Kerr’s Cur

WordPress Daily Prompt  —  Cur

In response to the WordPress Daily Prompt “Cur”, I thought I would share with you a significant moment in Australian political history.  It was the day the official representative of the Queen (of England and also of Australia), the Governor-General, Sir John Kerr, fired the duly elected Australian government. Read more

Do We Have A Quorum?

WordPress Daily Prompt  –  Congregate

Ladies and gentlemen, except for my very first Post, I have been singularly uncontroversial.  I feel I may break out soon, but in the meantime, let me continue not talking about those issues that I care most about.  Instead, this Post is on recent developments in Australian politics.  I sometimes wonder whether politics should take its cue from TV.  Oh wait, it does. Read more