Without attack, no victory

May 10, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Tuesday, 10 May 2022   Quote to note “In Kyiv, they were saying they might get nuclear weapons and NATO started exploring the lands close to us and that became an obvious threat to our country and to our borders. Everything was telling us that there is a need to fight." Said Russian President Vladimir Putin in […]

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The early bird catches the worm

May 9, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Monday, 9 May 2022   Quote to note "Let us have the courage to look reality in the face. Let us be faithful to the values of freedom, equality, fraternity and secularism. Let us continue to love the Republic and all that it entails. Let us love our homeland.” French President Emmanuel Macron has been sworn in […]

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No pressure, no diamonds

May 6, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Friday, 6 May 2022   Quote to note "There’s no need for him to be nice to me." Bill Gates used to be the world’s richest man, but he lost that title to Elon Musk, and it’s pretty clear the pair aren’t mates. In a wide-ranging interview with the BBC, Gates denied he was trying to reduce […]

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Integrity reveals beauty

May 5, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Thursday, 5 May 2022   Quote to note “When someone like Hillary goes to The Met, it’s not just like: ‘There’s Hillary at The Met and she’s wearing a dress’.” It’s been more than 20 years since former US Secretary of State and First Lady Hillary Clinton walked the red carpet at The Met Gala. This year, […]

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My optimism wears boots and is loud

May 4, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Wednesday, 4 May 2022   Quote to note “My father is the statesman, he is the political genius, he is all that." It could be back to the future in next Monday’s presidential election in the Philippines… Front-runner Ferdinand Marcos Jr has heaped praise on his father/namesake, who was driven out in 1986 after a brutal 2 […]

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There is a rise after every fall

May 3, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Tuesday, 3 May 2022   Quote to note “It was Fritz who lit the way. Everybody is to be treated with dignity. Everybody” US President Joe Biden led the tributes at a delayed memorial service for former Vice President Walter Mondale, who died last year aged 93yo. Mondale served as Veep to Jimmy Carter from 1977 to 1981 […]

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Launch yourself on every wave

May 2, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Monday, 2 May 2022   Quote to note “Both of us had been on a diet for some time and lost a fair bit of weight between us, but no matter how hard we work at it, neither of us looks like Peter Malinauskas." Said Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan of one of the things he has […]

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Spying is waiting

April 29, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Friday, 29 April 2022   Quote to note “Order of Brilliant Star with Grand Cordon has a certain ring to it” Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu presented the award to Tuvalu’s Ambassador Limasene Teatu to recognise her work to foster ties between the countries. The ABC’s Stephen Dziedzic reckons the accolade – which comes with a fancy […]

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Walking is the best possible exercise

April 28, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Thursday, 28 April 2022   Quote to note “Matt Canavan is becoming like the Japanese intelligence officer who refused to accept World War II was over and hid in the Philippines jungle for 30 years"  Nationals MP Darren Chester reckons his colleague needs to accept he’s lost the argument on net zero. The Coalition’s been out in […]

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You can’t handle the truth

April 27, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Wednesday, 27 April 2022   Quote to note “I am not going on Twitter. I am going to stay on Truth” Donald Trump says he has no intention of re-joining Twitter after Elon Musk’s takeover. Trump was booted off the platform in the aftermath of the attack on Capitol Hill and set up his own (struggling) platform […]

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