THE REAL DIRT

Entries from May 25th, 2009

How To Spoil Chicken Salad

May 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Blog

A good friend of mine has been threatening for months to write the definitive distillation of the global economic crisis in less than 200 words. The other day I was on King Street in Newtown when I saw this advertisement in the window of a quick cash outlet. I passed it by and, at first, […]

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A River Runs Through It

May 4th, 2009 · 9 Comments · Blog

In 1997 I attended the Reconciliation Convention in Melbourne at which Aboriginal delegates famously turned their backs on Prime Miniature, John Howard. It was a potent insult that, at the time, seemed unprecedented. But it’s not – the most common perpetrators are town planners and developers.

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