INTERROBANG

Musings on life, the universe and an elephant named Flobo

I have always believed in the freedom of belief, as long as those beliefs and the actions taken due to said beliefs are not negatively affecting the lives of others. Seems simple enough. Over the years, I have been asked many times what my religious beliefs are. It seems that a lot of people are …

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It has always astounded me with just how much stock people place in horoscopes. I have known people who refuse to date others based on star signs. Some also wait to read the weekly horoscope in the paper before making any decision more important than “what shall I have for dinner tonight?” Some important things …

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  New things don’t always start with a bang. Sometimes things sizzle, pop, float, sign or laugh into existence. It is a new year and although many will have been coming up with a list of resolutions which will be most likely forgotten halfway through the year, for me, I prefer to use the time …

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This weekend really highlighted a part of my personality that I try in vain to control. No matter how much I try to fight against it, I am, for better want of a word, a Troglodyte. I think I could quite happily hole up in a cave somewhere – assuming of course that it was …

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Okay, so I freely admit that this is going to be a little bit of a rant post. Over the course of the day it has absolutely astounded me. I see really moronic stuff happening so often. Do people think? Do they realise that they put themselves in danger as well as others? Let me …

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For those not aware, Melbourne Cup is held on the first Tuesday in November each year. It is called the race that stops the nation and people gather in offices, if they haven’t been fortunate enough to get the day or afternoon off, to watch a bunch of jockeys race horses around a track. You …

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I am sure that each of us has our own special books, movies, songs that have stuck with us throughout the years, reminding us of special events, special people and different times in our lives. All of these mediums have a way of touching our souls and forging a deep connection which can leave us …

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I was once given the task of writing my eulogy. It seems like quite a morbid thing to do, however, I am pretty sure it was supposed to be an exercise in forward thinking. A way to really make you sit down and consider the key things in life that are most important to us …

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