Jschool 2009

Cure For A Bad Case Of Can’t Be Bothered

Experienced court reporter Peter Gregory has a simple piece of advice for budding journalists when covering the courts of Australia: “Show up.” Speaking to Australia’s best looking journalism students from Brisbane’s Jschool, Gregory recalls the trial of convicted triple murderer Peter Dupas: “I was able to see him (Dupas) winking at the female journalists.” If(…)

Are Toyota drivers the new Volvo drivers?

Are Toyota drivers the new Volvo drivers? I ask this because when I first started driving in 2001 Volvo drivers were easily the worst drivers on the road.  Not very fond of their indicators but very fond of their fog lights I found Volvo drivers to be the most inpatient, annoying drivers on the road. These days(…)

Election, party pies & footy

For very selfish reasons I was disappointed in the LNP’s lacklustre election result on Saturday. I had cleared my night to sit in front of Kerry O’Brien and the ABC and they called the election at 7:10pm. The night was over and the sun still hadn’t gone down completely! Fish & Chips was the most(…)