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."

Monday, April 25, 2011

The thing I like most about my mornings is waking up with a sense of hope

Yes, every morning I wearily rise with an overwhelming feeling of the possible. In the mornings, anything is achievable. The evenings are a different affair. I don't know why we have such polarisation; there must be a psychological explanation. Today is, however, a sad one for me, as I have to leave my newborn son in LA with his mum for a couple of months. I will miss them real bad. As I am sitting here typing this, I hear a squeal from mum in my son's bedroom. He just peed on her while she was changing his diaper!