Monthly Archive: January 2007

Jan 28

A Review of Carnies

I’m gonna start reviewing the books I read this year. I’ve already read two books this year — the very good Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk and the okay Life in Pieces (a Bernice Summerfield book). But I thought I’d start with the book I’ve just finished, Carnies by Martin Livings. These reviews won’t contain spoilers. …

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Jan 14

My brother on Quizmania

As I’ve said in an earlier post, my brother is the Associate Producer on Australia’s version of Quizmania. Anyway, the phones went down on Wednesday night and the host (the gorgeous Nikki Osbourne) had to adlib for 90 minutes. My brother was called downstairs from the Producer’s booth to see if he could liven up …

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Jan 11

A year in Review…

You’re meant to write these buggers like on the first week of the New Year. So sue me, I’m late. 2006, for me, ranks there as the best year of my life. If you don’t know why you’re not my friend or your have selective memory issues. In anycase, here are the highlights, the lowlights, …

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Jan 10

Perth —

— is gorgeous. Deep blue sky, wide roads and peak hour traffic that fondly reminds you of a lazy Sunday in Melbourne. Not much in the way of shopping or specific sights to see, but it doesn’t really matter because when it comes to Perth all you want to do is relax. I wonder how …

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