Transferring money internationally

I had a sum of money held in an account at the Bank of America. My problem was how to get this money back to Australia quickly and cost-effectively. Due to the said bank instituting some very strict regulations (or maybe it just hasn’t moved into the 21st century) and a very modest weekly withdrawal Read more about Transferring money internationally[…]

Former Secretary of State in Gilmore Girls

The former US Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright, will appear in an episode of Gilmore Girls. What I’d really like to know is, as one of the few shows that I used to watch on a regular basis, when is it coming back to Australian television? I know I’m not the only one who’d like Read more about Former Secretary of State in Gilmore Girls[…]

Struggling farmers should leave the land

A while ago I wrote that struggling farmers should be enticed off the land for environmental and economic reasons. Now a new CSIRO report suggests that drought aid simply prolongs farmers’ agony and delays the inevitable, and that the billions of dollars of aid given to farmers would be better used to help farmers leave Read more about Struggling farmers should leave the land[…]