The author has been described by News Ltd as an "iconoclast", "Svengali", a pollie's "economist muse", and "pungently accurate". Fairfax says he is a "Renaissance man" and "one of Australia’s most respected analysts." Stephen Koukoulas concludes that he is "85% right", and "would make a great Opposition leader." Terry McCrann claims the author thinks "‘nuance’ is a trendy village in the south of France", but can be "scintillating" when he thinks "clearly". The ACTU reckons he’s "an enigma wrapped in a Bloomberg terminal, wrapped in some apparently well-honed abs."

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Chancellor: Kalua smashes Aussie Palm Beach price record

The best real estate commentator in the business has this story on the sale of "Kalua", which was my family's beachside holiday home in Palm Beach, Sydney. While it is sad to see it pass into new hands, I am sure the next stewards will enjoy it as much as we did over the last 33 years...