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Suburban cowboy

An election campaign is a great time to be a voter, because for a few short months – and only for those months – politicians of every stripe care about your opinion.
Shane Budden
The thing is, it is CPD season so I am doing a lot of presentations, all around the place. These travels are good though – I get to meet the profession and indeed have new experiences and learn new things.
Shane Budden
Yes, fatefully, Christmas brings together City Dwellers and those who live in the suburbs during the day; this is a bad idea.
Shane Budden
What I really need when car shopping is one of those camouflage suits the aliens in the Predator movies have.
Shane Budden
So my doctor has gone through his list and decided there are a number of unpleasant tests I had to endure before we part company.
Shane Budden
Back before the development of the internet, smartphones, and the practice of combining them to cheat at trivia nights, I was a useful person to have on your trivia team.
Shane Budden
Recently, I posted that it'd be good if we were allowed to put our mailboxes one metre from the road, so that the postie didn’t ride on the footpath and collide with mothers pushing prams; plus the grass would be able to grow...
Shane Budden
As regular readers are aware, I tend to stay away from outright political discussion in my column, because I think it is important that we serious columnists should maintain a professional impartiality. Also, I don’t want to get shot.
Shane Budden
It's starting to seem a lot like the ’80s. For a start, my gym has started playing decent music. The big way this feels like the ’80s, however, is that Tony Fitzgerald is back conducting an inquiry into corruption.
Shane Budden

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