Tiger Tales story: ‘Barbershop Quartet’ – November 2014

The cover story for the November-December issue of Tiger Tales Australia. Click the image to read a PDF of the story or check out a brief excerpt below. It’s the place where men get chatty, swapping sartorial secrets and giving up their best buys. Matt Shea chats with the sharpest of Australia’s new wave of […]

The Sydney Morning Herald story: ‘David Brabham plans to crowdfund return to F1’ – October 2014

A feature for the Sydney Morning Herald‘s ‘Executive Style’ section about David Brabham’s plans to crowdfund the family name back into top tier motor racing. Excerpt below. Click on the link at the bottom of the post to read the full story. It’s 6.30am in Banbury, England, but David Brabham is watching Formula One cars circle a racetrack […]

AskMen story: “History’s Greatest Fraudsters”, May 2013

A Top 10 story for AskMen. Excerpt below. In March this year, the curtain came down on the Joel Morehu-Barlow affair, the former Queensland Health employee sentenced to fourteen years in prison for skimming $16 million from the public purse. If Barlow reminded us of anything, it’s the relative ease with which fraud can be perpetrated, even if […]

AskMen story: “Top 10 Australian F1 Grand Prix Moments”, March 2013

A Top 10 story for AskMen. Excerpt below. The Australian Grand Prix is always a cracker. Parked at the end of the world and therefore usually at either end of the championship, it’s repeatedly been the setting for spectacular showdowns and stunning surprises. With the latest edition of the race about to hit Melbourne this […]

AskMen interview: Mitch Evans – “People Think I’m From Australia All The Time And That Does Piss Me Off”, March 2013

An AskMen Q&A with up-and-coming New Zealand open wheel racer, Mitch Evans. Excerpt below. Mitch Evans announced his arrival in international motorsport in September of last year. Driving at Monza for the MW Arden racing team, the 18-year-old New Zealander took out the GP3 Championship by two points from German driver, Daniel Abt. This, after Evans […]

AskMen story: “Top 10 Original Inventions That Have Never Been Bettered”, February 2013

My first story for AskMen, looking at inventions, vehicles, tools and weapons that have long outlasted their planned service life, as well as many planned replacements. This was a fun story to pull together, particularly in an age when planned obsolescence seems to dominate consumer products. Excerpt below, or follow the link at the bottom of […]