The Fast and the Slightly Irritated

POLICE reporting has the tendency to make you paranoid, especially about getting behind the wheel.

Every week I get to catalogue the number of drink drivers, unlicensed motorists and various car crashes happening throughout the Redlands. Read more of this post


Independents have had their day

I implied in my most recent blog post that it would be the last with a focus on New England. That was certainly the plan, but then Wednesday happened. Read more of this post

So long and thanks for all the fish wrap

Armidale, it’s been emotional. On Friday I will pack my bags and leave you after 16 months of reporting on your political dramas, landmark court cases and sex abuse scandals.

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New England, Sunshine Coast’s millionaire parties

When the history of this increasingly bizarre election campaign is written, the past week will fall under the heading of “Eccentric business tycoons join the race”.

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All eyes on Armidale

When I accepted a position as a cadet journalist in a small country NSW town, I was expecting to be relegated to stories about CWA meetings, complaints about potholes in the main street and police fining bored hoons for doing burnouts at the lookout. Read more of this post