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One of my favourite stories I’ve ever written: The night The Life of Brian was dropped from the TV schedule
Plenty of in-depth feature stories at my Internet blog: .net feature stories
PUBLISHED IN FAIRFAX MEDIA
Make your own outfits (Sydney Morning Herald)
Inside the world of hardcore Australian ABBA fans (Sydney Morning Herald)
NSW Fire Commissioner Greg Mullins speaks about fire safety (Sun-Herald)
Jim Waley – interview with the newsreader/broadcaster (Sydney Morning Herald)
Power to the people: online voting – will it ever happen on a huge scale? (Sydney Morning Herald)
Keep your fingers to yourself: my stint as a temping secretary at the Perth Police Headquarters in the CIB (Criminal Investigations Bureau). (Sydney Morning Herald)
The chill factor: how to imagine you’re a tree and let your cares slip away. (Sydney Morning Herald)
Living in the 70s: the halcyon days when people wore platform soles and hot pants – without irony. (Sydney Morning Herald)
International masters of online study: “Face-to-face classes usually suffer from a few dominant personalities, time pressure and being too full. Online class interaction is much more active and engaged.” (Sydney Morning Herald)
Drastic shortfall of building apprentices: “We need 40,000 more.” By next year. (Sydney Morning Herald)
Church of Scientology personality test. (Sydney Morning Herald)
Let’s talk about ASX: finance. (Sydney Morning Herald)
Gimme some loving: dating. (Sydney Morning Herald)
Hostess with the mostest: how to host a party. (Sydney Morning Herald)
In your wildest dreams: dream analysis.
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Running scared: Weird Ghost and History Tour of Sydney. (Sydney Morning Herald)
Back in Rogue: nightclub review. (Sydney Morning Herald)
Kinsey movie review: the famous sex researcher. (Sydney Morning Herald.)
PUBLISHED IN THE SUN-HERALD
Books reviews: Creating Magic (Managing Disneyland); Dating Makes You Want To Die; Croc (Australian crocodile true stories).
How to get out of a burning house alive: “Sheree grabbed the kids and the phone and ran out of the house.”
QUEER ANARCHISTS – Resisting assimilation freakery while smashing the State.
“You’ve desecrated my Jesus Statue!” Queer Anarchist artist versus Traditional Catholics in the Battle of Beliefs.
BEST ARCHIVAL STORIES
Video interview with former Prime Minister Paul Keating.
Two interviews with former Prime Minister John Howard.
Door-knocking with former NSW Premier Nick Greiner.
Had lunch with renowned corporate fugitive Christopher Skase (The Maryborough Chronicle).
I took this photo at a barbecue at their home in Kingaroy, Queensland, and ate some of Flo’s famous pumpkin scones. I later interviewed Flo, who, like her Premier of Queensland husband, had very conservative and traditional views. (Maryborough Chronicle)