Helen Dale

Author’s diary

11 November 2017 9:00 am

Author tours are funny things, especially when unexpected. 12 months ago, I’d given up on getting Kingdom of the Wicked…

Same sex notes

9 September 2017 9:00 am

When I was a girl, my mother used to say she didn’t like standing on the moral high ground because…

Sicilian diary

26 August 2017 9:00 am

‘Muslims will not blow anyone up here,’ the proprietor of my Siracusa local assures me, ‘we have our own people…

The feminist religion? How we laughed.

25 February 2017 9:00 am

Sometimes, Pauline Hanson’s ‘Please explain’ and the Senate’s role as House of Review achieve perfect congruence. Last week, in Question…

The feminist religion? How we laughed.

23 February 2017 3:00 pm

Sometimes, Pauline Hanson’s ‘Please explain’ and the Senate’s role as House of Review achieve perfect congruence. Last week, in Question…

Stung!

28 January 2017 9:00 am

Centrelink – as everyone in Australia knows – shat the bed last month, leaving the government (and particularly Christian Porter)…

Stung!

26 January 2017 3:00 pm

Centrelink – as everyone in Australia knows – shat the bed last month, leaving the government (and particularly Christian Porter)…

Attack of the Offendotrons

7 January 2017 9:00 am

It’s impossible to ignore the story of Greig Tonkins, the Taronga Park zookeeper who punched a giant roo to save…

Attack of the Offendotrons

5 January 2017 3:00 pm

It’s impossible to ignore the story of Greig Tonkins, the Taronga Park zookeeper who punched a giant roo to save…

Playing the identity card

3 December 2016 9:00 am

‘And the union people crawled away…’- Billy Joel, Allentown   ‘Funny that Billy just endorsed Hillary. He must have forgotten…

Playing the identity card

1 December 2016 3:00 pm

‘And the union people crawled away…’- Billy Joel, Allentown   ‘Funny that Billy just endorsed Hillary. He must have forgotten…

Playing the identity card

1 December 2016 3:00 pm

‘And the union people crawled away…’- Billy Joel, Allentown   ‘Funny that Billy just endorsed Hillary. He must have forgotten…

Bad writing

22 October 2016 9:00 am

YHBT. YHL. HAND. This abbreviation stands for ‘YOU HAVE BEEN TROLLED. YOU HAVE LOST. HAVE A NICE DAY’. It’s the…

Coping with a little John Howard

8 October 2016 9:00 am

Once, long ago, I made the mistake of signing a change.org petition. I have received unwanted correspondence from them ever…

White trash

20 August 2016 9:00 am

Hillbilly Elegy is an extended meditation on cultural and social capital. It asks seriously – and answers truthfully – this…

White trash

18 August 2016 1:00 pm

Hillbilly Elegy is an extended meditation on cultural and social capital. It asks seriously – and answers truthfully – this…

White trash

18 August 2016 1:00 pm

Hillbilly Elegy is an extended meditation on cultural and social capital. It asks seriously – and answers truthfully – this…