1. Galey’s Best Books 2013 – Part II

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    January 2, 2014 by brettdgale

    We start Part Two with a book about books and it just gets better from there. More, Baths Less Talking …
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  2. Listmania – Galey’s Best Books of 2013

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    January 2, 2014 by brettdgale

      Long before most of us know what Guinness is (a rather nasty medicinal concoction masquerading as beer) we know …
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  3. Aussie v Poms, Red Sox v Yankees, What’s the greatest rivalry in sports?

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    December 26, 2013 by brettdgale

      It’s not often that the stars align so well in the world of sports as they did for one …
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  4. Of Doctors and Daleks

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    November 25, 2013 by brettdgale

    I can’t remember the first time I saw Doctor Who.  It was just always there – a part of my …
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  5. Lincoln at Gettysburg

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    November 20, 2013 by brettdgale

    When one recalls that the phrase “detailed programmatic specificity” was uttered in a public speaking engagement or sees an Australian …
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  6. Why I Love the Eighties! The history of a decade in three books.

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    October 19, 2013 by brettdgale

    It’s often said that if you can remember the Sixties you weren’t there.  Perhaps it should also be said that …
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  7. What Bill and Albo can learn from Ed Miliband

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    September 15, 2013 by brettdgale

    The British Labour Party is set to win the next UK election whenever it occurs.  Consistently ahead in public opinion …
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  8. Vale Monorail

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    June 30, 2013 by brettdgale

    There’s nothing on earth like a genuine bona fide electrified six car monorail and in 1988 Sydney joined Brockway, Ogdenville …
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  9. Why Gatsby is Great

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    June 8, 2013 by brettdgale

    I don’t think I’ve been more scared about anything than I have been in going to see Baz Luhrmann’s Gatsby. …
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  10. Tramp Down the Dirt

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    May 24, 2013 by brettdgale

    A political song can be a dangerous thing for a songwriter to undertake.  Get it right and you have the …
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