Bad Guy! He’s Not An Alternative Premier – He’s Just A Naughty Boy

Matthew Guy, the state opposition leader, showed us this past week just how unappealing he is as an alternative premier, and that he is unable to learn from his past mistakes. I am talking of course, about the scandal which enveloped his Chief of Staff, PR Guru Mitch Catlin, who was discovered to have tried …

Oh I wish I was a Punk Rocker… reflections on Pistol

I got, somewhat both to my amusement and bemusement, called a ‘Boomer’ recently by one of my staff. OK… so I own my house outright (not that a brick veneer dump in Avondale Heights is much to boast about) and have a tidy amount put away into my superannuation, but I am no Boomer. I …

Getting Ready For The Rings Of Power On Amazon Prime

The Lord of the Rings prequel series The Rings of Power is due to start on Amazon Prime on 2 September, so I have started getting ready. Firstly, I bought myself a nice new iPad yesterday (first time I have ever used click and collect), so that I can watch it in great comfort whilst …

When people are quite mad, but in a really good way: Happy Kate Bush Day!

I was vaguely aware that many eccentric women are in the habit of gathering together in parks and dancing to the moves of Kate Bush as per the video for her hit Wuthering Heights. I just didn’t know how big a thing it is. Pleasantly surprised to discover from reading my feed this morning that …

It has taken far longer than 3 days, but Kate Bush has resurrected, sort of like Jesus….

‘Hello Old Lady, I know your face well. I know it well.‘ – Kate Bush, Jig of Life, 1985 In the early 1980s, music critics used to write really dumb things about Kate Bush, such as that she had failed to live up to her early promise. After all, her debut single, Wuthering Heights, had …

I’ll Tell It To The Net: Why Martha Davis Failed As A Solo Artist

I recently joined the Kelvin Club, one of the more inclusive and quirky of the private members’ clubs in Melbourne (they are inclusive because aside from welcoming women as members for the past 30 years, they accepted me as a member). Last Friday after work I hosted several of my colleagues as my guests at …