Listening and watching commercial music has become a very boring thing to do these days. Each song sounds and looks like the one before it and, most likely, the next one will sound and look like the previous. So what has happened to originality in music? With the global broader music industry reportedly worth $130 … Continue reading 365 / 46: Originality in Music – Where Has It Gone?
We are told that we need to combat pollution every day. Do this, do that. Do not destroy the ozone layer any more than it already destroyed. Recycle, reuse etc. Trade, give away and share as much as possible. But…. But is the collapse of the environment the fault of the 20th century? We now … Continue reading 365 / 45: Pollution – Is It All Our Fault?
Well, here we go again. Poor Melbournians being told that their public transport system does not live up to expectations. You may have noticed that I said Melbournians – that is due to the fact that the Victorian public transport system does not service the whole of Victoria. We in the country struggle to see … Continue reading 365 / 44: There Goes My Train (again)!!!!
In a lot of science fiction novels, they say that the future will be rosy as we will develop nanotechnology and miniaturised devices that will cure diseases and repair damaged lands. But do we first have to live through this technology being used to create weapons of war? There is a lot of evidence that … Continue reading 365 / 43: Watch That Bird!
Every day we kill people and blow up buildings. Every time we decide that we are going to do this. Fortunately, I do not mean literally. There is now a plethora of virtual worlds where our children can sit down, walk around a city and shoot everything that comes near them. Now let me clarify. … Continue reading 365 / 42: When Did Killing Become So Blase?
Radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology uses radio waves to transfer data between a tag and a reader. Its main use at the moment is to track movement of assets by giving each item its own unique identifying number. This is not limited to a number of records, as it is possible to give every object in … Continue reading 365 / 41: Tagged and Bagged
Is the continual fight to save endangered animals absolutely necessary? All the time and effort that is put into saving them seems hardly ever rewarded. Do these animals actually provide anything to the planet that is needed? What do pandas do? How about lions and tigers and bears? Oh my! Or is it just a … Continue reading 365 / 40: Are Animals Necessary?
Today I am going to do something different and just give you a couple of my photos. That is all. Some images that really work for me. I hope you enjoy.
Life finds the strangest ways and places to give you reflection time. Here I am sitting on a loaded trailer waiting for my co-driver to get back with the car after one of the tyres went flat. At the moment he is nursing it into the next town some eleven kilometers away. Which leaves me … Continue reading 365 / 38: Night Reflections