If Norway can offer free universal health, pensions and education, why can’t Australia?

I raised the question of “If Norway can offer free universal health, pensions and education, why can’t Australia? Both countries are stable democracies, both have sizable immigrant populations, both are considered rich. Yet Norway has maintained national control of its natural resources whereas Australia is selling it all to multinationals. Time for a major rethink Australia?” on …

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The Day I Held My Boyfriend’s Hand

  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/olan-harrington/the-day-i-held-my-boyfriends-hand_b_6271910.html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000050

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Cat with delusions

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Dinner tonight

Tonight am making a traditional Greek dish – Stuffed tomatoes and capsicums. Or as the Greeks call them – yomistes

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Here There Everywhere

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Inside Gaza with Photographer Peter van Agtmael

Peter van Agtmael spent the last Gaza war taking pictures on the Israeli side. But when the fighting ended he made the surreal journey across the Erez Crossing from Israel into the Strip, home to some 1.8 million Palestinians. What he encountered changed the way he worked. http://lightbox.time.com/2014/11/24/inside-gaza-peter-van-agtmael

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Ghetto life by Patrick Joust – Baltimore photographer.

    Why anyone thinks that the USA is the best country in the world to live in, is beyond me.   http://www.patrickjoust.com

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Pirelli’s 2015 Calendar once again degrades women

Although I have no issue with nudity, I do have an issue with the exploitation of women [and men]. Pirelli’s new calendar is – in my opinion – a blatant attempt to “sell” nude women so that it can profit from it. http://www.pirellical.com

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