‘So, in a story like Big Little Lies, the atmosphere of beauty and wealth allows for greater focus on internal battles and flaws rather than on the struggle for survival in a hostile environment.’ – My piece for The Monthly on why the TV adaptation of Liane Moriarty’s bestseller Big Little Lies is not soap.
Sub Standard – Australia’s Future Submarine
My article for the August issue of The Monthly on the complex policy and urgent timing of the decisions on Australia’s Future Submarines. Print edition in newsagents from August 1.
HMAS Farncomb (not seen) doing what subs do best…
HMAS Dechaineux leading HMAS Waller and HMAS Sheean.
HMAS Farncomb underwater, sitting on the sea bed…
Our Navy Blues: Cover of The Monthly April 2014
So proud to see this story as The Monthly’s cover.
The Ocean at the end of the Lane – my review in The Monthly
A link to the first paras of the review…
THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE – The Monthly
The September issue of The Monthly has arrived from the printers, with my piece on the landing of the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity and the landing party at Canberra Deep Space Network Tracking Station (Tidbinbilla).
It should now be available in print and online
Martin Ollman’s terrific photo of us space tweeps in the rain by the ‘big dish’ at Canberra DSN is on the inside front cover. This is his photo of his photo.