Archive for the tag "Australian culture"
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Posted: 2 January, 2013 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, Life, Sport, values.
Tags: Australian culture, Australian Values, Culture, friend, friends, mate, mates, mateship, values
…pluck it out, and cast it from thee. – Mark 9, 47 You know … everyone knows … Rupert Murdoch is an evil genius. And this latest move is certainly worthy of his deep-seated amorality. If Murdoch believes in anything he believes in two things: nothing and money. His latest move is pure evil [...]
Posted: 9 July, 2011 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Computing, Culture, Economics, Education, Media, politics and government, Religion, Technology, US Politics, values.
Tags: accountability, Ailes, australia, Australian cultural values, Australian culture, Australian religious values, Australian Values, belief, beliefs, bible, British justice, British politics, Brooks, BsB, BSkyB, business, cameron, Catholic, Chief Executive of News International, civil society, conservative, conservative politics, coulson, courts, Culture, Economics, Education, Emperor Palpatine, ethics, Fox, Fox News, government and media, greed, Guardian, hell, journalism, journalistic values, justice, law, leadership, Louise Casey, Mark, Matthew, Media, media values, Milly Dowler, money, morality, murder, murdoch, news, News Corp, News corporation, news international, News Limited, news of the world, newspaper, NoW, Palpatine, phone hacking, police, politics, politics and government, press, Rebekah Brooks, red top, Religion, religious values, responsibility, rupert murdoch, Scotland Yard, soul, Star Wars, values, voicemail
“Proud to buggery!” Apart from the wallaby scrotum duffle bags, what did Oprah ask Sir Les to dump? When did Australia discover sex? What have we done about it?
Posted: 30 January, 2011 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy/humour, Culture, Life, politics and government, Sex, values, Video.
Tags: aussie, Aussie sheila, australia, Australia Day, Australia Day Address, Australia Day Message, Australian cultural values, Australian culture, Australian political values, Australian Politics, Australian taxpayer, Australian tourism, Australian Values, Brisbane, cane toad, comedy, continental, court of St James, cultural attache, cultural values, Culture, flood, Gillard, http://valuesaustralia.com/blog/sir-les-patterson/, humor, humour, Julia, Ken Done, Kevin, Kevin Rudd, Les Patterson, Michael Parkinson, Oprah, Oprah Winfrey, outback, Parky, politics, research assistant, Sex, Sir Les, Sir Les Paterson, sir les patterso, sir les patterson, Sir Michael Parkinson, tourism, tourists, uluru, wallabies, wallaby scrotum
Here is a creation myth Sir Roger can believe in. It may well be the Meaning of Life set to music. Let There Be Rock!!!!
Posted: 18 August, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, fun, Life, Media, music, Religion, values, Video.
Tags: AC/DC, Angus, Australian anthem, Australian cultural values, Australian culture, australian music, Australian music values, Australian religious values, Australian rock group, Australian Values, Bon Scott, creation, creation myth, creationism, Culture, heavy metal, heavy metal music, Let There Be Rock, Life, meaning of life, metal, music, music icon, Religion, rock and roll, Rock anthem, Video
What’s bigger than axing a Prime Minister, more damaging than cabinet leaks, more worrying than a Resources Super Tax and could bring down a Prime Minister?
Posted: 17 August, 2010 in Australian Values, Blogging, comedy/humour, Culture, Immigration, politics and government, Racism, values.
Tags: Australian culture, australian election, Australian icon, Australian tradition, Australian Values, basic foods, campaigning, Culture, election, election campaign, federal election, free tomato sauce, Gillard, humor, humour, icon, Immigration, irony, ketchup, meat pie, pies, politics, satire, staple, staple diet, tomato sauce, Townsville, tradition
This Sensitive New Age Cowpersons’ anthem surely, and ultimately, is what this election is all about. Beaner Dinkydi Strayn: an proudervit
Posted: 16 August, 2010 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy/humour, Life, politics and government, values, Video.
Tags: advance australia fair, anthem, australia, Australian, Australian anthem, Australian Citizenship, Australian cultural values, Australian culture, australian election, Australian icons, australian identity, australian music, Australian national anthem, Australian political values, Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy, dinkdy di, election, fair dinkum, god save the queen, humor, humour, jingoism, music, national anthem, nationalism, only 19, patriotism, politics, satire, sensitive new age cowpersons, skippy, strayn, true blue, up there cazaly, waltzing matilda
Holy Moly! Just the thing we’ll need for our next triumphalist venture into total war?
Posted: 21 May, 2010 in Art, audio, Australian Values, Culture, fun, Media, music, values, Video.
Tags: ABC, ABC News Theme, ABC TV, Art, audio, Australian cultural values, Australian culture, australian media values, Australian Values, dance music, drum and bass, drums and bass, Media, music, News Theme, Pendulum, remix
Sir Roger loves art books and Borders has some for just $10 if you click on this little image and print the coupon
Posted: 20 May, 2010 in Australian Values.
Tags: A secret history of Australian art, Art, Australian cultural values, Australian culture, Cato Design, ceramics, City spaces, Craft, Cubism, cultural values, Culture, Directory of Australian Art, discount, discount books, Elwyn Lynn, Eroticism, Ken Done, Korean art, Lauren Berkowitz, Les Blakebrough, Montparnasse, painting, Sculpture, Studio, Tall Buildings, Transformations in Australian Art, Yilpinji
Sir Roger has belatedly discovered a Lieder soprano of exceptional brilliance. Barbara Bonney’s voice is simply exquisite. Here’s “Mondnacht” from Liederkreis
Posted: 26 February, 2010 in audio, Australian Values, Culture, Life, music, values, Video.
Tags: ABC Classic FM, Australian cultural values, Australian culture, Australian Values, Barbara Bonney, Bavaria, Bonney, classical, classical music, classical values, Coburg, comedy Lieder, Culture, dichterliebe, festival, Handel, Lied und Lyrik, liederkreis, Mondnacht, Moon-night, music, music festival, musical values, piano, Robert Schumann, romance, romantic, Schumann, soprano, tragedy, values, Video, Vladimir Ashkenazy