Monthly Archives: March 2012

Purple reign

I’m not immune to the siren call of a new ‘superfood’. I like to tell myself I eat well but there’s no way a few veggies and a multivitamin can make up for the bread, rice, oil and sauces of … Continue reading

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Too close for comfort

I’ve always considered zombies a purely fun-time novelty entertainment. Other kinds of monsters are scary as hell, all sentient and intelligent and intent on getting you. Ridley Scott’s ‘Alien’ or John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’ or Clive Barker’s ‘Hellraiser’: brilliant, terrifying … Continue reading

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Of beer and justice

I spent last Saturday’s rainy afternoon tucked happily inside a beer hall in East St Kilda with some very good friends drinking very good beer. The Local Taphouse was decked out in the finest Americana celebrating what was billed as … Continue reading

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