Author Archives: Jen

The Dave Beeton Special

I think the Dave Beeton Special, hereafter known as the DBS was the greatest concession Dave ever made to how things actually are in the world. Consequences were not his strong point which meant that every moment came to him … Continue reading

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The understatesman

At the local Rapid Creek Market this morning I gave Kevin Rudd two tomatoes. I have never given tomatoes to anyone, ever before – such is the seductive power of fame. My grandfather used to give us homegrown tomatoes – … Continue reading

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Love ain’t easy

Swan Lake, so second hand, on TV, in Darwin,  yet even still, there are tears rolling down my face as the final act resonates. From beginning to end this ballet is a grand romantic gesture reconfigured with Murphy’s grand contemporary … Continue reading

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