Mad About Acts

Mad Magazine has always fascinated me. Oh, I know it’s had its day, as edgier online satire and critique takes over, but in its hey-day there was something smart, savvy and downright sly about its dig at cultural orthodoxies and modern angst. The most fascinating part of all was the celebrated “Fold-in”;  the back page […]

Does Midland Need to Change, or do I?

“Midland’s changing.”  That’s the confident assertion from many people who live in our region, concerning the town that is our central hub, the aforementioned Midland. Midland has a reputation.  Has had it for years.  It’s a working class, no nonsense, hard-edged town on the fringe of Perth, nestled into the foothills about twenty-five km from […]