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Why Ricky Ponting should get another chance

The great batsman and former Australian cricket captain, Ricky Ponting, lives in my neck of the woods, and I occasionally see him out shopping with his young family. It’s always...

Passing shadows

* How to identify wood. * Redneck engineering. * Baby elephants know it’s Friday. * Urban mining – way cool. * A year in lego. * Vacuum collector. * Lizard...

Aussie economy enjoys Bowring bounce

Not for the first time, it appears the Australian economy has been buoyed by the forecasts of Hong Kong based journalist, Philip Bowring: Wayne Swan said yesterday’s official national accounts,...

A decade of Tim Blair – blogger, legend

Blogger/journalist Tim Blair has never been one to take a lot of notice of plaudits, awards or milestones – in fact, he assiduously ignores them – but the recent passing...