Euan McDonald – International panellist for the young writer programs

Euan McDonald – International panellist for the young writer programs

Euan McDonald is a Uniting Church Minister and these are his own words.

  • Sub-Contractors – terrific and troubling

    Sub-Contractors – terrific and troubling

    Another financial calamity for the construction sub-contractor industry came to notice some time ago when National Buildplan Group went into administration with at least $18 million owed to small operators – suppliers and sub-contractors.

  • Strange things are occurring with the ssm push

    Strange things are occurring with the ssm push

    The Same Sex Marriage (ssm) issue is right before Australians with the national postal survey front and centre. Here is cursory list of strange things...

  • 1997 video of Timeout in Moruya, Basil Sellers House

    1997 video of Timeout in Moruya, Basil Sellers House

    Timeout in Moruya - Basil Sellers House, originally Sanctuary Lodge, was opened in 1992 in fanfare by Nick Farr-Jones (Rugby) and Jeanine Treharne (Yachting) as a respite facility for elite athletes from the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra.

  • Nazi nuclear bomb – more evidence – a history rewrite

    Nazi nuclear bomb – more evidence – a history rewrite

    Recently, a News.com feature highlighted how radio-active material was found in Germany from a war-time site which is the first hard-evidence apart from hear-say that Nazi scientists were much closer than previously thought.

  • Children giving gifts

    Children giving gifts

    News.com ran a story some time ago telling the story of an eight year old in the US who in the second week before Christmas gave away 500 toys, his entire toy collection to charity.

  • Powerful and articulate — biblical symbolism

    Powerful and articulate — biblical symbolism

    As we're in the midst of spring the paddocks are green with native grasses, I am reminded of the biblical references to grass and pastures, and the many references to the limitations of this scarce resource. Grass and pastures have so much symbolism in the Bible.

  • Christina Tyson — Panellist for the Kiwi young writer program

    Christina Tyson — Panellist for the Kiwi young writer program

    Christina Tyson is a Kiwi young writer panellists for the annual awards. Christina Tyson is a wife, mother, editor of NZ War Cry and these are her own words.

  • 1997 video of Australia's Bush Orchestra release

    1997 video of Australia's Bush Orchestra release

    Australia's Bush Orchestra was a tourism ministry located in Moruya on the NSW south coast which ran from 1996 through to 2006.

  • Dimensions, dimensions, dimensions

    Dimensions, dimensions, dimensions

    Being an artist, I am fascinated by visual images. I can always understand a scientist's explanation better if he or she can paint me a word picture or show me an image. This is also what much of the Bible does and I'll come to this later.

  • Oligarchs - concerns

    Oligarchs - concerns

    In a fascinating article by Ross Gittens the Sydney Morning Herald's Economics Editor titled 'The Four Business Gangs that run the US' a scenario is put forward whereby these four control the US economy and therefore most of us as well.

  • John Skinner – sport writer 'panellist' for the young writer program

    John Skinner – sport writer 'panellist' for the young writer program

    John Skinner is one of the young writer panellists. John Skinner was a Vietnam Veteran, a journalist, a national rodeo judge, and these are his own words.

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