OPINION: Just stop a minute and think about this race

OPINION: Just stop a minute and think about this race

The race that stops a nation. Big deal. With the Melbourne Cup just around the corner there are races

On-farm

02 NOV 2012
OPINION: Another business sunk by those two flatheads

OPINION: Another business sunk by those two flatheads

If any of you loyal readers have ever doubted the Whacker's take on politicians, I trust you were watching

On-farm

26 OCT 2012
OPINION: Oh, the shame of it all

OPINION: Oh, the shame of it all

I almost died of shame once. But not because of my father. In fact it was my grandmother. And it was

On-farm

19 OCT 2012
OPINION: Who are the real sheep here?

OPINION: Who are the real sheep here?

It may just be my age. You know, grumpy old bastard and all. But some people really make me sick.

On-farm

12 OCT 2012
OPINION: It's time we exported that idiot instead

OPINION: It's time we exported that idiot instead

For me Senator Jerk Ludwig was summed up at the annual Kondinin Group – ABC Rural Farmer of the Year

On-farm

04 OCT 2012
OPINION: I give up. It's just all too hard for me

OPINION: I give up. It's just all too hard for me

I am going to have to give up TV. Which in itself is an alarming prospect as the old folks home looms

On-farm

28 SEP 2012
OPINION: Fare suck of the sauce bottle

OPINION: Fare suck of the sauce bottle

Like any football fan with half a brain - that does not include rugby, where fans don't have enough brains

On-farm

21 SEP 2012
OPINION: It really is enough to make you sick

OPINION: It really is enough to make you sick

I sacked the family doctor the other day. But only because he had outlived his usefulness. Literally.

On-farm

19 SEP 2012
OPINION: TV won't help any fair dinkum farmer find a fair dinkum wife

OPINION: TV won't help any fair dinkum farmer find a fair dinkum wife

"It's sick." So I did. And she was right. It is sick. Instead of Farmer Wants A Wife it could have

On-farm

31 AUG 2012
OPINION: The secret life of the Whacker - it's a true story

OPINION: The secret life of the Whacker - it's a true story

When all us Whackers were littler tackers - yes, there's more than one of me - a highlight of our early

On-farm

24 AUG 2012
OPINION: Someone needs a kick up the backside, not a finger

OPINION: Someone needs a kick up the backside, not a finger

My prostate played a big part in the Olympics this year. It might not have been a gold medal performance

On-farm

17 AUG 2012
OPINION: Drunks. Everywhere you turn there are drunks

OPINION: Drunks. Everywhere you turn there are drunks

Say what you like, you can even call the old Whacker a wowser, but I am telling you, there is no upside

On-farm

10 AUG 2012
OPINION: Play up, play up and play the game

OPINION: Play up, play up and play the game

Sport has always been the backbone of the bush. Footy, netball, tennis and cricket (except during harvest)

On-farm

03 AUG 2012
OPINION: I'm getting sick of the sucker punch

OPINION: I'm getting sick of the sucker punch

Have we been fed yet another load of malarkey? Too bloody right. Let's call a spade a shovel here and

On-farm

27 JUL 2012
OPINION: Grain speak and the rest. It's all got to change, you know.

OPINION: Grain speak and the rest. It's all got to change, you know.

Fair dinkum I wish I had paid attention when I was in school. Well, attention to what the teachers were

On-farm

20 JUL 2012
OPINION: Kiwi duffers - first they steal the rugby, now they're stealing our sheep business

OPINION: Kiwi duffers - first they steal the rugby, now they're stealing our sheep business

New Zealand, is, without question, full of crafty bloody Kiwis. Fortunately, though, there aren't that

On-farm

13 JUL 2012

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