Arise Sir Tony! We’re not sure why.


At the risk of beating the same old drum, this current Government seems to be heading steadily down the ethical and moral drain, ever since the unexpected election win. So much of the country's malaise, however, can be traced back to the ascension of one Tony Abbott, firstly as Opposition Leader, and then, unbelievably, as … Continue reading Arise Sir Tony! We’re not sure why.

Rita Hayworth via Graham Greene


Do not cull your books - you will regret it I started to cull my books recently. As old age approaches I routinely decide that I need to gain more space, and to really get rid of what I will never get around to reading, sort of like "use it, or lose it". I noticed … Continue reading Rita Hayworth via Graham Greene

Ask Santo Santoro – he can arrange it


It is often great to catch up with folk we have forgotten about. One such individual is Santo Santoro, a man with an interesting background, and clearly a big future. Like many of our candidates for the "He'll Never be Prime Minister Award" Santoro was never elected to his position in the Senate. That is … Continue reading Ask Santo Santoro – he can arrange it