Alan R M Jones

A glass half-full

18 March 2017 9:20 am

One of my first authentic Australian ‘cultural’ experiences, years before I made it my home, was Barry Humphries’ good mate…

Is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane?

26 February 2017 9:34 am

After 75 weeks of indolence and drift Paul Kelly did his level best in The Weekend Australian to pick the…

A strange win for the common man

10 November 2016 4:20 pm

When I got home last night from an election celebration held by friends, and former political colleagues, in which I had to submit…

The presidential race? It’s better than 1856, folks

7 November 2016 1:00 pm

Politics is like baseball. Like Australia’s summer pastime, it’s a numbers game, and there’s an old saying that three economic…

Civil war in DC and Hillary’s endgame

1 November 2016 8:18 am

Judging by a intriguing report in The Wall Street Journal and several more like it in The New York Times…