Simon Collins

Aussie Life

15 January 2022 9:00 am

I am writing this in Old South Wales, in the visitor suite of my mother’s assisted living facility. When I…

Aussie Life

18 December 2021 9:00 am

One of the reasons I still buy newspapers is that what no longer seems to be true of vocabulary and…

Aussie Life

4 December 2021 9:00 am

I have reached an age where I have started to forget where I have put things, but so far they…

Aussie Life

20 November 2021 9:00 am

You know the royals are in trouble when a prominent member of Australians for Constitutional Monarchy writes an article suggesting…

Aussie Life

6 November 2021 9:00 am

I’m not sure what the sacking of Michael Leunig says more about; the state of Australian journalism or the status…

Aussie Life

23 October 2021 9:00 am

Go on, admit it; just when you thought it was safe to go back to the pub, or the office,…

Aussie Life

9 October 2021 9:00 am

One of the most compelling things about Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey, is the way we don’t…

Aussie Life

25 September 2021 9:00 am

Not everyone was as pleased as most Australians were to learn about our historic new defence pact with the UK…

Aussie Life

11 September 2021 9:00 am

Do fish have feelings? And if they do, does anybody care? RSPCA Australia’s willingness to lease their logo to salmon…

Unconscious bias in the 1950s

11 September 2021 9:00 am

Being woke in the 1990’s

28 August 2021 9:00 am

Aussie Life

28 August 2021 9:00 am

We now know that Boris Johnson’s initial reluctance to impose Covid containment regulations was prompted by a confidential January 2020…

Aussie Life

14 August 2021 9:00 am

At time of writing, Australia is sixth on the Tokyo medal ladder and with only one day of competition left…

Aussie Life

31 July 2021 9:00 am

For obvious reasons, lockdowns have been much easier to deal with for Australians who live alone. Not for them the…

Aussie Life

17 July 2021 9:00 am

When I switched on my TV last Sunday I was not at all surprised to see a three-star Australian general…

Aussie Life

3 July 2021 9:00 am

The only time that the BBC has ‘emu-lated’ an Australian broadcaster was in the early Seventies, when it suspended its…

Get Ye In Lane

3 July 2021 9:00 am

Twitter feed

26 June 2021 9:00 am

Aussie Life

19 June 2021 9:00 am

One of the advantages of being an internet sensation is that it greatly reduces the likelihood of you being eaten.…