Posted: March 7th, 2015 | Author: Verity Penfold | Filed under: Art News | Tags: 2013 Dunalley Bushfires, Art News, Mount Barrow, Mt Barrow, Nigel Hewitt, Tasmania | Comments Off on Winning Landscape by Artist Nigel Hewitt Used Ash From Dunalley Bushfire
An artwork using ash from the 2013 Dunalley bushfires has won this year’s Glover art prize. Nigel Hewitt won the $40,000 prize, the country’s richest landscape award for his work, Woven.
The Tasmanian-born artist, who now lives in Western Australia, used wood ash to depict a forest landscape. Hewitt was thrilled with the award, which honours colonial artist John Glover :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: March 7th, 2015 | Author: Verity Penfold | Filed under: CRIME! | Tags: Crime, Online Crime, Online Dating, Robyn Clare Pearce, Tasmania | Comments Off on Tasmanian Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Stealing $369,000 From Online Lovers
Tasmanian woman Robyn Clare Pearce, 61 was accused of dishonestly acquiring financial advantage from an Australian man and another from the United States.
Police arrested Pearce on January 28 this year and allege that Pearce stole a total of $247,000 from the Australian man on 122 separate occasions between July 2007 and October 2010 :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: February 10th, 2015 | Author: Verity Penfold | Filed under: Business News | Tags: Bank, Banking, HSBC, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, Tax Evasion | Comments Off on Secret Files Reveal HSBC Helped High Profile Clients Dodge Taxes
A cache of secret bank files shows HSBC’s Swiss banking arm helped wealthy customers avoid taxes and hide millions of dollars, according to a report by a network of investigative journalists.
The files, analysed by reporters in the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), showed the British banking giant provided accounts to international criminals, corrupt businessmen, politicians and celebrities.
The files list a range of former and current politicians from Britain, Russia, India and Africa, as well as Saudi, Bahraini, Jordanian and Moroccan royalty, late Australian press magnate Kerry Packer and model Elle Macpherson :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: October 15th, 2014 | Author: Verity Penfold | Filed under: Technoid Computer News | Tags: Microsoft, Misogyny, Satya Nadella, Sex Descrimination, Standout, Technoid Computer News, Tony Abbott Quote, UPDATED | Comments Off on Microsoft’s NEW CEO Tells Women Not to Ask For a Pay Raise
There’s a reason Microsoft left such a huge chasm between CEO’s – remember the hijinks of Steve B? and congratulations to new CEO Satya Nadella – it seems the folk that pick these people might need a little self reflection.
Having ranted all that, it seems the new CEO has done something we all thought unattainable, he’s made people give a f_ck about Microsoft for the first time in years.
Nadella achieved this emotional engagement by offering up the most misogynisticly deplorable advice to women in the workplace. Not since Australia’s Prime Minister advised women to dull-down their expectations has a man at the top uttered such fowl advice.
“I think it’d be folly to expect that women will ever dominate or even approach equal representation in large numbers, simply because their aptitudes, abilities and interests are different for physiological reasons” Tony Abbott
According to Nadella the female ‘confidence gap’ is a sham? Nadella made his pickled remarks on stage at an event to celebrate the marginalized accomplishments of women in the technology industry… Seriously?! :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: December 9th, 2013 | Author: Verity Penfold | Filed under: ART | Tags: REBLOG! | Comments Off on FNT! Panic in Paradise Limited Edition Screen Print via Denial Art
FAVOURITE NEW THOUGHT! our buds at denialart.com have a superneat new Limited Edition – hand layed – screen print on offer. Not only are these prints hand stenciled, they’re singed, numbered and did we mention, superneat? :: Read the full article »»»»