australia

Three Developments

“The twentieth century has been characterized by three developments of great political importance: the growth of democracy, the growth of corporate power, and the growth of corporate propaganda as a means of protecting corporate power against democracy. “ — Alex… Read More ›

Baby Dingo

“Valkyrie walked to the back door, which hadn’t been closed properly, shut it and locked it. There was now a baby in the house, after all. She couldn’t take the chance that a wild animal might wander in and make… Read More ›

Hail Abbott

I have heard many people critisise the Abbott Government, and many more sing his praises. I have even seen him referred to as ‘Hitler’. This may seem a bit extreme, but could Abbott be a dictator in the making? You… Read More ›

Ration Sheet

While preparing for my ration challenge, I had a lot of trouble finding a suitable ration book template, so I created my own. It isn’t perfect (and it is 2 sheets rather than a booklet), but it suitable for my… Read More ›

Rationing References

When researching my rationing challenge, I used the following websites: New Point Ration Chart Remember When… Food Investigators Episode 5: The WWII Diet 1301.0 – Year Book, Australia, 1944 – 45, Australian Bureau of Statistics John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library… Read More ›