Christopher Akehurst

Lefty laughs

28 January 2017 9:00 am

‘Why doesn’t the Left do humour?’ I asked a left-wing friend. ‘Why is it only conservatives who know how to…

Ruing the day

21 January 2017 9:00 am

Here comes Australia Day again and with it, like professional wailers preceding a Sicilian funeral, the chorus of media penitents…

Playing with holy fire

7 January 2017 9:00 am

In the nearly four years since he was elected, Pope Francis I has achieved the singular distinction of bringing the…

Love and marriage

10 December 2016 9:00 am

The Fairfax-reading, ABC-viewing middle classes are getting rattled. In Victoria, 2,400 extra police officers are to be employed to help…

Throwing a tanderrum

24 September 2016 9:00 am

Connoisseurs of our sunburnt country’s timeless heritage have a treat in store next month. An indigenous tanderrum, or ceremonial mass…

Power to the plebiscite

17 September 2016 9:00 am

Malcolm Turnbull’s shilly-shallying before deciding to go ahead with the gay ‘marriage’ plebiscite is what we have come to expect…

Pop go the Swivel-Eyed Loons

2 July 2016 9:00 am

To the conventional leftish mind, the European Union is one of those sacred institutions handed down as though from on…