Pet Peeves

Warning: This may have 44 words but calling it a Quadrille is somewhat pretentious. I don’t get: 1) people putting biodegradable dog turds into plastic and into landfill! 2) vets saying dogs shouldn’t eat bones (Isn’t that anti-evolution?) 3) the dog breeder promoting tinned food over delicious home cooked stew. It’s just bothersome companies looking … Continue reading Pet Peeves

Fenny’s Fact Story

Fenny Fawcett ran a factory printing fiction and fantasy but while enjoying fanciful fiction, she also liked her facts, you see. ** Fiction claimed as fact, she could only view as fallacy and she fought this fact confection with significant potency. ** Fenny started fracking for fiction in our history and finally formed a faction … Continue reading Fenny’s Fact Story

I’ve got Big Boots and I cannot lie!

I learned the other night that the current geological age is now known as the "anthropocene era" because humans are having such a vast impact on our planet that, a million years from now, (if there's any intelligent life left on Earth) scientists will be able to look at core samples which will tell the … Continue reading I’ve got Big Boots and I cannot lie!

The Gaia Hypothesis

Today, in a conversation with my father-in-law, I learned about something new and of some interest to me. Apparently a British scientist (of some repute) came up with the Gaia Hypothesis. Am I the only person who hasn’t heard of this before? James Ephraim Lovelock postulated that the Earth functions as a self-regulating system (Wikipedia). … Continue reading The Gaia Hypothesis

Hail!!!!, Scotty from Marketing

I am starting to call this Morrison Weather.  This morning, as I munched away on my muesli with yoghurt and a dollop of raspberry jam, I scrolled through my trending articles.  Dust storms in central NSW.  Floods in Queensland. Massive hail stones in Victoria.  A locust plague (possibly a record-breaker) in Kenya threatening food production … Continue reading Hail!!!!, Scotty from Marketing