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UK Diary

15 October 2016 9:00 am

Not all words are equal. People who speak or write for a living are more aware than most that some…

UK Diary

13 October 2016 2:00 pm

Not all words are equal. People who speak or write for a living are more aware than most that some…

Riot Woy’s war diary

8 October 2016 9:00 am

It seems just a mere few weeks ago that I was toasting a crumpet in the prefects’ room at St…

Diary

8 October 2016 9:00 am

I arrive at Melbourne airport for my midnight flight with an unfortunately timed cold. My lack of sleep after Canberra’s…

Diary

6 October 2016 2:00 pm

I arrive at Melbourne airport for my midnight flight with an unfortunately timed cold. My lack of sleep after Canberra’s…

Diary of a parliamentary nobody

1 October 2016 9:00 am

Upon debut as a columnist some explanatory notes are surely in order. Like the American columnist George F. Will I…

Diary of a parliamentary nobody

29 September 2016 1:00 pm

Upon debut as a columnist some explanatory notes are surely in order. Like the American columnist George F. Will I…

Diary

3 September 2016 9:00 am

As I was leaving the sweaty Q&A set at the Docklands Studios in Melbourne, a lefty dweeb in the audience…

Diary

1 September 2016 1:00 pm

As I was leaving the sweaty Q&A set at the Docklands Studios in Melbourne, a lefty dweeb in the audience…

Australian diary

27 August 2016 9:00 am

It is always a pleasure to catch up socially with Tony Abbott whose steadfast friendship I have enjoyed for over…

Australian diary

25 August 2016 1:00 pm

It is always a pleasure to catch up socially with Tony Abbott whose steadfast friendship I have enjoyed for over…

Australian diary

12 August 2016 11:00 pm

It is census night and what a controversial thing this census is turning out to be. The twitter feed is…

Australian diary

11 August 2016 1:00 pm

It is census night and what a controversial thing this census is turning out to be. The twitter feed is…

Diary

6 August 2016 9:00 am

I have just one week in London, exchanging the harsh Perth winter for the UK’s summer evenings. I am surprised…

Diary

4 August 2016 1:00 pm

I have just one week in London, exchanging the harsh Perth winter for the UK’s summer evenings. I am surprised…

Australian diary

23 July 2016 9:00 am

Boarding QF1 three days after the federal election with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s shredded Liberals still pondering his bizarre election…

Dishlicker’s diary

21 July 2016 1:00 pm

Mr Tom, pet greyhound of Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (1762-96), shared a bed with her lover, the colossal…

Australian diary

21 July 2016 1:00 pm

Boarding QF1 three days after the federal election with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s shredded Liberals still pondering his bizarre election…

Cuban diary

16 July 2016 9:00 am

‘Vas bien Fidel’ (going well Fidel) are the words emblazoned across a government building facing the Revolution Square in Havana.…

Cuban diary

14 July 2016 1:00 pm

‘Vas bien Fidel’ (going well Fidel) are the words emblazoned across a government building facing the Revolution Square in Havana.…

Election diary

9 July 2016 9:00 am

As a first time candidate in a volatile election, with a member retiring after 43 years, I was keen to…

Soaking wet at Songkran

9 July 2016 9:00 am

Songkran is not the best time of year to be a correspondent in Pattaya. It’s not that the story you’re…

Soaking wet at Songkran

7 July 2016 1:00 pm

Songkran is not the best time of year to be a correspondent in Pattaya. It’s not that the story you’re…

Election diary

7 July 2016 1:00 pm

As a first time candidate in a volatile election, with a member retiring after 43 years, I was keen to…

Australian diary

2 July 2016 9:00 am

I’m reminded annually when I’ve nothing to wear on St Patricks Day that green is not my colour. Also during…