Conan needs an ultra wide monitor.What is best in life Conan? To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of the women! What is best if you ca…
What to cook first?We've been preparing the way for the delivery of my Big Green Egg. Mostly that’s meant a lot of painting and oiling out on the front deck where …
My TV weekend is sorted.I’ll kick off as always with Ted Lasso because that’s what I have instead of therapy. But then I’m rocking the new golden age of sci fi. FOUNDAT…
Jack Reacher shrugged.About ten years ago, maybe more, I had to interview Lee Child on stage for the Melbourne Writers Festival. I did my homework, read about five of…
Ian McEwan gets C+ for essay on Ian McEwanCleaning out my notebook yesterday and came across this old LA Times bit about Big ‘L’ literature guy Ian McEwan helping his kid write a high sc…
Shattered Skies proof copies Got a box of these bad boys in the post today. Wasn’t expecting that for a while. The release date is in the US format. It’s coming January 11, …
Bad leadership is something other leaders do.Never having worked in a real job for more than five minutes, and certainly never having had to salute anybody, I’ve spent a bit time reading up…
Deal or no deal, the nuclear sub thing is too thinky to think about.A lot of peeps at my other stack were expecting me to write about the AUKUS submarine last Friday, and I’ll admit I spent a whole heap of time r…
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