Over the years there have been many songs written about rainbows.

To err is human, to arrrrgh is stone cold pirate... for life

There have been many famous pirates throughout the ages including Dionysius the Phocaean, Kim Dotcom, Black Bart, Captain Jack Sparrow, Blackbeard, Paul Burchill and Lucy Lawless. [1] They were buccaneers, freelancers, privateers, outlaws, heroes and villains.

In the previous blog, I described last week as “an inauspicious week for humanity.” Subsequent events were to demonstrate this was a gargantuan understatement –

Wednesday, 09 November 2016 11:36

From the White House to the Ciderhouse

At the risk of near fatal understatement, this is an inauspicious week for humanity.

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 09:42

Trappist beers gladden my tiny black heart

I have been self-employed for nearly a decade and my company has never had a mission statement, a vision statement or any written strategies. A credible argument could be made that it has never had any unwritten strategies either.

Staff Profiles in Courage: Sam - “One light, one dark and one weird”

Welcome to the seventh instalment of the especially esteemed Malthouse blog feature titled “Staff Profiles in Courage.” This semi-regular format involves me sitting down with a worthy Malty staff member at “my table” in the bar, operating my voice recorder like a proper journalist, [1] drinking a hoppy ale (or two), and asking a number of meticulously researched questions about their life and career.