Category Archives: My Soap Box

Mercy …

I don’t remember many of the prominent news stories of my childhood. I didn’t grow up in the age of the first moonwalk or Kennedy being shot – news that impacted the minds of a generation. I remember the Bicentennial. It … Continue reading

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Fear is …

Fear is … Paralysing – a man I work with is confined to a wheelchair. As part of an education course he is doing, he went on an outing to a supermarket. He was paralysed with fear as he was … Continue reading

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God Loves Boat People

I’m listening to Kevin Rudd give his concession speech as I type this post. While I’m not surprised at the result I must admit I am disappointed. The entire process that proceeded this evenings results has been disappointing. As a … Continue reading

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Resolutions of Virtue

I had a great beginning for this post at 11:45pm last night. It was brilliant. I closed my eyes tighter as I drifted off to sleep believing that this would be the day that I woke remembering my genius word for word. … Continue reading

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I Can Say What I Want

Freedom of Speech. It is so much a part of my consciousness that I assume that it is a right that all are born to. That every individual has the right to say whatever they think. The brain clicks over … Continue reading

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Pandora’s Box

I read an article recently on demonstrations in France against legalising same sex marriage. During the recent US elections it was regularly raised as a key issue to consider when deciding your vote. No doubt it will continue to be … Continue reading

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