Bigfoot (Yowie) Sightings – In Australia!

Time for another cryptid post!  As many are aware, the hybrid creature known as Bigfoot has many names in many countries and cultures; in North America, the most well-known is Sasquatch; in China, it is Yeti.  Here in Australia, we call these creatures Yowies (or less commonly, but possibly more accurately Yahoos). First off, a … Continue reading Bigfoot (Yowie) Sightings – In Australia!

In Defense of Australia Day

The following is an opinion piece published in The Australian in 2018 by former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in defense of keeping Australia Day on January 26th. Illustration: Eric Lobbecke 12:00AM January 22, 2018 “All right, but apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, a fresh water system, and public health, … Continue reading In Defense of Australia Day

Reader Request Friday 31 January AND HAPPY AUSTRALIA DAY!

First off, to all my fellow Aussies: HAPPY AUSTRALIA DAY!  Today marks the 232nd anniversary of when the First Fleet established the Colony of New South Wales in what is now Sydney (if I'm not mistaken), marking the beginning of what would become modern Australia. It's a day to reflect on our history - both … Continue reading Reader Request Friday 31 January AND HAPPY AUSTRALIA DAY!

Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 33

Today I present my Restored English Translation (RET) of Beresheet (Genesis) chapter 33.  As usual, it contains the Hebrew names, with a glossary of them after the chapter.  At the very end is a list of where the Aleph Tavs occur (as they are no longer included in the main text). CHAPTER 33 1 And … Continue reading Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 33

Dinosaurs: Extinct or Not?

Dinosaurs are fascinating creatures that I'm sure we've all loved at some point or another (personally speaking, they're still my favourite animals).  These reptiles ranged in size from colossus to minuscule, from land-bound creatures like T-Rex and Velociraptor to sea-going creatures like the Plesiosaurus to the flying Pterodactyls.  Evolutionary scientists tell us that these creatures … Continue reading Dinosaurs: Extinct or Not?