Bob GosfordDec 17, 20161 Comment
The other week I came back from town on one of those 40C+ days to a mad flurry of wings and panic calls that can only signal interloper ... or predator. This Little Crow Corvus bennetti was trying to cool down in the water but was being harried by the adult Willy wagtails
Bob GosfordNov 29, 20161 Comment
Giles’s mood had changed from denial, to anger, to bargaining. He first denied any knowledge of an unfolding coup. Later he raged about the stupidity of it. And in our last conversation, just after midnight, before the phone was hurled from the balcony, he seemed to think there was a way to fight on.
Bob GosfordNov 27, 2016
This book is about the fall of an empire – about the power struggles and missteps and flawed characters that took the CLP from the Northern Territory’s dominant political force to near extinction, from an election win in 2012 to holding just two seats in Parliament four years later: Ben Smee and Christopher Walsh.
Bob GosfordNov 26, 20162 Comments
On the outbound run the number of old car bodies littered in the scrub caught my eye so I decided to take a closer look on the way back. Here are just a few.
Bob GosfordNov 20, 20162 Comments
Bob GosfordNov 20, 20161 Comment
It is unsurprising that Windschuttle—as most of us do—struggles with the complexity of the Native Title Act but the least we can expect is that if he is going to throw up ideas based on the application of that Act it is not unreasonable that he exhibit at least a working comprehension of the operation of the Act and its basic concepts.
Bob GosfordNov 13, 2016
Help decipher the whispers of our most iconic and mysterious flying mammal--the Ghost Bat--by throwing a few dollars the way of a worthy research project. In an all too familiar story for Australia's native mammals, the Ghost Bat--our only carnivorous bat--has all but vanished from most of its former arid zone haunts and is now restricted to a few known populations in the tropics and the Pilbara and needs your help.
Bob GosfordNov 13, 2016
Alejandro Damianí realizó un cortometraje de humor negro y ciencia ficción en el que Donald Trump es escogido presidente de Estados Unidos. Según publicó la CNN, Damianí señaló que el trabajo es un retrato del futuro oscuro que los latinos sienten que tendría una victoria del magnate estadounidense en las elecciones que se realizarán este martes 8 de noviembre.
Bob GosfordNov 12, 2016
Both the Indonesian and Philippines presidents invoke populist rhetoric in the use of the death penalty, especially against drug related crime. They say it acts as a deterrent—an argument long debunked by most credible authorities and certainly not supported by any credible evidence. One only has to look at the United States to see that the threat of execution does not deter gun or other serious crime.
Bob GosfordNov 11, 2016
I will happily take you to bars and other places of ill repute outside of the Penn State Happy Valley bubble so you can really get to know Trump Country. More than anything, don't be afraid of "us", your toothless rednecks from Deliverance: Mark Bonta