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Editors Note: Patrick Smiths hard hitting article in the Australian called "Ball-tampering scandal: Lack of leadership spreads rot through the nation" has more than a ring of truth about it and deserves to be read by more people. Hence we publish it here on the Justaman blog. The Australian - March 31, 2018 PATRICK SMITH Don’t cry for once-upon-a-time… Read More

Editors Note: Please find a very insightful article by Luke Kinsella a Journalist from the Australian who provides a young mans perspective on why Jordan Petersen is so popular among the young men of the 21st Century. THE rapid ascendancy of Dr Jordan Peterson from psychology professor to intellectual rock star begs the question: What’s… Read More

Save Australia Day

I am one Australian who is going to encourage Australian Dads to hold a family celebration in observance of Australia Day. We have good reason to do so. Australia makes the top ten countries listed in the US News Accolades and comes second in the UN Quality of Life Index. Having said all that, I… Read More

TIME is our greatest asset. Theophrastus said, “Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend”. How we spend it is important. This is especially true as a father. Children demand and need our time. Our spouse requires our time, and more generally our relationships require our time. We must avoid wasting precious time… Read More

My Hidden Secret

  I don’t know about your Christmas, but our family had a very enjoyable family gathering. Our whole family gets together immediately before Christmas to allow our family members to meet with their own or extended family on Christmas Day. We started this custom some years ago and it works for us. The good news… Read More

Star Wars & the Christmas Story

The cinema was packed, but we just had to see ‘The Last Jedi’ for ourselves. We were so fixated we took the last two seats in the front row.  The anticipation was building as the text scrolled across the star filled universe. In a galaxy far, far away, a story was about to unfold that… Read More

Hollywood Hypocrisy

I have watched the continuing current expose of Hollywood’s culture of sexual depravity with breathless be-wonderment. Its been a long time coming and long overdue!  Mike Powell has written and excellent article in the Spectator about the subject called ‘Hollywood Hypocrisy’. “Mike Pence, the current Vice President of the United States, has been mocked and… Read More

Raising Daughters

Recently I spent the day with my eldest son at the Embolden Conference. Travelling there and back, we talked a lot as fathers and sons do, and the subject got around to the challenge of raising daughters compared to sons. My son has 5 daughters 9yrs to 1yr and I have 4 sons and one… Read More

International Mens Day 2017

The 19 November was International Men’s Day (IMD), and what a day it was. Dads4Kids put out an IMD media release with men from five other nations, if you include Glen Poole from the UK, currently living in Australia. Where did it all start? What is your involvement with International Men’s Day? I thought you’d… Read More

Australian Heroes

My Dad was a great story teller. My brother and I grew up listening to his fiction and nonfiction stories. We especially loved hearing about the story of his many encounters with poisonous snakes. The snakes seemed to fare the worst and usually ended up lying dead on top of the nearest bull ant nest… Read More