Category Archives: Projects

Pop likes to see the gloom lifted

I say I am a Professional Grandfather. Michael Thal refers to himself as Pop. So, we are two of a kind, doing what we can to make the world a better place for the young people of today. In this … Continue reading

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Lifting the Gloom is officially for sale

My newest book, Lifting the Gloom: Antidepressant writings is available for free at Bobbing Around. However, one of my reasons for publishing it was to have ammunition for giveaways, and for that it needs to be listed for sale, for … Continue reading

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Help my mob to go Green

The Australian Federal elections could happen anytime from August 2021 to May 2022. The date is the Prime Monster’s call. So, we need to be prepared for anywhen. I am very active in my electorate for the Australian Greens. We … Continue reading

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You can NOW read Lifting the Gloom

My latest book is completed, and as good as I can make it. Now I am looking for beta readers to help me to improve it even more. What’s the qualification for being a beta reader? Reading the book. You … Continue reading

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My first little podcast!

Earlier this month, I posted a A script for insomnia. A thing like that is more useful if you can close your eyes and listen to it, so I wanted an audio version. The link to the podcast is needed … Continue reading

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Amazon reviews: Paupers and foreigners need not apply

I wrote the following in April, 2018. My target audience was the decision-makers at Amazon, so it is in gentler language than it would be otherwise. I have sent it to them several times, in a number of versions. It … Continue reading

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Recruiting youngster power

I’ve just come home from the Climate Strike. I hated the crowds and the noise, and my old body is now in pain from having stood around for hours — but I loved the event. Usually, I emphasise that I … Continue reading

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Petition to declare a climate emergency in Australia

Wherever you are on the planet, please support this.

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Andrew Gaines: Concerned about climate change?

Concerned about climate change? Greta Thunberg will have reason to hope when she sees that mainstream society is committed to turning things around. Until then, none of us has a realistic basis for hope. How might we catalyse mainstream commitment? … Continue reading

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Puzzled or intrigued?

This is the start of a story that follows on from the end of a previous volume. Until this scene, all the action was on Earth. As the heading shows, we are on a planet in a faraway galaxy. I’d … Continue reading

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