“Happiness? A good cigar, a good meal, and a good woman - or a bad woman; it depends on how much happiness you can handle.” ―
Australia's last umbrella maker
Few things have such a huge impact on happiness and the enjoyment, depth and plain fun of life as the friendships we have.
February 10 is World Umbrella Day, an occasion not typically marked by raucous celebrations but one always remembered in Melbourne's east
Why does water administration require ASIO-like secrecy?
DISCLOSURE: ‘The MDBA doth protest too much, methinks’ — The Royal Commission rebuke drew upon the works of George Orwell and William Shakespeare to describe how bureaucrats twisted the language of transparency.
There is corruption in politics, but politics is not intrinsically corrupt.
How Houston Has Virtually Ended Homelessness Among Veterans Pacific Standard (TW). TW: “Making veterans the first part of the homeless population for the police to focus on is probably very effective in breaking down the resistance to empathy that conservative types (which the police mostly are) and educates them in later assisting other homeless people who do not immediately get sympathy from police as veterans probably do.”