• Greg Parker
      JOHN F. KENNEDY WAS JUST DAYS from securing the 1960 Democratic nomination for president when Dr. W.A. Criswell strode, bible in hand, to the carved wooden altar of the mighty First Baptist Church in Dallas.   Chopping the July air with disdain, he prophesied that the election of the
  • Greg Parker
    As Australia faces the challenges of an ageing population, Tony Abbott’s decision to pare back ministerial titles could spell trouble for the future of older Australians. Source: Ageing population missed by Abbott’s ministry – ABC News The above story is from 2013. It contains the plain truths about what the
  • Greg Parker
    My mother, Pat Parker (nee Platford) very late in life, decided to try and write her memoirs. Her health unfortunately deteriorated before she got very far with it. What follows is what she managed to get down on paper before leaving all the joy and pain behind.The title comes from
  • Greg Parker
    This is from “Clinical Infectious Diseases, Volume 31, Issue 6, December 2000“A catastrophic epidemic that would severely tax society’s ability to care for the sick and dying and to contain disease is the scenario of greatest concern to medical, public health, and political leaders charged with developing a response to
  • Greg Parker
    Junkee has compiled a list of fake news about the virus. I single this one out because of its racial overtones. Read the full story hereA number of posts are circulating on Facebook telling a similar story of busloads of people raiding small towns for groceries. The story claims that
  • Greg Parker
    old George Two Georges and a William This story starts with the Bengal Merchant sailing on the high seas, September 27, 1834. My Great-Great Grandfather George Parker, named after King George IV, booked a berth for the price of some cloth. As a bonus he was granted a 7-year working