Category Archives: Bargains

Crikey Crisis Shock: We need 20 more subscribers

Well folks, my bright idea of a link isn’t working. We need 50 subscribers to qualify for the lowest price subscription to Crikey and so far only 30 people have made their way to the link and subscribed. And here’s the … Continue reading

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Public goods morphing through the ages: the case of Abbotsford Convent

The people at Abbotsford Convent asked me to pen a ‘shout’ for their fundraising campaign. I’d recently been on a tour of the place, and though I’d been there before and wandered around curiously, on the tour I was transported … Continue reading

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Crikey Subscription

Yes folks it’s on again. The Annual Crikey Group Subscription. It’s from this modest beginning that we funded Troppo’s now world renowned garage of vehicles from the famed “Dave Sorenson” Mercedes Benz Sports which seems to spend more time at … Continue reading

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Crikey Subscription: It’s on again

It’s on again folks – or at least I’ve started to receive emails about it from you people. The incredible Troppo Crikey Sub. I’ve not been able to find, on a quick search, the savings on a one year subscription, … Continue reading

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What have they got against us volunteers’ way of life?

Campaigners seem to be having some success in raising the profile of writers and others giving away the product of their labour for free. The first time I ran into this issue in any big way was in launching the Government … Continue reading

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Crikey reminder

OK, this post will stick, irritatingly, to the top of the front page for this week to let you all know that I’ll  be sending off the Crikey subs soon. One reason for the reminder is that I’m surprised that … Continue reading

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Polixeni Papapetrou: image of the month

More here if you’re interested.

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