The 2 “R’s” – Respect and Responsibility

While we all expect and agree on the teaching of the 3 “R’s” in our schooling systems, we also need to teach and encourage all adults in our societies the above 2 “R’s”. As this is a fairly complex subject matter, I will concentrate on the word “Respect” in this blog. That is, self-respect, andContinue reading “The 2 “R’s” – Respect and Responsibility”

Is Politics a Dirty Word?

I am safely writing this in the relatively Covid19 safe Australia, but I am thinking of all those around the world who are not so fortunate. It is amazing how this pandemic has effected different countries in different ways. Is the reason for this the particular governments’ doing? Or is it the way individuals haveContinue reading “Is Politics a Dirty Word?”

Volunteers – a dying species

This subject has come up before in my responses to other blogs and I think it requires a little more thought and discussion. I am writing this from Queensland, Australia and what I am about to say may not apply to other English speaking countries, or anywhere else for that matter. I have personally volunteeredContinue reading “Volunteers – a dying species”

Modern vehicle driver assists

Modern society have become obsessed with electronic gismos, and this extends to their cars. I notice that new car ads are inclined to only promote the electronic devices installed on a particular car, as though nothing else matters. The vehicles economy, performance, handling, space, comfort, reliability and sometimes looks, are not even mentioned. or shown.Continue reading “Modern vehicle driver assists”