Jam and outrage in East Melbourne

The National Library of Australia hosts a very popular database of digitised Australian newspapers in Trove. Articles have been transcribed electronically, allowing users to search the text. I’ve spent many hours on Trove researching my house, family and local community. I often start by trying to answer one question, then find something else that interests… Read Post »

Two words!

I’ve just read What is Property by Joseph-Pierre Proudhon, which stridently argues that all property is theft. Proudhon wrote in the mid-19th century and has a flourishing style. In particular, he loves exclamation marks, writing sentences such as, “Days of conflagration and anguish!” He really peaks in brilliance though, with his two word explosions of… Read Post »

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