2013 is time for us to grow up

Growing up, I never felt like I belonged anywhere. I lived my childhood shifting between worlds, in a permanent state of visiting.

I lived with my single mother who looked after me on a mixture of the single parent’s pension, whatever casual job was at hand and maintenance payments from my father. She sustained herself with cigarettes and cheap wine. We moved a lot around Melbourne’s north-east. A suburb and a street was never a community, just a place where I’d be staying and an audience for potential embarrassment. When the show was over, it was time to move on. Continue reading “2013 is time for us to grow up”


My 10 Predictions for 2013 (sort of)

This time last year I came out with my 10 predictions for 2012 and I’m proud to say that my accuracy rate was 0/10. And because I estimate that I get about as many hits as The Australian¬†(yes, it’s that low), this would easily make me the most accurate pundit in Australia today.

So here’s my new list for 2013, once again in the form of a retrospective: Continue reading “My 10 Predictions for 2013 (sort of)”