The occult legacy of the Bushes

Even Barbara Bush’s stepmother is afraid of her. Over the course of a half-hour interview, Willa Pierce, the South Carolina painter the First Lady’s widowed father married in 1952, hasn’t commented on anything much more controversial than her famous stepdaughter’s…

Socialism in football

It takes an AFL team downunder about 6 years to mature after a rebuilding – champions retired, draftees took time etc. – and that’s what happened around 2001 at Geelong until they were finally ready for an “era” from 2007…

Prejudice

Mike has grappled, at OoL, with this neverending issue in the light of the Rivers of Blood anniversary: Enoch Powell was off target, but only by 50 years and 108 degrees of Longitude. Mike’s an old codger like me anyway…