RA vs Folau – a ground breaking media circus gone mad

For a couple of months now I've been enjoying a lively debate about the Israel Folau versus Rugby Australia slow motion ‘train crash’ that has been unfolding via the media. I expressed the opinion to friends that I suspected that Israel Folau had made himself into something of a crusading martyr for his Church/congregation. Recent events seem to strongly support that idea. 

A giant amongst men

Wouldn’t it be something to be giant amongst men? A leader? Someone that perseveres in the face of extreme adversity and inspires many? That’s what Nelson Mandela was/is to me and many others.

The ethics of praying for rain a Black Caps fan’s dilema

Over the past four days I’ve enjoyed a running joke with a handful of close sports-mad mates regarding the weather forecast at Trent Bridge, England, last night. The joke has been that I’ve been praying for England’s recent inclement weather to continue and ‘rain-out’ the Cricket World Cup match between our beloved Black Caps and … Continue reading The ethics of praying for rain a Black Caps fan’s dilema

Handmaiden’s Tale Season 3 – June about to go Rambo?

Monochrome, dystopian, brooding, nerve jangling and complex, frightening and thought provoking – Handmaiden’s Tale, Season 3, Episode 1 is upon us tonight! It’s safe to say that I am frothing with anticipation for the first episode. The TV series adaption (Produced by streaming service Hulu) of Margaret Atwood’s brilliant 1980s novel is an adrenaline stirring, … Continue reading Handmaiden’s Tale Season 3 – June about to go Rambo?