Latest published work

Can mystical experience show us the path to enlightenment? A review of John Horgan’s ‘Rational Mysticism’, Medium, 12 January 2018

The Monk and the Philosopher by Jean-François Revel & Matthieu Ricard, Philosophy Now, 1 October 2017

Amidst the mountains of Myanmar: Part 2 — Loikaw and Inle Lake, Medium, 4 January 2016

Amidst the mountains of Myanmar: Part 1 — Nyaungshwe, Medium, 27 December 2016

Thomas Piketty: Is inequality inevitable?, The Big Smoke, 14 December 2016

Notes from the Clare Valley, Medium, 10 December 2016

Turnbull’s immigration policy: No exception to his rule, The Big Smoke, 31 October 2016

Waleed Aly *almost* nails it with #SendForgivenessViral, The Big Smoke, 21 July 2016

Why Labor’s Mediscare worked, The Big Smoke, 7 July 2016

Nepal: In the mountains of Lower Mustang – Part 2: Altitude is not my friend, The Big Smoke, 7 July 2016

Is this the death-knell of our two-party system?, The Big Smoke, 6 July 2016

An in-depth retrospective of Space Bong’s The Death of Utopia, Cvlt Nation, 24 June 2016

Nepal: In the mountains of Lower Mustang – Part 1: Kagbeni, The Big Smoke, 21 May 2016

Has Peter Dutton got it right on refugees?, The Big Smoke, 18 May 2016

The Turnbull Government’s credibility risk, The Big Smoke, 10 May 2016

Nepal: Sky burials with a man named Balsudan, The Big Smoke, 23 April 2016

Nepal: Maha Shivaratri, the Great Night of Lord Shiva, The Big Smoke, 9 April 2016

Album review: Cult of Luna and Julie Christmas – Mariner, Echoes And Dust, 27 March 2016

Welcome to Kathmandu, The Big Smoke, 19 March 2016

The blockade that crippled Nepal, The Big Smoke, 10 March 2016

Book Review: Roland Barthes’ A Lover’s Discourse: Fragments, The Big Smoke, 13 February 2016

Father John Misty live at the Opera House, The Big Smoke,  12 December 2015

Interview: Tom Scott of Sydney’s Black Wire Records, Life Is Noise, 11 December 2015

Abbott: A man without borders or station, The Big Smoke, 29 October 2015

Will political climate limit Turnbull’s climate change?, The Big Smoke, 27 October 2015

No more free rides for Shorten and the Left, The Big Smoke, 22 September 2015

Life is a drone: an interview with Kegan of Space Bong and FALSExIDOL Records, 18 September 2015, Unbelievably Bad Zine

Malcolm Turnbull: Too much of a muchness?, The Big Smoke, 15 September 2015

Album review: Four Phantoms – Bell Witch, Life Is Noise, 18 August 2015

Album review: Organic Vessels – Foxes, Echoes and Dust, 4 August 2015

Album review: Yield To Despair – Tangled Thoughts Of Leaving, Echoes and Dust, 26 May 2015

Book review: Man’s Search For Meaning – Viktor Frankl, The Big Smoke, 23 May 2015

Album review: Alyx Dennison – Alyx Dennison, Echoes and Dust, 7 April 2015

Book Review: Labyrinths – Jorge Luis Borges, The Big Smoke, 28 March 2015

Album review: Cortar Todo- Zu, Echoes and Dust, 23 March 2015

John Laws and masculinity: it’s time for new male role models, The Big Smoke, 23 March 2015

Album review eview: Ibeyi – Ibeyi, Echoes and Dust, 26 February 2015

The Forgotten Children report – Australia abusing those in its care, The Big Smoke, 13 February 2015

Political correctness and the allure of self-righteous rage, The Big Smoke, 10 February 2015

Obama, the US and Cuba: A history ignored, The Big Smoke, 12 January 2015

Book Review: Waking Up – Sam Harris, The Big Smoke, 6 December 2014

Islamophobia: Four take-aways from the Maher-Affleck-Harris debate, The Big Smoke, 7 October 2014

Four books that led me to work for Amnesty, Amnesty International Australia, 11 September 2014

John Pilger lost my respect at FODI, The Big Smoke, 2 September 2014

Response to Henry Rollins’ criticism of Robin Williams, The Big Smoke, 24 August 2014

Book Review: Down and Out In Paris and London – George Orwell, The Big Smoke, 16 August 2014

Cuba: Walking the path between myth and reality – Part 2, The Big Smoke, 9 August 2014

Cuba: Walking the path between myth and reality – Part 1, The Big Smoke, 26 July 2014

Book Review: White Noise – Don DeLillo, The Big Smoke, 12 July 2014

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