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  • Hot Wheels!

    15 Jun 2017
    By Dr Clive FraserMost car owners will not hesitate to option up their vehicle with fancy alloy wheels.After all they are shiny and will lift the appearance of even the most...

  • Prosecco – Italian Champagne?

    15 Jun 2017
    By Dr Michael RyanItaly has always been a wine producing monster. The French lay claim to the most prestigious wines and senses of tradition but Italy makes more wine, has been...

  • It’s only natural

    08 May 2017
    BY DR MICHAEL RYANHistorically, no one can lay claim to inventing wine. Archeological evidence can trace wine to Georgia approximately 8000 BC. Fermented fruit juice would have...

  • “Are you in the market for a hardtop?”

    08 May 2017
    BY DR CLIVE FRASERCyclone Debbie versus three VolvosAt 2PM on Tuesday 28th March 2017 Tropical Cyclone Debbie crossed the Queensland coastline at Airlie Beach.With wind speeds of...

  • Have You Planned Your Heart Attack?

    07 Apr 2017
    BOOK REVIEWHave You Planned Your Heart Attack?By Dr Warrick BishopRRP: $34.99Reviewed by Chris Johnson Anyone for a self-help guide to having a heart attack?Actually, a new...

  • Ah the sweet life

    10 Apr 2017
    DR MICHAEL RYANAnd I thought Sauvignon Blanc was a polarising topic! Just like Ford versus Holden, the Maroons and the Blues or Lennon versus McCartney, as is sweet versus dry...

  • “Digital Disruption” - Taxis versus Ride-sharing

    10 Apr 2017
    DOCTOR CLIVE FRASERUber ride-sharing arrived in Australia five years ago.Undoubtedly, it has been popular and a great commercial success, much to the detriment of the established...

  • “London to Sydney - by any means”

    17 Mar 2017
    BY DR CLIVE FRASERThe 1968 London to Sydney MarathonIt’s been almost 50 years since an adventurous group of drivers in 98 cars set off from London on a long road race to the...

  • “The Chicken Tax”

    16 Feb 2017
    Subaru Brumby (1978 - 1994)On 20th January 2017 Donald Trump took over the reins of the US Presidency.He promises to protect US manufacturing by imposing heavy tariffs on imported...

  • Ho Ho HOBART- it’s always Christmas

    16 Feb 2017
    My wife is a travel agent. So I don’t get much say in where we go for holidays. Sure we sometimes get good deals and upgrades but not all places we go to have vineyards. So you...