Tag: commentary

Erica Jong - Fear of Dying

When time is not on your side

As one whose usual reaction to thinking about my youth from old age is: “What was I thinking of?” it’s a challenge to read Erica Jong’s Fear of Dying (Canongate…

It’s easy being green

Lord Mayor Martin Haese admits he is an unlikely climate convert but the former General Manager of the Rundle Mall Authority says the City of Adelaide’s quest t…

Consumers looking happier

As part of the transition from the mining investment boom towards areas of domestic demand, a pickup in consumer spending was, and is, vital if Australia is to …

Third Age: One of Us

At first I just felt sorry for the Royal Commissioner because the tweets were being mean to him. He is, after all, One of Us: old. But because he has a job and …

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