Effing with the Ineffable: Why we shouldn’t teach the Bible to our Children

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January 26, 2019

 I am an Australian - I became a citizen in 1998. Naturally, there are times when I disagree with the decisions made by our elected leaders. But on the whole this is a great place to live and bring up children. It is a strong democracy which changes...

January 13, 2019

November 2018, I became a witness to a dramatic and violent event in Melbourne, Australia. Two people were injured and another two died. In hindsight, as I think about my feelings and my reaction to the violence, I have found my attitude to life has...

September 11, 2018

The First Day

Everyman stirred and woke. He stretched and uncurled from his fetal position, lay in silence for a while and noticed the brightness coming from outside. The light was a large sphere at the entrance to his shelter and he rose to his fee...

He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.

- Harold Wilson

Change can happen when we least expect it. It can be bought on by events, people and our own decisions. Some change w...

April 20, 2018

My wife recently had an operation. Although considered by the surgeons "a minor procedure", it was pretty "major procedure" to my wife and I.

I have always been fascinated by surgery and the body; the way it can repair itself - it's truly amazing....