A cat’s doona

We bought a new doona* and barely got it on the bed before Merlyn claimed it as his. *Doona is the Aussie word for Duvet. I prefer Doona, it sounds snug and warm. Duvet sounds like Bidet, and well, I …

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Failure in Copenhagen

I have to say I’m pretty depressed about the outcome, or rather, lack thereof, at Copenhagen. I didn’t have high hopes for much, but thought developing countries might get something and there might be some effort for the world leaders …

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land for who?

Kevin came across this on Media Lens, and I wanted to post it here as I think it perfectly expresses the current policy of the Israeli government. Keep building illegal settlements and deny Palestinians their right of return. That’s one …

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West Papua

One of the campaigns I support (and yes, there are a few), is the Free West Papua Campaign. West Papua has been under Indonesian occupation since the early 1960s. For a bit of background to the conflict, see the about …

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