Stuart Ballantyne

Defending Australia from itself

7 December 2021 3:51 pm

World War I saw a significant tactical blunder by the Commonwealth countries in regards to Gallipoli where 480,000 allied forces…

ScoMo doesn’t need to go to Glasgow. I grew up there and can tell him all he needs to know

14 October 2021 5:04 pm

I grew up close to Glasgow on the River Clyde, and from our kitchen window you could predict the weather…

Tasmania invades!

15 October 2018 8:11 pm

For decades they were the butt of jokes and derisory remarks for being the worst State in Australia in having…

Wizards of Oz revisiting UK

15 September 2018 9:00 am

Late in 1969 in Australian ports I was one of the many deck officers in the merchant navy in a…