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4:19 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

So there I am  not going to sleep. Once again it’s space travel. I know that there has been speculation on these but at this time of the day there’s … Continue reading

November 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

4:18 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

So there I am awake. In this contemplation I’m thinking two things. Once again it’s space. If you’re travelling through space, at the speed of light, and you look out … Continue reading

June 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

The One with the Podcasts

I have a 30 minute each way commute and took to listening to podcasts over radio a while ago. I have some favourites that I’ve listened to over a long … Continue reading

September 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

The 10 Album Challenge – the update.

So there you go. The 10 Album challenge. challenge is right because there’s some thinking in this, and they are not always obvious. So In no order really; David Bowie … Continue reading

June 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Album – 2 of 10 – Donald Fagen – The nightfly

By no means in any order of preference the next album that came to mind is the one from Donald Fagen – The Nightfly I got to this album around 1986, … Continue reading

April 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

The 10 Album Challenge

You take your choice of things you want to do, of course, and I’ve listened to a lot of albums music recently. Mostly whilst drinking a beer. So this one … Continue reading

April 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

4:17 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

So there I am awake. Thinking. I think we’ve done the super-powers thing, but, I thought, there must be some left, something overlooked. Then it came to me. What would … Continue reading

January 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

4:16 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

Light. What exactly is light? You can see light (in the visible spectrum), you can’t see light (in the spectrum you can’t see),  it has colours that entertain us, in … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

How Walter would cross a busy road

Originally posted on Brian Bilston's Poetry Laboetry:
He would stride through a subway and barely falter but, for some reason, a bridge over-troubled Walter.

September 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

The one with the ‘award’

Award, pronounced awkward. – Welcome to the the “Very inspiring Blogger Award” I’m pleased people visit my musings and ramblings, and I enjoy the feedback and interactions I have on … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

On the Occasion of the 25th Wedding Anniversary

Eventually we were going to get there, MrsPdubyah and me. 5th November 1988, Paeroa Presbyterian Church. A date I chose, it’s a long story and I’ll scan some photo’s and … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

Faith, Same sex marriage, and Children.

New Zealand is on track to remove barriers to same sex marriages. We have Civil Union legislation, but this is a sort of half-way house thing. Removing an arbitrary sex … Continue reading

July 28, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Other Bucket List

This list is be about things that I have no personal interest in participating in as things. They hold no allure, fascination or attraction to me

January 8, 2012 · 2 Comments

Not a good day to be a minor league tall poppy. #1 in a series.

Today we bring you  Rabon Khan  and  Rachel Smalley (1) Raybon Khan. Who seems to set himself as Mr.People, some brainpower gifted individual who urbane toss-offs speak to and for … Continue reading

September 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Driving Entertainment

Sometimes my journey to work or home from work can take an hour or more. And filling that time can be a chore. It took me a while to cotton … Continue reading

August 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

Inconceivable! Why I should avoid the newspapers.

I shouldn’t read the newspaper, it annoys me. Prisons. “Auckland’s Mt Eden prison operator Serco has been accused of bribing inmates with bigger helpings of food and televisions in their … Continue reading

August 12, 2011 · Leave a comment

Faux outrage, Faux compassion and chipping in!

or slamming and damning, counselling and group grieving and how I learned to react in a group. Led mostly by media snippets and reporting (often poorly repeated, and incomplete, inaccurate and … Continue reading

July 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

Word War II wasn’t about Jews and 9/11 wasn’t about Firemen

In my opinion, the actions of School kids when confronted with Nazi Symbolism and images at a museum exhibition was totally predictable. The reaction of the Jewish council – again … Continue reading

October 20, 2009 · Leave a comment

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