Monthly Archives: February 2013

They’re making an ass of me

For years I’ve emphatically said that I don’t understand how any one could deliberately do an informal (i.e., invalid) vote in an election. Now as we approach an election year, I’m starting to see why people reach that point. At the primary party level – ALP and Liberal/National Coalition – we have the choice between… Read More »

Mountains o’ Things

The eponymous first album from Tracy Chapman, originally released in 1988, is much remembered for the big hits – “Fast Car” and “Talkin’ about A Revolution” were perhaps the most popular singles in Australia. For me though, there was always a sleeper song on it, “Mountains o’ Things“. In my youth, I loved the song… Read More »