Shôn Ellerton, October 20, 2021
I frequently get asked why I bother to write articles. Here I explain why.
Having written nearly two hundred longform articles since 2017, I often get asked why I write them.
What’s the purpose?
Who’s going to read them?
Aren’t there more important things to…
Shôn Ellerton, October 18, 2021
What will future readers learn from Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic? Here’s my account.
“A nation of sheep begets a government of wolves” — Edward R. Murrow
I was at odds whether I should have written this article or not. And then I deliberated that…
Shôn Ellerton, September 29, 2021
Calling someone a conspiracy theorist because you don’t like what they say is wrong.
Ah! A great pair of words! How often have you come across the words, conspiracy theorist, in day-to-day conversations and what you read on social media? Unfortunately, it has become one…
Shôn Ellerton, September 28, 2021
5 lessons I learned when I jumped too quickly when accepting an executive’s role.
Before I jump into the five lessons I learned, allow me to add my story beforehand. Otherwise, just skip to them below.
There’s nothing like being offered that dream position in…
Shôn Ellerton, September 20, 2021
What would you say if you had the choice of permanently killing off the Internet?
Back in 1951, one of my favourite science fiction movies was created: The Day the Earth Stood Still. (not the awful 2008 remake)
It features an unexpected visit by a…
Shôn Ellerton, September 17, 2021
A striking moment in film cinema showing compassion in the worst of situations
If there was a movie ever made that portrayed unlikely companions during one of the most terrible moments in American history, the Civil War, it would have to be Sergio Leone’s 1966…
Shôn Ellerton, September 3, 2021
Biden and Trump have a friendly chat at the grocery shop.
Biden and Trump just so happen to bump into each other at the local grocery shop.
TRUMP: Hey! Joe! Over here!
BIDEN: Hey man, what’s up? Jill decided I needed to get a little…
Shôn Ellerton, September 1, 2021
Mushrooms! Love ’em or hate ‘em.
What am I thinking? A whole article about mushrooms? Well, let me begin because this is my little story on mushrooms.
Have you ever wondered just how weird the concept of eating mushrooms is? My sister will tell you…
Shôn Ellerton, August 30, 2021
If you can solve this question, you may be a genius!
Wow! Check this out! Guess what I found in my Facebook feed? Yes, it’s a really difficult question this time. Oh, my goodness. Can I do it? Is it possible? Wait…. Here’s the question…
Shôn Ellerton, August 26, 2021
Masks have their place in the right environment, but honestly, what I observe with general mask-wearing is kind of gross and absurd.
I sit here, in a fast food joint called Hungry Jacks in metropolitan Adelaide. Sitting next to me is my young son who’s…