Anthony Element OAM
Novelist, musician, ex-corporate executive, ex-RAAF.
Ran businesses in Australia, China and Thailand.
Author of 'Absence of Doubt' and 'The Santiago Gospel', both published by DWPress and available in Kindle and paperback on Amazon.
- Observation Point is archived in Pandora, Australia's Web Archive, set up by the National Library of Australia.
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Tag Archives: Politics
I’m going to go out on a limb here and posit that governments should choose policies that are good for the country and not just those that are consistent with the government’s (or would be government’s) ideology. I know, … Continue reading
Bet you thought I was going to say The Bible, right? Or maybe Lord of the Rings, or The Cat in the Hat? All worthy contenders, I admit, but no. For me the greatest story is The Emperor’s New Clothes. … Continue reading
She rose to her feet uncertainly and looked arround the assembled group. She was silent for a moment, as though she was dragging the words from deep inside her. Finally, she spoke. “I,” she said, “am an addict.” The others … Continue reading
Malcolm Turnbull’s speech last night, where he talked about the dishonesty in contemporary political discourse, while a statement of the bleeding obvious, has, in no small way, set the feline among the winged messenger carriers. He must feel a little like the boy … Continue reading
My mate Harvey turned the volume down on the Grateful Dead - just enough so the windows stopped rattling - and opened the fridge door. He decapped his next bruskie. “Napolean,” he said, ”once observed that a leader is a merchant of hope.” This, I … Continue reading
Christmas is the worst of all times for we political junkies. Politicians and journalists are on holidays and nothing’s happening. It’s… well, there’s this tic I’ve developed, and I’m beginning to listen to kids quarreling to give myself a small … Continue reading