About three months ago, I had the privilege of being included as one of 200 "early adopters" for Joanne Fedler's new book about to be launched in Sydney next month, entitled Love in the Time of Contempt , Consolations for parents of Teenagers. The idea was to assist the book in getting into the hands of a million stressed… Continue reading Book Review: Love in the Time of Contempt: Joanne Fedler
I made a tiny tweet about Dennis Davis' review of one of the many Oscar books falling off book shop shelves lately. For those that didn't see it, it simply said that I agreed whole-heartedly with it. Fiona Snycker's article on Thought Leader has prompted this bulkier blog as I feel it raises so many important issues:… Continue reading Striking a chord: Fiona Snyckers’ article on Judge Dennis Davis’ Oscar Book Review
So call me a liar for saying that I only had one comment on Oscar because I clearly have more. I cannot tell you why because really, it all seems like such a waste of time gabbling on about him because after all, nothing I say is going to affect the appeal and who cares what I have to… Continue reading Oscar and Me: Are we both liars?
I promised I would only have one last comment on Oscar but now I read about the appeal (which was inevitable I know because I really did think that dolus eventualis was misconstrued and of course the whole world needs to see that our criminal justice is in tip top shape, and yes of course, the… Continue reading Justice : an unfathomable and enigmatic concept
This is the first and last thing I will say about Oscar or the crime or his sentence or about people who talk about him or his crime or sentence. But I do feel compelled to add my bit. Why? Because I can and because I feel strongly about this. Here's the thing. Since the world… Continue reading It’s not that simple…