As we await the commencement of the 66th Sydney Film Festival on June 5 2019 - my ninth - here is a list of all the films and related events I have attended since my first festival in 2006:
In 2015 I predicted an Australia v New Zealand final, England missing the quarter-finals, and 32 winners in the 42-game group phase (one match abandoned and I somehow overlooked tipping Afghanistan v Australia).
In 2019, can I do better?
In memory of the political career of Tony Abbott 1994-2019 a fond tribute in three tweets:
The federal election on May 18 2019 will be the sixteenth in which I have taken part. I have seen nine elections in Shortland (1977, 80, 83, 84, 87, 90, 93, 96, 98), four in Grayndler (2001, 04, 07, 10), one in Watson (2013) and following a boundary change, one in Reid (2016) before this one.