Bob Gosford November 21, 2017
"Oh," I remark and after identifying Emu, Bustard and Black Kite feathers I remark that maybe he needs some colour and should be on the look out for some Red-tailed Black Cockatoo feathers.
Bob Gosford October 21, 2017 1 Comment
Too. Fucking. Hot. I cleared the breathalyser and turned off Lee Point Road. As I drove past, just one hundred metres away from the alcohol and drug testing station, I could see one of the many old mates of Darwin’s Northern Suburbs leaning back in his plastic chair, pulling on a bong. Happy Thursday to you, Old Mate.
Bob Gosford November 29, 2016 1 Comment
Giles’s mood had changed from denial, to anger, to bargaining. He first denied any knowledge of an unfolding coup. Later he raged about the stupidity of it. And in our last conversation, just after midnight, before the phone was hurled from the balcony, he seemed to think there was a way to fight on.
Bob Gosford November 26, 2016 2 Comments
On the outbound run the number of old car bodies littered in the scrub caught my eye so I decided to take a closer look on the way back. Here are just a few.
Bob Gosford August 23, 2015
If you need to ask you don't deserve to know ... or as NC says, "I've lived in this town for thirty years ... and I put new bullets in my gun, chamber after chamber ... oh, my God, oh, my God."
Bob Gosford February 22, 2015 1 Comment
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Bob Gosford February 9, 2015 3 Comments
The Territory has very few friends “down south”, where we have come to be seen as over-indulged redneck mendicant whingers, sucking endlessly on the public nipple of taxpayer generosity. Suspending NT self-government would be a popular decision in most parts of Australia.
Bob Gosford February 4, 2015
"There is no doubt the Country Liberals have been divided for many, many, many years on a range of different areas, policy and structural and personalities ... What we have seen as a result of last night is a party completely disintegrate in terms of different factions, warring factions." Adam Giles, 3 February 2015.
Bob Gosford February 3, 2014 3 Comments
Another day in the office for a journalist on the Arnhemland beat. "The corrugated iron is covering a litter of dead puppies ..."
Bob Gosford January 29, 2014 2 Comments
"The best advice that I ever got was given by members of Status Quo “Whatever you do, don’t puncture your skin.” Snort it, drink it, smoke it, swallow it … but don't ever stick a needle in."