Monthly Archives: January 2013

  1. Sounds of Then – The Great Aussie Playlist

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    January 28, 2013 by brettdgale

    As I stood there in the pose of the great Australian male, endlessly turning blackening snags on the barbie in …
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  2. Advance Australia Where?

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    January 27, 2013 by brettdgale

    It wasn’t that long ago that Australia Day was little more than a long weekend postscript, a surrogate for the …
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  3. Would You Like a Book With That Burger?

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    January 21, 2013 by brettdgale

    The following is a true story overheard on a train.   Woman 1:  It’s little Dhakhota’s birthday next week and …
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  4. Has Peter Jackson destroyed the Hobbit?

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    January 16, 2013 by brettdgale

    Under the same title, this post was going to be about something different.  I was simply going to write about …
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  5. “I am not a crook” 100 years of Richard M Nixon

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    January 13, 2013 by brettdgale

    Last Wednesday marked the 100th birthday of one of the most reviled, yet by certain elements, revered of US Presidents – …
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  6. The End of Summer

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    January 7, 2013 by brettdgale

    It’s January 7 and summer is already over. At least it is if you are a serious cricket fan. Australia …
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  7. Best Books of 2012

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    January 6, 2013 by brettdgale

    The genesis of this blog grew out of my yearly list of favourite books So in order to kick start …
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