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Brian Lee Profile
'The citizenship saga is blatant discrimination'
"I don’t suppose any political party wants to be accused of discrimination of any kind, and to attack the present eight members is discrimination."
We're a free country? Not if all the unelected bureaucrats can help it
"There's a vast army of government 'gurus' who we never elected but set policies dictating how we live," says community writer Brian.
Cold milk on cereal, warmth on your skin, and an arvo G&T
"It is a delight to be able to get out of bed again without sticking our hands under our armpits for warmth," Brian says.
'If I had designed humans, I would have done things differently'
The brain wouldn't be in the head, for starters.
In praise of the local pub, the home of affordable, fun times
Everyone tends to have their favourite establishment, and our community writer Brian is no different!
How I've revisited my childhood from halfway across the world
'The older I get, the more I yearn for the past.'
Father's Day wasn't always the meaningful celebration it is now
'The best thing is to at least enjoy it as a pleasant event, just as most others seem to do.'
Humans are supposedly intelligent, but evidence says otherwise
'We are still pretty primitive animals, and I guess there’s no cure for that!'
'The first signs of spring are here, and it couldn't come sooner'
'At our age, we don't handle the cold so well.'
Freezing winter's day brings back memories of wild Spain holiday
"We'd spend the full day sprawled on one of those banana lounges, the sun beating down on us."
AFL vs soccer: The verdict is in and it's a controversial one
Would a European import ever dare rate anything higher than the 'beautiful game'?
The trouble with the human race
'We all spend most of our time hating and mistrusting each other.'
If you gamble, you're backing a loser
We suckers leave logic at home when it comes to gambling.
Robots aren't taking over, they already have
In their many disguises they are here with us, and no doubt always will be.
The trials of compulsory national service
I was used to lying in bed until noon on a Sunday and wearing whatever clothes I liked.
An awkward first day at Art College
We young boys saw something none of us had ever seen before.
Seeing life from a very different perspective
There’s something quite magical about looking down on the world spread out below you.
Those years of prohibition
In retrospect it was awful and I’m glad the prohibition was eventually done away with.
Balloons, embarrassment, and wartime memories
To us kids it was all great fun, to the military, highly embarrassing!
My earliest childhood memories
These are just a few of my childhood memories.
Big city blight
The queue alone was bigger than the whole of the population of Yarram!
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