OPINION: If that's your best shot, well I've ducked better

OPINION: If that's your best shot, well I've ducked better

  Never mind the new-look Kevin, who replaced the new-look Julia, who replaced the old-look Kevin.

On-farm

11 JUL 2013

I'm fed up. And had an absolute guts full. It's time people woke up to themselves and stopped being such

On-farm

06 JUL 2013
OPINION: Why feed a fillet when you can pluck a bloody chook?

OPINION: Why feed a fillet when you can pluck a bloody chook?

It don't add up. It just don't add up. Again. And it's driving me crazy. So crazy that if permanently

On-farm

27 JUN 2013

TV is chock full of garbage. It starts with the news, where gorgeous people seem more intent on being

On-farm

18 JUN 2013
OPINION: Sharp shuffling of those Indonesian numbers

OPINION: Sharp shuffling of those Indonesian numbers

Would someone tell me just how many cattle Australia has been shipping north to Indonesia every year?

On-farm

11 JUN 2013
OPINION: It's a hot topic, but who has the answer?

OPINION: It's a hot topic, but who has the answer?

Do you think the earth is really warming up? Or is it all a lot of hot air? Well for a start, my other

On-farm

01 JUN 2013
OPINION: Dancing queens and dopey clowns

OPINION: Dancing queens and dopey clowns

Two things have always mystified the Whacker. They are, in no particular order: Who the hell did wardrobe

On-farm

25 MAY 2013
OPINION: Robbed. Ned lives on in modern business

OPINION: Robbed. Ned lives on in modern business

The Whacker is becoming a voice for the people. And why not? He can spot a furphy a mile off and certainly

On-farm

18 MAY 2013

Have you ever wondered why the wool industry seems to spend most of its time struggling hand-to-mouth?

On-farm

11 MAY 2013
OPINION: Pioneering the city lifestyle

OPINION: Pioneering the city lifestyle

Vanity is, in most cases, a curse. But from time to time even the Whacker is more than happy to strut

On-farm

07 MAY 2013
OPINION: Holy crapps! When is enough is enough?

OPINION: Holy crapps! When is enough is enough?

 Some time ago, in the not-too-distant past, I may have bragged how the Whacker had become a master of

On-farm

04 MAY 2013
OPINION: Getting blood out of the stone. Our stone of course

OPINION: Getting blood out of the stone. Our stone of course

The Whacker has worked hard, for a long time. And has been dreaming about his retirement for almost as

On-farm

06 APR 2013
OPINION: Ladies and gentlemen, have you reached a verdict?

OPINION: Ladies and gentlemen, have you reached a verdict?

As my loyal readers will know I have voted Labor but once in my life. And that was only for reasons of

On-farm

22 MAR 2013
OPINION: They call it Chinese whispers, don't they?

OPINION: They call it Chinese whispers, don't they?

The old Whacker has never been one to start rumours. But that doesn't mean he's not happy to help spread

On-farm

15 MAR 2013
OPINION: There's bulls, rams, bigger bulls, and a lot of bull*#@t

OPINION: There's bulls, rams, bigger bulls, and a lot of bull*#@t

Bull sales have always fascinated me. Not quite as much as ram sales, but in a delightfully different

On-farm

08 MAR 2013
OPINION: Oil-rich Qatar is really buying up the farm - our farm

OPINION: Oil-rich Qatar is really buying up the farm - our farm

The Syrians, the Egyptians, the Iraqis and Iranians might dominate the headlines as they go around blowing

On-farm

01 MAR 2013

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