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What do I read?

If you are seriously interested in politics, social justice etc, and like to read opinions (often with a touch of satire and irony), you might like to check out the blogs I regularly read.  See my Blogroll, at the bottom of the sidebar. You are simply a click away from any of them! For all of them (except The Drum), you can set up an RSS feed if you are a real glutton for punishment.

November 26, 2011 at 6:16 am Leave a comment

Vale Peter Roebuck

It is unexpected that my first real post would be a sad one, but I have been very upset to hear of the suicide of Peter Roebuck on Saturday 12 November.

I am a bit of a cricket tragic, and for many years I enjoyed listening to his knowledgeable and witty commentary, and reading his pieces in the Sydney Morning Herald. I can’t begin to provide a review of his work, and I didn’t know him, but I have been saddened by his death.

I think what upsets me most is that he felt driven to throw himself out of his hotel room window to his death. (more…)

November 14, 2011 at 3:57 am


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