Articles by Chief Bandicoot

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COWIE’S LUXURY CRUISE REFUSES TO SINK

Shire CEO Carl Cowie’s luxury seven-day Mediterranean cruise at the invitation of prominent business baron Lindsay Fox continues to create waves, 22 months after the delights of the Athens-to-Venice odyssey have sunk well below the…


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MISSILE STRIKE ON SYRIA RECALLS SUEZ, SPAIN

The Orbiting Eye pulls back the cloak concealing why Syria was attacked and what the attackers’ ultimate aim is following this egregious breach of international law. The real target, the Eye, a Middle East expert…


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PUTIN READIES FOR WAR, COLD OR HOT

The Orbiting Eye takes note as Trump corrals his hawks into a war cabinet and Vladimir Putin sends out warning signals. Where will this end? EVEN FROM a great height the Orbiting Eye’s vision is…



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SHIRE vs INSURER CASE GOES TO COURT

SHIRE vs INSURER CASE GOES TO COURT Very interesting information concerning the Mornington Peninsula Shire’s involvement in a legal action that came to court late last year has reached Bandicoot. The shire is sueing Jardine…



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HOLIDAY IS OVER; THERE’S A SHIRE TO BE RUN

The gang was all there at Besgrove St, except for Cr Julie Morris, first constable, possibly in a divvy van somewhere stalking a villain. Veteran council watcher Barry Robinson was present, but he had forgotten…


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BENNELONG NO BENEDICTION FOR PM

Malcolm “Stanley Melbourne” Turnbull didn’t get a massive electoral fright in Bennelong today (16 Dec), with John Alexander retaining his seat quite easily when forced to re-contest it after losing a bout with the Constitution….



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DELUGE DOESN’T DAMPEN RURAL SHOPPING

Deluges over recent days have forced changes to Bandicoot’s plans. He has had to resort to shopping – a least-favoured activity, but at least out of the rain. And we are well into the Christmas…