A Very Long Road to Justice

Back on the 10th of June, just over four months ago, Queensland’s Parole Board confirmed an application had been lodged by Robert Paul Long for his release from prison. Long was the murderer who set fire to the Palace Backpackers Hostel in Childers on June 23, 2000. I unpacked this major chapter in Australian history in my chart-topping podcast CHILDERS […]

A Sadistic Pre-meditated Attack

There’s an unease in my neighbourhood tonight. Not a fear for safety by any means, but an unsettling feeling nonetheless. Our weekend started with crime on our doorstep. And I was a witness as a man lay helpless fighting for his life in a garden bed at the end of the street. Even today, three days on, a divot lined […]

Stabbing in the Neighbourhood

So there I am on the couch, still coming to terms with how the Broncos managed to let another one slip, while piecing together a same game multi on the Orlando vs Brooklyn NBA game. I’m asking myself, how likely Jarrett Allen was to pull down more than 10 rebounds against Nicola Vukevic and Aaron Gordon. You know, the big […]

Welcome to the Neighbourhood

It was a bit of a crazy end to a manic day at the ranch last night. It was about 8:30pm. I heard some commotion outside. After a couple of minutes, I went out onto the balcony to see what was going on. I noticed a bloke staggering up the street, ranting and raving and barking at shadows and any […]