My Latest Twitter Updates

  • Sack the NSW ALP Executive and introduce primary elections: http://bit.ly/4pa8oM – former Hawke minister Barry Cohen tilts at windmills. #
  • The old school is a foreign country: http://bit.ly/6n81RY – memories of Brookie, Miss Popple, Colonel Sinker et al. Wonderful. #
  • Changing economic times for video rentals, travel agents, photo processing and wired telecommunications: http://bit.ly/6F6q7z #
  • Elizabeth Alma Morton (1915-2009) women's activist: http://bit.ly/5pdbBV – with a nice anecdote about that "young upstart", Paul Keating. #
  • They may represent an element of public opinion but who exactly are these people Matthew Franklin writes about? http://bit.ly/4BQA5O #
  • Cartoonists and newspapers: http://bit.ly/8PHT13 – I hadn't appreciated how much cartoons are under threat. This is serious… #
  • First sighting? My supermarket is selling Easter hot cross buns. #
  • Why do they hate Water Buffaloes? … RT @firstdogonmoon Warning! Highly stupid and petulant holiday blog post: http://twurl.nl/ikcwz0 #
  • RT @JayCost: … I studied political science intensely. Last 2 years I studied political history. I've learned SO MUCH MORE from history. #
  • @JayCost Similarly, I learned more from studying economic history than economics. At least Bernanke is an expert on the Depression. in reply to JayCost #
  • The Christmas Day Airliner Attack and the Intelligence Process: http://bit.ly/4nXEpZ – George Friedman (Stratfor) #
  • @Owenjay I only discovered it by accident through a Google Alert I have set up on my name. Who knows? Don't hold your breath! in reply to Owenjay #
  • @Owenjay Their FAQ is quite interesting and shows how they calculate our "reputations". Start retweeting – that seems to help! in reply to Owenjay #
  • Perring in on the Future of Technology: http://bit.ly/5Syegk – an interesting discussion from the PBS NewsHour. #
  • "This coming decade is going to be the decade of filtering and going to your friends for recommendations" http://bit.ly/5Syegk on @NewsHour #
  • Inside Obama's War on Terrorism: http://bit.ly/6fYNCT NYT Magazine preview by Peter Baker. Worth a read. #
  • @danupoyner Try Copper Knickers! (see Brecht's "The Life of Galileo") #
  • Number Nine: http://bit.ly/7tCiPV – Justice Sonia Sotomayor's high profile debut (New Yorker) via @smurray38 #
  • Stratfor iPhone app: http://bit.ly/4G1gao – still making up my mind about Stratfor but the app is free. #
  • Good podcasts from BBC radio's "Beyond Westminster": http://bit.ly/5iNoBm – just listened to latest program on what's in store for ex-MPs. #
  • Tehran Imbroglio: No Green Revolution http://tinyurl.com/yelquwu #
  • That last tweet posted from the Stratfor iPhone app… sorry, it's still new and I'm still learning and still playing… #
  • @feneleyinlondon The app is free on iTunes. Their ad here http://bit.ly/5rCale is a tad misleading… in reply to feneleyinlondon #
  • @jaseygalore Hehehe… now I discover they want your email address before making the link available… cheeky. in reply to jaseygalore #
  • Staff desert switching rat: http://bit.ly/7JeipV – now looking for "principled public officials". #
  • RT @smurray38: If there is a writer for whom I would have a higher regard than that for Robert Caro …yet to meet them http://bit.ly/7HNDmS #
  • @smurray38 Yes, but when are we getting the next volume of LBJ from Caro? in reply to smurray38 #

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