Category Archives: Ask Troppo’s Love Gods

Thread of doom play for the day: Size does matter

Disappointed Troppo readers everywhere have gradually come to a realisation – upon which I came clean on in a recent thread.  Troppo is really an ‘eyeballs’ play as we say in the trade and things haven’t been this good for … Continue reading

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Around 85 percent of Wikipedia entries are by men

I learned this somewhat startling fact last week. I was in a group of people – public servants – who clearly thought it was a problem, something to be ‘managed’ or ameliorated in some way. After all, it’s not very … Continue reading

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Please explain

I made a comment here a couple of days ago which I believe expresses the frustrations of many about the chronic failure of the Labor government, both under Rudd and Gillard,  to effectively prosecute the case for reform in just … Continue reading

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Jobs @ Troppo: Opening doors for YOU!

Yes folks as part of our relentless drive to leverage our world class infrastructure and skills to bring our readers to their personal delight point – and beyond, Subho Banerjee of PM&C emailed me (amongst others to tell me of … Continue reading

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If only there were more hours in the day . . .

I’d read this paper. Date: 2009-09-22 By: André De Palma (ENS Cachan – Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan – Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, Department of Economics, Ecole Polytechnique – CNRS : UMR7176 – Polytechnique – X) Nathalie Picard (Department … Continue reading

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Tampa refugees also rise

A few years ago I sponsored a bunch of Afghani kids on a soccer playing tour of Queensland and NSW. It was a privilege to meet some of the kids.  I expected to find kids who’d grown up in a … Continue reading

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Ask Troppo’s Love Gods: Frankie and Johnnie?

The Love Gods are back after a much-needed rest to recharge their advisory potency.  Replete with psychic Viagra they’re ready again to hop into another romantically beset reader.  This week we’ve raided the mailbag of Murdoch lovelorn columnist Kate de Brito, … Continue reading

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