My Latest Twitter Updates

  • Biography of Miep Gies here: http://bit.ly/6bbJNK Interview here: http://bit.ly/7cmwrB Anne Frank Museum here: http://bit.ly/7fs8L0 #
  • RT @mumbrella: Massive shake up of News Ltd management across The Australian, Perth, North Queensland and News Digital http://bit.ly/5Cvuwi #
  • The Australian "to grow a fully multi-media brand, not just digital". So what does that mean? #
  • @zombiemao You mean we'll be able to see all sides of Janet, Dennis, Paul and the gang? in reply to zombiemao #
  • The Sixties Turn 50: http://bit.ly/63XDTG Mark Green says they DID overcome. Worth a read but don't tell Tony Abbott. #
  • RT @Slate The end of the Clinton machine http://bit.ly/8K7W08 #
  • The cool change has arrived… sort of… #
  • Humid… irritable… more than usual, I mean… #
  • Not bad… I can almost believe I've watched some quality stuff… RT @Colvinius: Guardian writers' top 50 TV shows. http://bit.ly/5YBgnj #
  • @RicRaftis Speak for yourself! And are you as addicted to your iPhone as I am? in reply to RicRaftis #
  • @artrox Whilst we're waiting for the cool change, let's abolish daylight saving and make winter compulsory… in reply to artrox #
  • Just tuned into Hannity..normally when I do this I play a game of guessing how many seconds till Obama cops a serve..today it's Harry Reid. #
  • Hannity: 3 minutes in and I can't stand this moronic nonsense so I switch to radio and the Human Headline is on about judges again. Scream. #
  • Ahh, bliss… Libbi Gorr on 774 has Nick Economou taking calls on the Victorian election. Listen here: http://bit.ly/JQmcr #
  • @RicRaftis I tweeted standing in a queue in the bank today. I feel part of the real world again… in reply to RicRaftis #
  • Christmas Island will become Australia's Guantanamo Bay, says Wilson Tuckey. Hockey says Wilson has had a win on terrorist refugees. #PM #
  • RT @lyndons: Watched Ch9News for 1st time in years. Heard the word 'Aussie' about 20x & only political news ..contents of PM's wine cellar. #
  • @Pollytics Woolworths isle? All dry land in Coles! in reply to Pollytics #
  • @Pollytics Sorry, can't break the habits of a lifetime… in reply to Pollytics #
  • A long life well lived RT @SBSNews: The woman who saved Anne Frank's diary from the Nazis, Miep Gies, has died aged 100 http://bit.ly/6fCU2u #
  • @katedoak IGA? Now that is an island Lost in a supermarket ocean… and now I'm done with not-very-good-puns… in reply to katedoak #
  • RT @michellegrattan: some bizarre bits in the abbott north queensland interviews. worth a look for entertainment. #
  • Perusing transcript of Tony Abbott's north Queensland doorstop. Orchestras & football teams to Nth Korea? http://bit.ly/5xl1pB #
  • Abbott to introduce priv. members bill to overturn Qld Wild Rivers declarations in Cape York http://bit.ly/7q7166 – new Liberal centralism? #
  • @Pollytics Bolte, Askin, Playford, Court, et al must be turning in their graves. in reply to Pollytics #
  • Melbourne had 4 days of 44 degree temperatures in the 20th century but has had 5 days so far in the 21st century. #7.30Report #
  • Just looked at "The Book", new section of The New Republic: http://bit.ly/8B0xGu – friends of books pushing back: http://bit.ly/6SqYK9 #
  • The Decider: Justice Anthony Kennedy's Jurisprudence – http://bit.ly/7F7f5g – review from "The Book" on the most important judge in the US. #
  • @feneleyinlondon It's quite cool right now, rain is brewing, & the next week's forecast is definitely mild! At least these days don't last. in reply to feneleyinlondon #
  • @feneleyinlondon To what extent has London been snowed in? in reply to feneleyinlondon #
  • @feneleyinlondon Dry heat any day. Yesterday was hotter but clear and I was out and about. Today cooler but sticky and uncomfortable. in reply to feneleyinlondon #
  • @feneleyinlondon When all's said and done, I'd sooner live in London! in reply to feneleyinlondon #
  • Just discovered I can't use Skype on iPhone unless I use wi-fi. "Contractual restrictions" indeed. Pity. #
  • Best Quality Crab http://bit.ly/7rSduz @bestqualitycrab – an intriguing site you have there. #
  • @feneleyinlondon Whereas I missed the joy of teaching in an inner London comprehensive. I don't really regret it! in reply to feneleyinlondon #
  • Q: Why did the chicken cross the road? A: To ask the Governor-General to prorogue Parliament. http://bit.ly/6MnNu5 #
  • Watergate just keeps on giving. New documents from the Nixon Library show Colson tried to heavy Washington Post: http://bit.ly/5hk3Et #
  • Nixon targeted Ted Kennedy, new documents show: http://bit.ly/4v5J04 – getting rid of "these little uglies", bugs in flower pots, etc. #
  • @feneleyinlondon No, I didn't work in London at all – sometimes felt I should have. in reply to feneleyinlondon #
  • The Great Joe Rollino (aka the World's Strongest Man) killed by car in New York, aged 104: http://bit.ly/90BOTt #
  • Charles Colson's 1973 memo on the Washington Post: http://bit.ly/616i6W (via @smurray38) #
  • Classic Nixon mentality on display in this just released memo: http://bit.ly/8m9yXc (via @smurray38) #
  • And a devastating insight into Colson's paranoia in this 1971memo: http://bit.ly/5O8bWg (via @smurray38) #
  • Richard Nixon's advice on presidential speechwriting and learning from Churchill is fascinating: http://bit.ly/7Kc2P4 #
  • Is Frank Sinatra on our side or not? Haldeman memo September 1971: http://bit.ly/6F64rk #
  • RT @smurray38: The Nixon Library has a sample of the papers here http://bit.ly/6J8jpb The "spontaneous" Sinatra occasion is a hoot. #
  • @pcutler Part of the fascination with Nixon is his command of language and Obama has that too. These documents today are a mine of gems. in reply to pcutler #
  • George HW Bush seemed to approve of Hugh Scott for Vice-President after Agnew resigned in 1973: http://bit.ly/70JZbw #
  • 'No! No! She couldn't possibly handle the "hardhats" – get a good tough Political Man – Please, please" http://bit.ly/7FKT6a – Colson memo #
  • A month after the Watergate break-in, the Republicans check to make sure THEY are not being bugged! http://bit.ly/7Z60IQ #
  • "The Youth Crew" http://bit.ly/5WTguB – a Nixon aide's view of youth protests. "Neither serious revolutionaries, nor confirmed pacifists." #
  • @smurray38 Agreed. I'm salivating over these! in reply to smurray38 #
  • Pure gold: "An utterly terrible letter" http://bit.ly/6jskqy – far too much KENNEDY for Nixon! #
  • Nixon on the "orgasm" over the "utter architectural monstrosity" of JFK Center with "nitpicking poor LBJ's library" http://bit.ly/5Hk1W8 #
  • RT @smurray38: Following his re-election in 1972, Nixon bemoans the lack of excitement about the White House http://bit.ly/4stoPT #

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