Getting away with murder, Aussie style

Four decades after she was murdered the death of campaigning Sydney journalist Juanita Nielsen remains one of the great mysteries of Australian crime. Not the killing itself: Tony Reeves and I resolved this many years ago, when we uncovered the nuts and bolts of the...

Persist – A long journey ends and an obsession is rewarded

As I write, almost forty-four years have passed since Juanita Nielsen was murdered and my obsession began. Not surprisingly, friends are astounded by my persistence with the story of the contract killing of the campaigning Sydney journalist. “What drives...

A requiem for free speech and democracy in the UK

Following the arrest and jailing of activist Paul Golding of Britain First*, the Tommy Robinson saga and its aftermath prove beyond all doubt that the Establishment is utterly out of touch with the fears and aspirations of the British populace or, conversely, holds...

It’s make or break time for the land we all love

I’m an old man in the autumn of his life so the state of our nation shouldn’t overly concern me. I won’t be around to witness its final subjugation because I have ceased making long term plans and my next birthday could be my last. This is not being...

Mosquito story with a sting in the tail….

War can throw up many stories, from the desperately tragic to the incongruously happy. It’s a rare one that combines these options, you’d imagine, but here’s an example. It also carries a baffling mystery and an astonishing coincidence…. The...