My Latest Twitter Updates

  • My dentist tells me I am slightly long in the tooth and explains the origins of that expression. It's all about receding gums! #
  • But it's not pathological in my case… Everyone I know disagrees… #
  • The dentist's admin person advises me to ditch Medibank Private and go with HCF. Any opinions on that? #
  • It is very hot and unpleasant in Melbourne tonight. Where is the promised cool change? #
  • @jillianblackall Thanks – will check them out. in reply to jillianblackall #
  • @desertgirl_2 Thanks – will check that out. in reply to desertgirl_2 #
  • @MarkCroxford You'll go blind… in reply to MarkCroxford #
  • @rod_benson I actually meant the misplaced apostrophe… that will teach me to be bitchy! in reply to rod_benson #
  • RT @karynromeis: Please tell me all you history teacher types are following this on BBC Radio 4. http://bit.ly/7IddT5 Fantastic! #
  • @macca0861 The "base" won't win an election. Forward-looking, modern policies might. That's leadership, taking the swinging voter along. in reply to macca0861 #
  • @MarkCroxford Compared to the new blood they're preselected down here, NSW looks moribund. in reply to MarkCroxford #
  • @macca0861 I agree entirely. Politically, he was hopeless. My point is he's on the right track policy-wise. in reply to macca0861 #
  • Watching 2nd-last Conan O'Brien Tonight Show.. he apologises to next week's cancelled guests: Obama, the Pope, Queen Elizabeth & Elvis. #
  • RT @jamesmassola: @MarkCroxford my understanding is Kate Lundy is safe. #
  • @jamesmassola Talk about rising and falling without trace… what's her problem do you think? Factional? in reply to jamesmassola #
  • @jamesmassola Hehe… bloody 140 characters… I meant she was a shadow minister in opp, didn't make ministry, now possibly a parl sec. in reply to jamesmassola #
  • Exactly. RT @thetowncrier: [Lundy] would appear to be the most knowledge and passionate IT advocate in the Govt. Why ISN'T she in this post? #
  • Trying to work out Abbott's position on immigration & asylum seekers from this confusing report: http://bit.ly/7X4iiw #
  • RT @jamesmassola: it comes down to rudd's political calculus. Alan Ramsey wrote the definitive piece on this in '07 – essentially #
  • RT @jamesmassola: Ramsey's thesis was: Rudd's first ministry was perfectly balanced, state & faction-wise. Hence 1 min.spot for ACT #
  • @jamesmassola @thetowncrier And here's the Alan Ramsey article from Dec 1, 2007: http://bit.ly/4OlkHt #
  • @thetowncrier It's nothing to do with voter land! Just internal power balances. in reply to thetowncrier #
  • Comics are angry, bitter people deep down: http://bit.ly/6jKqie – a look at the Tonight Show contretemps. #
  • RT @WestWingReport: On This Day: 1973-President Lyndon B. Johnson died. LBJ was the 36th President, serving between 1963-69. #
  • @Chrisquirk S2 In the Shadow of Two Gunmen is a real classic. Listen to it through headphones or good speakers to savour the sound. in reply to Chrisquirk #
  • @Chrisquirk Also contains many similarities to the 1981Reagan assassination attempt. in reply to Chrisquirk #
  • @sexenheimer I'm just catching up on a segment on tonight's 7.30 Report on the Tonight Show fracas: http://bit.ly/6jHd9P in reply to sexenheimer #
  • The Australian names Kevin Rudd as its Australian of the Year… #
  • Leadership forged in the financial fire: http://bit.ly/6SMd0w – Kevin Rudd, Australian of the Year (at least in The Australian) #
  • Michael Cooney (COS Andrew Barr) for Canberra & Nick Martin (ALP Asst Nat Sec) for Fraser, says Christian Kerr: http://bit.ly/6CwvV0 #
  • @smurray38 I was just thinking something similar: the ALP should just use it as the election manifesto. in reply to smurray38 #
  • @smurray38 "Leadership forged in the financial fire": to paraphrase 'Yes, Minister', that makes Rudd and Swan two of the principal forgers.. in reply to smurray38 #
  • @smurray38 Let's face it, Murdoch only backs surefire winners… in reply to smurray38 #
  • The Australian's editorial on Rudd as "Australian of the Year" even contains a "we were wrong" on the stimulus: http://bit.ly/5CuTCH #
  • @smurray38 The godchild must have got one hell of a Christmas present… in reply to smurray38 #
  • 'Hamlet on the harbour' can learn from Howard: http://bit.ly/4SWBZL – Peter van Onselen canvasses Malcolm Turnbull's chances of resurrection #
  • According to the article, van Onselen and Wayne Errington are writing a book called "500 days: The Malcolm Turnbull Experiment". #
  • @smurray38 Definitely! And I'd like to get on the mailing list for his ir/regular branch newsletter. You ever seen it? in reply to smurray38 #

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