2012 – hmmm

Regular readers will recall my post on the 2012 “end of days” prophecies. I avoided going to the cinema to watch the movie when it came out but it appeared on free-to-air TV last night so I gave it a watch. Interesting mix of astrology, science, Mayan “prediction”, conspiracy theory and fear-mongering … with some […]

Our evolving Mother

You may have been aware of the Queensland floods which have been devastating the state since before Christmas 2010. I live in a town about 45-60 minutes south of Toowoomba which on 10 January was subject to what some are calling an ‘inland tsunami’. If you’ve not seen footage here is some that has found […]

Just Stop

“You treat the world as you treat each other.” – The Day the Earth Stood Still I recently watched the remake of the ’50s movie “The Day the Earth Stood Still” and was struck by the comment quoted above … and how accurate it was – as the pictures above clearly illustrate. I wonder what’s […]

2012 … it’s not the end of the world

The kids at school are all starting to talk about 2012 (thanks Hollywood!) and the ‘end of the world’, and my daughter is now terrified she’s not going to make her teenage years. This is not the first ‘end of the world’ or ‘doomsday’ prophecy. I’ve lived through three that I can remember:  November 1984 […]