Dear Jennifer, I was reading your blogs criticising the misrepresentation of the facts surrounding the Murray river floodplains and death of river red gums. I own a property on the Murray river floodplains, downstream of Echuca. My property has … [Read more...] about Possums Killing River Red Gums: A Note from Michael O’Brien
Archives for November 9, 2006
In the December 2004 issue of Quadrant magazine I had an article published entitled ‘Why Save the Murray’. It began: "I WAS SURPRISED when I learned that the Australian [newspaper] was running a "Saving the Murray" campaign. I realised that … [Read more...] about Who’s “Utterly Wrong” on The Murray?
Mine Your Own Business is a powerful film about the hopes of people living in poverty and about misguided environmentalism. Directed by former Financial Times journalist Phelim McAleer, Mine Your Own Business exposes the motivations of those … [Read more...] about Mine Your Own Business, But Don’t Miss the Movie
I was fascinated to read last Friday in the Courier-Mail that the Herveys Range Heritage Tea Rooms in North Queensland have started selling $50 a cup Kopi Luwak coffee. The coffee is expensive because the coffee beans are retrieved from the poo of … [Read more...] about Coffee Cats & Clouded Leopards