Silly Person Wins Miles Franklin Award

Anna Funder has won the Miles Franklin award for her first novel All That I Am. I haven’t read the book, so I can’t comment on its literary merits. Winning a Miles Franklin is not necessarily a recommendation, since they seem frequently to have been awarded based on the level of agreement between the author’s political opinions …

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Qld Election

Campbell Newman will win Ashgrove, and the Liberal National Party will win the election so comfortably they won’t even notice it going down. As they should. Like the federal Labor Party, Anna Bligh has nothing but failure to offer in terms of policy and outcomes. She seems to have believed that a few nasty allegations about Campbell …

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