Peter Dannock @peterdannock

Peter Dannock last shared their writing West Gate Bridge
When the partially complete West Gate Bridge collapsed in October 1970, thirty-five people were killed when one of the box-girder spans collapsed while the bridge was under construction.

The West Gate Bridge workers were a highly unionised workforce. Safety concerns over the construction method of the bridge, and disputes over workers'...
Peter's Pantry
🍡 38 Teas
🍺 35 Beers
πŸ§‡ 28 Waffles
πŸ₯Ÿ 25 Dumplings
πŸͺ 27 Cookies
🍣 31 Sushis
β˜•οΈ 34 Coffees
πŸ₯ƒ 41 Whiskeys
πŸ“ 28 Strawberries
🍫 28 Chocolate Bars
🍍 30 Pineapples
🍊 34 Tangerines
πŸ₯© 27 Steaks
πŸ₯š 32 Eggs
πŸ₯“ 28 Bacons

Carbon credits

After being allowed to break long-standing government supply contracts to cash in on a booming market, private companies have been gifted a multi-billion-dollar windfall. In a surprise move, companies contracted to supply Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs) to the government can instead trade them on the open market. While the...
2022-03-21 10:02:14

Life's experience

Talking from experience can be one thing that helps a writer to stand out from others. Everyone has a unique set of life experiences that can shape how they write. We can learn from our successes and failures and then capture our insights and feelings into what we write.

As a...
2022-03-20 08:33:24

Fast car

β€œYou got a fast car, I want a ticket to anywhere”, the first two lines of the debut song by Tracy Chapman. It came on the radio the other day, and I had an instant flashback of being reunited with my girl in New York in 1989. Two years prior,...
2022-03-19 09:57:21

Face mask procrastination

Now that we are no longer required to wear a mask in most retail and hospitality settings, I am still procrastinating about whether to wear a face mask. I am not sure why this is, given that our health experts say that if you are in a public space and...
2022-03-18 10:04:05

Aussie Rules
A loss to start the season

It’s been a disappointing half of football. My team, the Richmond Tigers, have only kicked three goals, and their opponents, the Carlton Blues, have kicked eight goals. The ball might be slippery, but that is no excuse for the Richmond players not hitting their targets with their kicks and bombing...
2022-03-17 11:22:00

Aussie Rules
Footy's back

Footy's back and the two teams who played off in the premiership last year, the Western Bulldogs and Melbourne Demons, are playing the season opener of the Australian Football League (AFL) season. The grandstand is at full capacity for the first time in two years.

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is...
2022-03-16 09:31:59

2.4 GHz

Many devices for the Internet of Things use the WiFi wireless spectrums, 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz. The benefit of using these WiFi protocols is that devices require no additional hardware to get started. Instead, plug in the new device, launch a vendor application or a web browser, enter your credentials, and...
2022-03-15 10:56:40

Zoom Zoom
Petrol excise

The Russian-Ukraine war has sent the cost of petrol sky-rocketing in Australia. A $2.20 per litre is the most expensive as it has ever been and is putting pressure on household budgets. As in most global economies, inflation in Australia is starting to increase, and these high petrol prices are...
2022-03-14 06:35:01

Zoom Zoom
Zoom-Zoom Championship - Round 3

The weather was superb today for the third round of the Zoom-Zoom Championship. For this round, the racers ventured to the track out the back of the Wondoga TAFE Motorsport Complex.

The club does not usually race at this track, but its Motorsport Captain thought it might be good to run...
2022-03-13 09:59:01


I am sitting here in my chair, contemplating what to write, when my eyes grow heavy and I nod off to sleep. This is what happens when I have a late night, I fade the next day very quickly.

Awake again, I'm am now rubbing my eyes and I am...
2022-03-12 11:16:56