Well, it looks like Europe has got sick of peace and prosperity. It has been nearly 25 years since there were major wars between the “East” and “West”. Now it looks like the USA and Russia are wanting to have a show of strength again. Continue Reading →
In the depths of Winter I was up there and this shot looked irresistible to me.
The Sky colour is really like that. The only thing I did in photoshop was resize the image so it is smaller for the web and crop it to frame the tower better.
The other ones I took of the lake on the same day are worth seeing as well.
This is a Rant… I have to say that the Olympic coverage that was on the commercial Channel this weekend is so bad that I have turned it off. I refuse to watch it. I tried to watch the Women’s basketball earlier in the week and it was impossible. They kept showing 3-5 minutes then switching to some other trivial thing. This was elimination so it was important to see how things went. It was even Australia! The things they crossed over to were promos, “news breaks” that only covered what they had covered the previous one and montages of things that someone in the studio thought that everyone else should see. Anything that might be interesting (badminton, volleyball, basketball or sailing) was ignored unless there was a medal being won by an Australian. So stupid and sad. Then there is the insufferable commentary and the inane hosts … Gaaaa
In theory we all base our decisions on Evidence. In practice, Evidence in decision-making is greatly overrated. Continue Reading →
So we have another lot of people telling us that there is no climate change and that fossil fuels are not the cause… and even if they were there are “so many” technical solutions. I have heard this before. Far too many times. I heard it from advisers to the former Prime Minister when they were given research findings that predicted a severe drought in the Murray Darling System. Guess what? This is not a new thing. Continue Reading →