Civilised society survives by having accepted rules to protect the general population and the vulnerable – to balance freedoms and rights. It is necessary to have regular audits and monitoring to see that the systems are operating legally. ‘Searching for Siobhan’ explores such a scenario in 2009 Brisbane.
Blind Freddy can see that Western democracies are slowly grinding to dysfunction. The system has been ‘gamed’ by powerful players.
Justin Kipps shows a different way to govern democratically, where the checks and balances actually work and the people are represented fairly and effectively.
Read ‘Prime Minister by Accident’ on eBook or hard copy! Multiple satisfied readers are looking forward with new eyes.
The scents, sounds and beauty of the Australia are inspirational and precious – as are the stories with their distinctive humour and down-to-earth honesty.
Read more at my website – published short stories, full-length novel mysteries with just a touch of crime and … non-fiction with the most avoided questions of our time.
Blue skies and a rainbow lorikeet amidst the grevillea blossoms – a normal Queensland winter’s day.
Settle down with a good book in the warmth. Listen to the bird song and get lost in an absorbing story.
www.jimreaywriter.net . Read chapters for FREE on the website! Available in eBook and hardcopy. All links are on the website or go to the library catalogues: Brisbane City Library, Queensland State Library, National Library of Australia.