rain and through the mist the mounted troops were disappointed to find that the city whose walls once … Continue reading

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