June 2, 2009 8

For years I’ve had this feeling that AFL umpires are biased to home teams when games are played between clubs of different states. More specifically, I’ve had a hunch that Victorian teams don’t suffer as […]

Back from Dungog

June 1, 2009 7

Hi crew, just returned from the pleasure of my first Dungog Film Festival. What a great event. Dungog is a very pretty town 3 hours north of Sydney on the edge of the Barrington Tops […]


May 27, 2009 0

This weekend (May 29-31), the Dungog Film Festival takes place. Dungog is near Newcastle – about a 3hr drive north of Sydney. It is a celebration of Australian Film with one of my favourite movies […]

Countdown Book

May 24, 2009 0

Well isn’t this ironic. Countdown in part wrecked my career and now it might be reviving it. I have been commissioned by ABC Books to “author” a book about Countdown. In fact, “author” is a […]

Something fishy in the water

May 24, 2009 12

Last week, I sat back to watch a program on the ABC that had been overdue for 20 years – a documentary on the vibrant WA music scene. It was called Something in the Water […]

Welcome to the suburbs

May 24, 2009 39

Hi world, I’ve finally found my way through the labyrinth of the electronic back-streets to the super highway of blogging. I figure I need a forum to explain that this Dave Warner is not the […]

Countdown Book Review by Bruce Elder

May 7, 2009 0

COUNTDOWN THE WONDER YEARS 1974-87 By Dave Warner ABC Books, 224 pp, $35 When the ABC Enterprises juggernaut gets into gear it really knows how to bulldoze every millimetre of the possible market. There is […]